Grady alumni in UGA's 40 under 40 Class of 2018 (top row, l. to r.): Brooke Bowen (ABJ '07), Meredith Dean (ABJ '14), Lauren Pearson (ABJ '02), Quanza Griffin (ABJ '01); (second row, l. to r.) Chase Cain (ABJ '05), Ivey Evans (ABJ '06) and Josh Delaney (ABJ '11)
Seven Grady alumni among UGA’s 40 under 40 class of 2018
The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 40 under 40 Class of 2018. The program honors outstanding UGA alumni who are under the age of 40 for their professional and philanthropic achievements.
This year’s class includes the following Grady alumni: Brooke Bowen (ABJ’07), Chase Cain (ABJ’05), Meredith Dean (ABJ’14), Josh Delaney (ABJ’11), Ivey Evans (ABJ’06), Quanza Griffin (ABJ’01) and Lauren Pearson (ABJ’02).
The honorees will be recognized at the annual awards luncheon on Sept. 13 at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Registration for the event is now open.
Nominations for 40 Under 40 were open from February to April. Honorees must have attended UGA and aspire to uphold the Pillars of the Arch. Additional criteria are available on the UGA Alumni Association website.
This year’s 40 under 40 honorees, including their graduation year, city, title and employer, are:
Kristen Bernhard, 2009, Atlanta, deputy commissioner for system reform, Georgia Department for Early Care & Learning
Brooke Bowen, 2007 and 2010, Atlanta, legal counsel, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
Chase Cain, 2005, West Hollywood, creative producer, Hulu
Matt Coley, 2003 and 2005, Cordele, owner/operator, Coley Gin and Fertilizer/Coley Farms
Caitlyn Cooper, 2007, Marietta, president, Caitlyn Cooper Consulting
Matthew Crim, 2005, Athens, general cardiologist, assistant professor of medicine, Piedmont Heart Institute, Augusta University/UGA Medical Partnership