On July 12, 2023 the University of Georgia announced the 2023 40 Under 40 honorees. The winners include a record-breaking 9 graduates with SPIA degrees. 40 Under 40 celebrates young alumni leading the pack in their industries and communities.

SPIA’s honorees are:

Jason M. Brown (AB ’06, BS ’06) Atlanta, Ga.; assistant professor, Emory University School of Medicine

Clayton Cox (AB ’10) Silver Spring, Md.; vice president-federal affairs, McGuireWoods

Kaitlin Miller Febles (AB ’13, AB ’13, ABJ ’13) Nashville, Tenn.; principal category lead, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Mika Kawana (AB ’06) Atlanta, Ga.; director of brand partnerships, Intercontinental Exchange

Bill King (AB ’07, MPA ’09) Raleigh, N.C.; president and CEO, Downtown Raleigh Alliance

Ashley Lott (AB ’05, AB ’05) Ridgewood, N.J.; senior legal counsel, Spotify

Clyde McGrady (AB ’07) Washington, D.C.; national correspondent, New York Times

Kevin Mitchell (AB ’05) Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea; major and judge advocate general, United States Air Force

Simone Moonsammy (AB ’10, BS ’10, MSW ’20) Athens, Ga.; owner, Athena Health & Consulting Group