40 Under 40

group photo of georgia southern's 40 under 40 alumni

40 under 40 alumni logoOf Georgia Southern’s 120,000 living alumni, more than 50,000 are under 40 years of age. The Alumni Association recently honored its Class of 2018 40 under 40, representing the excellence of the University’s young alumni and demonstrating the positive contributions and achievements for which University graduates are known.

DAYNA S. ALEXANDER, DR.P.H. Georgia Southern University 2014 Dr.P.H. Public Health Behavioral Scientist Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, GA

JEFF BUSH Armstrong State University 2013 B.A. Economics Chief Operating Officer Parker’s Savannah, GA

KATIE CHILDERS Georgia Southern University 2011 MBA Business Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and Legislative Affairs Office of Governor Nathan Deal Atlanta, GA

JOSEPH CHIARIELLO Georgia Southern University Armstrong State University 2007 BFA Graphic Design Graphic Designer U.S. Patriot Tactical Columbia, SC

MATTHEW PERRY HEIL Georgia Southern University 2001 B.M. Performance Special Bandsman U.S. Army Washington, DC

DEAN HUDSON Georgia Southern University 2006 BBA Logistics/Intermodal Transportation 2011 MBA Business Administration Regional Business Manager J.B. Hunt Transport Atlanta, GA

JON HERSCHELL Georgia Southern University 2005 B.A. Political Science 2008 MPA Public Administration Assistant City Manager City of Hartwell, GA

JONATHAN W. JUDY Georgia Southern University 2006 B.S. Public Relations Chief Technology and Information Officer Tift County Board of Education Tifton, GA

PAUL NEWMAN Georgia Southern University 2005 BBA Marketing/Sales—Sales Management Owner/Broker Statesboro Real Estate Statesboro, GA

DOMINIQUE A. QUARLES Georgia Southern University 2011 B.S. Biology 2013 M.Ed. Higher Education Director of Diversity and Inclusion University of Georgia Athens, GA

W. WESLEY OLLIFF Georgia Southern University 2007 BBA Management Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending Colony Bank Savannah, GA

DEBORAH M. RODRIGUEZ GARCIA Georgia Southern University 2011 B.A. Modern Languages 2012 M.A. Spanish Regional Education Program Coordinator Mission Rabies Global

BRITTANY TUCKER Georgia Southern University 2008 M.S. Sports Management Coaching Nashville, TN

JARRETT E. WALSH, M.D., PH.D. Armstrong State University 2003 B.S. Chemistry 2003 B.S. Mathematics Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine Iowa City, IA

CAROLINE BEVILLARD Georgia Southern University 2011 B.S. Sport Management 2013 M.Ed. Higher Education Associate Athletic Director University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS

JOHN L. CORNELIUS Georgia Southern University 2001 BSEET Electrical Engineering Technology Distribution Manager Georgia Power Company—Metro East Region Atlanta, GA

JAMES R. DAVIS, M.D. Georgia Southern University 2008 B.A. Chemistry Surgeon South Georgia Medical Center Valdosta, GA

MATT DONALDSON Georgia Southern University 2013 BBA Finance Assistant Vice President, Controller Durden Banking Company, Inc. Twin City, GA

KATHRYN LANIER, PH.D. Georgia Southern University 2012 B.S. Chemistry Director of STEM Education Outreach Southern Research Birmingham, AL

BEAU LEYSE Georgia Southern University 2009 B.S. Health Science Pataula Adult Felony Drug Court Coordinator Randolph County Albany, GA

ADRIAN R. KING Georgia Southern University 2013 B.A. International Studies Public Health Program Associate Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University Atlanta, GA

MEMORY DAWN LITTLES Georgia Southern University 2003 B.S. Broadcasting 2008 M.Ed. Higher Education Director of Student Activities Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA

CHRISTOPHER ROGERS, M.D. Georgia Southern University 2011 B.S. Biology Pediatrician Pediatric Associates of Savannah, PC Savannah, GA

KUTINA RUHUMBIKA Georgia Southern University 2002 BBA Marketing/Fashion Merchandising Vice President of People Barteca Restaurant Group New York, NY

CLINTON DARRELL ROUSE Georgia Southern University 2004 B.S. Natural and Cultural Resource Management Park Manager Richard B. Russell State Park Elberton, GA

DAVID EDWARD SCHOTT II, DR.P.H. Georgia Southern University 2016 MBA Business 2016 Dr.P.H. Public Health Chief Operating Officer South Georgia Medical Center Valdosta, GA

JERMAINE WHIRL, PH.D. Armstrong State University 2010 M.Ed. Adult Education and Community Leadership/Human Resources Development Vice President of Learning and Workforce Development Greenville Technical College Greenville, SC

CURTIS J. WILLIAMS Georgia Southern University 2009 BBA Information Systems Owner HHE Enterprise, Curtis J & Associates Smyrna, GA

JENNIFER LAUREN BANKS Georgia Southern University 2007 BSEET Electrical Engineering Technology Quality Compliance Audit Manager Delta Air Lines, Delta Material Services Atlanta, GA

MAJOR VICTORIA EDWARDS Georgia Southern University 2006 B.S. Community Health Personnel Systems Manager Asymmetric Warfare Group Ft. Meade, MD

ROBERT GOOLSBY Georgia Southern University 2007 BSIT Knowledge Management and IT Integration 2013 MBA Business Administration/ Web Vice President, Professional Services Fiserv Alpharetta, GA

ALEX GROVENSTEIN Georgia Southern University 2002 B.S. Public Relations Auctioneer Brooklet, GA

KYLE LOPEZ Georgia Southern University 2006 B.S. Physics Research Scientist Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA

NANDI MARSHALL, DR.P.H. Georgia Southern University 2012 Dr.P.H. Public Health Assistant Professor of Public Health Georgia Southern University Savannah, GA

BRITTNEY MOBLEY, ED.D. Georgia Southern University 2003 B.S.Ed. Early Childhood Education 2004 M.Ed. Educational Leadership 2010 Ed.D. Curriculum Studies Principal, Taylors Creek Elementary Liberty County Board of Education Hinesville, GA

M. WAYNE MURPHY JR. Georgia Southern University 2004 BBA Management Branch Manager Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company Savannah, GA

ERICA A. SELLERS Georgia Southern University 2004 BBA Management/Human Resources 2012 MBA Business Director of Marketing and Sales Morris Multimedia, Statesboro Magazine Statesboro, GA

HOLLIE G. SISK Georgia Southern University 2001 B.S.Ed. Special Education 2005 M.Ed. Instructional Technology Director of the Instructional Resources Center, College of Education Georgia Southern University Savannah, GA

ANTHONY SETARI, PH.D. Georgia Southern University 2009 B.A. Writing and Linguistics Visiting Assistant Professor of Quantitative Research Methodologies Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education University of Massachusetts—Lowell Lowell, MA

DONOVAN L. THOMPSON, PH.D. Georgia Southern University 2010 B.S. Chemistry Senior Research Chemist Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry Global R & D America Bridgewater, NJ