The Georgia Southern University Alumni Association has named the “40 Under 40” Class of 2018.
Designated by the University’s Alumni Association, the honor recognizes young alumni who are leading the way in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.
|Dayna Alexander||2014||Doctor of Public Health||Behavioral Scientist – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia|
|Jennifer Banks||2007||BSEET Elec Engineering Tech||Quality Compliance Audit Manager – Delta Air Lines, Delta Material Services, Atlanta, Georgia|
|Caroline Bevillard||2011||BS Sports Management||Associate Athletic Director – University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi|
|Jeffrey Bush||2013||BA Business Economics||Chief Operating Officer – Parker’s, Savannah, Georgia|
|Joseph Chiariello||2007||BFA, Graphic Design||Graphic Designer – US Patriot Tactical, Columbia, South Carolina|
|Katie Childers||2011||MBA Business||Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and Legislative Affairs – Office of Governor Nathan Deal, Atlanta, Georgia|
|John Cornelius||2001||BSEET Elec Engineering Tech||Distribution Manager, Metro East Region – Georgia Power Company, Atlanta, Georgia|
|James Davis||2008||BA Chemistry||Surgeon – South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta, Georgia|
|Matt Donaldson||2013||BBA Finance||Assistant Vice President, Controller – Durden Banking Company, Twin City, Georgia|
|Victoria Edwards||2006||BS Health Science Community Health||Personnel Systems Manager – US Army, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas|
|Robert Goolsby||2007||BSIT IT/Knowledge Management and IT Integration||Vice President, Professional Services – Fiserv, Alpharetta, Georgia|
|Alex Grovenstein||2002||BS Public Relations||Auctioneer – Self Employed, Statesboro, Georgia|
|Matthew Heil||2001||BM Performance||Special Bandsman – US Army, Washington, District of Columbia|
|Jonathan Herschell||2005||BA Political Science||Assistant City Manager – City of Hartwell, Georgia|
|Dean Hudson||2006/2011||BBA Logistics/Intermodal Transportation; MBA||Regional Business Manager – J.B. Hunt Transport, Atlanta, Georgia|
|Jonathan Judy||2006||BS Public Relations||Chief Technology and Information Officer- Tift County Board of Education, Tifton, Georgia|
|Adrian King||2013||BA International Studies||Public Health Program Associate, Project Coordinator – Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia|
|Kathryn Lanier||2012||BSCHEM Chemistry||Director of STEM Education Outreach – Southern Research, Birmingham, Alabama|
|Beau Leyse||2009||BS Community Health||Pataula Adult Felony Drug Court Coordinator – Randolph County, Georgia|
|Memory Littles||2003||BS Broadcasting||Director of Student Activities – Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia|
|Kyle Lopez||2006||BS Physics||Research Scientist – Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia|
|Nandi Marshall||2012||Doctor of Public Health||Assistant Professor of Public Health – Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia|
|Brittney Mobley||2003||BSED Early Childhood Education||Principal – Taylors Creek Elementary, Liberty County Board of Education, Hinesville, Georgia|
|Wayne Murphy||2004||BBA Management||Branch Manager – Queensborough Bank & Trust, Savannah, Georgia|
|Paul Newman||2005||BBA Marketing/Sales Sales Management||Owner/Broker – Statesboro Real Estate, Statesboro, Georgia|
|Wesley Olliff||2007||BBA Management||Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending – Colony Bank, Savannah, Georgia|
|Dominique Quarles||2011||BS Biology||Director of Diversity and Inclusion – University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia|
|Deborah Rodriguez Garcia||2010/2012||BA Modern Languages; Master of Arts in Modern Languages: Spanish||Regional Education Program Coordinator – Mission Rabies, Global|
|Christopher Rogers||2011||BSB Biology||Pediatrician – Pediatric Associates of Savannah, Savannah, Georgia|
|Clinton Rouse||2004||BS Recreation/Natural and Cultural Resource Management||Park Manager – Richard B. Russell State Park, Elberton, Georgia|
|Kutina Ruhumbika||2002||BBA Marketing/Fashion Merchandising||Vice President of People – Barteca Restaurant Group, New York, New York|
|David Schott||2016||MBA; DPH||Chief Operating Officer – South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta, Georgia|
|Erica Sellers||2004/2012||BBA Management/Human Resources Management; MBA||Director of Marketing and Sales – Morris Multimedia, Statesboro Magazine, Statesboro, Georgia|
|Anthony Setari||2009||BA Writing and Linguistics||Data Fellow, Research and Evaluation Specialist – District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, District of Columbia|
|Hollie Sisk||2001/2005||BSED Special Education; MED Instructional Technology||Instructional Service Coordinator – Georgia Southern College of Education, Armstrong Campus, Savannah, Georgia|
|Donovan Thompson||2010||BSCHEM Chemistry||Senior Research Chemist – AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry Global R&D, Bridgewater, New Jersey|
|Brittany Tucker||2008||MS Sports Management||Director of Leadership Training – 3Ci, Atlanta, Georgia|
|Jarrett Walsh||2003||BS Chemistry||Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery – University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa|
|Jermaine Whirl||2010||MED Adult Education and Community Leadership||Vice President of Learning & Workforce Development – Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina|
|Curtis Williams||2009||BBA Information Systems||Owner – HHE Enterprise, Curtis J. & Associates, Smyrna, Georgia|
“We are excited to honor the ‘40 Under 40′ Class of 2018 not only for their leadership in their personal and professional lives but for their commitment to the University,” said Wendell Tompkins, Director of Alumni Relations. “Our outstanding graduates from Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University are leading the way as stalwarts in their communities.”
Chosen by a selection committee based on their professional expertise and achievements, as well as dedication to charitable and community initiatives, “40 Under 40” honorees represent the excellence of the University’s young alumni and demonstrate the positive contributions and remarkable achievements for which Georgia Southern and Armstrong graduates are known.
The full list of “40 Under 40” Class of 2018 honorees is available online here.
The class will be recognized at an awards luncheon on Friday, September 28 in the Nessmith-Lane Center Ballroom on the Georgia Southern Statesboro Campus. In addition, the honorees will be featured in the fall edition of Georgia Southern magazine and on the Alumni Association website.
To learn more about the program, visit GeorgiaSouthern.edu/40under40.