Announcing the 40 Under 40 Honorees for 2020

Each year, Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP recognize 40 outstanding individuals under the age of 40 whose creativity, vision and passion enrich the Pittsburgh region. It’s time to meet the class of 2020!

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Abby Fudor, 38
Managing Artistic Director, Arcade Comedy Theater

Adriel A. Hilton, 39
Dean of Students and Diversity Officer, Seton Hill University

Albert Ciuksza Jr., 39
Vice President of Growth and Development, Solutions 21

Allyce Pinchback-Johnson, 33
Founder and CEO, Pinchback Consulting LLC

Armani A. Davis, 28
Public Affairs Fellow Faculty Lead, Coro Pittsburgh
School of Educations and Communications Faculty, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Ash Andrews, 34
Executive Director, Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse

Audie L. Chapman, II, 37
Quality Engineer, Conturo Protoytping

Bhavini Patel, 26
Cofounder and CEO, beamdata

Brittany Houser, 33
Owner, Soul & Sea

Casey Monroe, 34
Senior Director, Cancer Screening and Chronic Disease, Adagio Health, Inc.

Ciora Thomas, 31
Executive Director, SisTers PGH

David Breingan, 32
Executive Director, Lawrenceville United

Devon L. Taliaferro, 39
Community Engagement Coordinator, The Midwife Center for Birth & Women’s Health
School Board Director – District 2, Pittsburgh Board of Public Education

Elysia Newman, 31
Executive Director, Style412

Emily Marburger, 32
Mayor, Bellevue

Emrullah Korkmaz, 34
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Gina Winstead, 37
Assistant Vice President, Membership Development and External Relations, Vibrant Pittsburgh

J Thomas Agnew, 36
Co-Owner & Operations Manager, BOOM Concepts

Jamillia Kamara, 32
Program Officer for Education, The Pittsburgh Foundation

Jasmine Cho, 36
Artist, Author, Cookie Activist

Jeff Mallory, 37
Executive Vice President, Saint Vincent College

Jessica Ruffin, 38
Senior Leader for Equity and Inclusion, Allegheny County Department of Human Services

Jesús Origel, 33
Campus Minister – University of Pittsburgh Student Athletes, Coalition for Christian Outreach

José A. Diaz, 37
Senior Director, Community Outreach & Impact, YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh

Julie Mallis, 30
City Director, Repair The World Pittsburgh

Katie Le, 27
VP, Treasury Management Account Manager, PNC Financial Services Group

Kelley Baumgartel, 35
Assistant Professor, Duquesne University

Kelsie Mozzoni LaBarbera, 31
Head of Discovery/Preclinical Project Management and Research Scientist I, Cognition Therapeutics Inc

Khamil Scantling, 32
Founder & CEO, Cocoapreneur Pgh, LLC

Laura Poskin, 37
Executive Director, Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh

Luz E Blandon, 35
Lead Case Manager, Holy Family Institute

Megan Krider, 35
Manager, Affordable Housing & Community Development, FHLBank Pittsburgh

Melissa J. Stein, 38
Financial Advisor, Stein Wealth Advisors

Natalie Bencivenga, 36
Journalist, Media Personality and Digital Media Consultant

Robert Tuñón, 35
Associate, Architect, Rothschild Doyno Collaborative

Ronald Coursey, Jr., 39
District Athletic Director, Woodland Hills School District

Sarah Boal, 38
Founder, SB Global

Sharise Nance, 39
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Author, Entrepreneur, HandinHand Counseling Services, LLC & Vitamin C Healing, LLC

Stephanie Chernay, 38
Chief Operating Officer, Neighborhood Allies

Victoria Humphrey, 27
MD Candidate, Class of 2021, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

You can read more about these amazing individuals in our November issue available later this fall.

Save the Date

40 Under 40 Virtual Celebration 
Thursday, November 19 
7 p.m. 

While we cannot gather in person this year, we have reimagined the annual 40 Under 40 event so that the class of 2020 will still receive the recognition they deserve.

The virtual event will recognize this year’s honorees and feature the premiere of the 2020 Class of 40 Under 40 video.

Join us as we celebrate this year’s 40 Under 40 Honorees!

Click here to register.

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