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40 Under 40 Class of 2022

Melinda Angeles
Systems Engineer (GIS), County of Allegheny

Jennifer C. Barnes
Supplier Diversity & Sustainability Manager, University of Pittsburgh

Brittany Bell
Managing Director, Permanent Exhibits, Deeplocal

Jessica Benham
State Representative, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Carmen Bruce
VP, Recruiter III, PNC Financial Services

William Clark
Strategy Consultant, Deloitte Consulting

Ashley Coup
Manager, Global Corporate Innovation, Koppers Inc.

Collin Diedrich
Research Scientist, University of Pittsburgh
President and Founder, Learning Disabilities Association of Pennsylvania

Jack Dougherty
Director of Special Events, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership

Tinamarie Estes-Washington
Director Of Nursing, Allegheny Health Network, Forbes Hospital

Natalie Gentile, MD
Founder, CEO, Direct Care Physicians of Pittsburgh

Deanna Grandstaff
Band Teacher, Canon-McMillan School District

Donta Green
Executive Director, Trade Institute of Pittsburgh

Joseph Hall
Executive Director, Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Robert Edward Healy III
Professor, Duquesne University

Sharell Johnson
Owner, Diva On Fleek Boutique LLC

Miracle Jones
Director of Policy and Advocacy, 1Hood Media Academy

Donald Jones Sr.
CEO, Jones Maintenance Contractor

Noah R. Jordan
Partner, Rothman Gordon, P.C.

Yasaswi Kislovskiy, MD
Director of Reproductive Infectious Disease & Co-Director of Perinatal Hope Program, Allegheny Health Network

Suzie Lachut
Managing Director of Growth & Retention, Parkhurst Dining

Anya Lernatovych
Senior Associate Attorney, Reed Smith LLP

Tanisha Long
Community Organizer, Abolotionist Law Center

Monica Malik
Senior Program Manager, Highmark Health
Executive Director, #ATU Athletic Trauma Unit

Michael R. McLaughlin Jr.
Fire Chief, Peters Township

Ayisha Morgan-Lee
Founder, CEO & Artistic Director, Hill Dance Academy Theatre

Sandra Munotyei Matoushaya
Missional Engagement Coordinator, Western PA United Methodist Church

Dontae Sherron Payne
Detective, Allegheny County Police Department

Lillian Rafson
Founder and CEO, Pack Up + Go

Andrea M. Robinson
President, ARCLS Corp.

Jessica Rogowicz
Teacher, South Fayette School District
Co-Founder and Co-Director, Pittsburgh Melanoma Foundation

Larissa Russo
Founder and Owner, The Refillery

Jessica Semler
Councilwoman, Etna BoroughSocial Media Manager & Constituent Relations Specialist, State Senator Lindsey Williams

Andréa Stanford
Pittsburgh Regional Manager, BNY Mellon

Mallory Strickland Ciuksza, MD
Internist, St. Clair Health System

F. Connelly Thieman 
Principal and Attorney, growthGC PLLC

Rev. Marco A. Tinor
Senior Pastor, St. Paul Baptist Church

Irving Torres
Member Engagement Manager, Vibrant Pittsburgh

Divya V. Venkat, MD
Co-Director of  Center for Inclusion Health RIvER Clinic & Co-Director of Perinatal Hope Program, Allegheny Health Network

Yuanyou Sunny Yang
Partner, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP

Each year, Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP recognize 40 outstanding individuals under the age of 40 whose creativity, vision and passion enrich the Pittsburgh region.

Join us as we honor the 2022 Class of 40 Under 40 for their achievements.

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2021 40 Under 40 Honorees

2021 40 Under 40 Honoree: Cue Perry

“Racial tension had been at a crazy high. I wanted to do my part and came up with an ice cream flavor with proceeds given back to a nonprofit.”

2021 40 Under 40 Honoree: Ray Nell Jones

“When you’re passionate about [a nonprofit] and you show people you’re passionate about it, you’ve had that experience, things can happen more quickly than you can expect.”

2021 40 Under 40 Honoree: Summer Lee

“This is a very, very urgent moment ...  Helping people to identify their place in this system, and their power in this system, is what we need right now.”

2021 40 Under 40 Honoree: Dr. Utibe Essien

“I think more attention has been paid to some of those disparities because of the pandemic, and I think it’ll really benefit our community as we pay more attention to it.”

2021 40 Under 40 Honoree: Danielle Filip

“I think it’s wonderful that I’m able to accommodate a larger group of the population. My work now is focused on ensuring that there are standards in place.”

2021 40 Under 40 Honoree: Dr. Taylor Abel

“Forty percent of children have epilepsy that doesn’t respond to medications. And all of those should be considered for the highest level of care and potential surgery.”

2021 40 Under 40 Honoree: Leighann Bacher

“I was seeing all these nurses and doctors on the front lines and I kind of felt helpless, 'What can little me do?’ And looking back, this was kind of my [way] to contribute.”
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