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Group photo of honorees after awards ceremony

Ten UNCG students and alumni were recognized at the Triad Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty event held at UNCG’s Elliott University Center on Thursday, Feb. 16.

Sponsored by the Bryan School of Business and Economics, the annual event honors the top movers and shakers – under the age of 40 – from across the Triad. The 2017 honorees range in age from 26 to 39 and represent a variety of industries.

The 10 Spartans recognized are:

  • Tyler E. Freeman, senior
    Operations director and associate vice president
    Barn Ridge Financial Partners, Ameriprise Financial
  • Rachel Moss Gauldin ’04x
    Chief operating officer
    High Point Chamber of Commerce
  • Nicholas Hester ’10 PhD
    Interim director of student support services
    Winston-Salem State University
  • Skylar Mearing ’10
    Marketing and communications manager
    Bank of Oak Ridge
  • Chris Murray, senior
    Vice president of member experience
    Truliant Federal Credit Union
  • David Parrish ’00
    Assistant city manager
    City of Greensboro
  • Ashley Hicks Raper ’08, ’15 MBA
    Director of development
    Junior Achievement of the Triad
  • Jessica I. Roberts ’03
    Director of marketing and tourism
    Mount Airy Tourism Development Authority and Surry County Tourism Partnership
  • Joe Scott ’06
    Co-owner and creative director
    Geeksboro Coffee and Beverage Company
  • Adam Tarleton ’03 MFA
    Brooks Pierce

To learn more and to view the full list of honorees, click here. For more information about the Bryan School, visit bryan.uncg.edu.


Story by Alyssa Bedrosian, University Communications
Photography provided by the Triad Business Journal

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