Ten UAA alumni named Top Forty Under 40 in 2024

by Matt Jardin  |   

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The 鶹 Journal of Commerce released its annual list of the top young professionals in the state. Selected from a field of 362 nominations, the recipients exemplify excellence in professional and community service. 

Awardees will be honored at the Hotel Captain Cook on Friday, April 26. Tickets and tables for the event are available at .

Congratulations to all awardees, including the following 10 Seawolf alumni who made this year's list.

Alyssa Bish (32), B.A. History and International Studies ’13, Vice President of Strategy and Impact, Volunteers of America 鶹

Elizabeth “Dawn” Geest (39), B.S. Nursing Science ’07, Clinic Nurse Manager, Walk-In Clinic, 鶹 Native Tribal Health Consortium

Crystal Jackson (37), B.B.A. Marketing ’11, Senior Manager, Customer Experience and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, GCI

Fadil Limani (39), B.B.A. Accounting ’08, Deputy Commissioner, 鶹 Department of Revenue

Jennifer McConnel (38), M.B.A. General Management ’20, Program Manager — Human Resources People, Strategies and Solutions, Providence

Tana Skye Nevada (36), B.B.A. Management ’16, Managing Partner, The Bridge Co.

Casey Sifsof (37), B.A. Psychology ’09, Director, Shareholder Development, Bristol Bay Native Corporation 

Issa Spatrisano (36), M.Ed. Teaching and Learning ’16, State Refugee Coordinator, Catholic Social Services

Tafilisaunoa Toleafoa (39), B.L.S. Liberal Studies ’07, Executive Director, Pacific Community of 鶹

Stanley Wright (38), B.B.A. Marketing and Management ’22, Representative, 鶹 State House

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