The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2021. This program celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of successful UGA graduates under the age of 40. The honorees will be recognized during the 11th annual 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon Sept. 10 in the Tate Student Center on campus.
Nine former graduate students received the honor:
- Mario Cambardella (BLA ’06, MEPD ’11, MLA ’13), Chamblee, Georgia, founder/CEO, ServeScape
- Carter Coe (MFR ’11), Atlanta, managing partner, Chinook Forest Partners
- Keith Giddens (MACC ’04), Charlotte, North Carolina, market managing partner for Charlotte, Dixon Hughes Goodman
- Whitney Ingram (BS ’11, PHD ’16), Albuquerque, New Mexico, R&D S&E electronics engineer, Sandia National Laboratories
- Willie Mazyck (BSED ’04, MED ’06, MBA ’14), Atlanta, global senior vice president of talent development, XPO Logistics, Inc.
- Jitendra Pant (PHD ’18), Ann Arbor, Michigan, scientific research fellow, University of Michigan
- Victoria Sanchez (AB ’08, MA ’10), Washington, D.C., special assistant, U.S. Department of State
- Cara Winston Simmons (AB ’03, MED ’07, PHD ’18), Athens, director and adjunct faculty, University of Georgia
- Tracey D. Troutman (BSA ’07, MAL ’08), Washington, D.C., director, Office of Outreach, Diversity and Equal Opportunity, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
Both Whitney Ingram and Jitendra Pant were featured in the Graduate School’s magazine. Tracey Troutman was a panelist for the Graduate School’s event Graduate Education through the Decades: The Impact of Mary Frances Early earlier this year. This event was in celebration of 60 Years of Desegregation at UGA.
Read more about the award and each recipient here.