Seven of San Antonio Business Journal's '40 Under 40' hail from UTSA

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(Feb. 9, 2012) -- Young UTSA Roadrunners are making a difference in San Antonio. On Jan. 26, the San Antonio Business Journal honored six UTSA alumni and one UTSA employee on its "40 Under 40" list, an elite who's who of rising community leaders and business professionals in greater San Antonio.

Among the list are three alumni from the College of Public Policy Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) program: Leroy Alloway '03, 32, director of community development at Alamo Regional Mobility Authority; Jeff Coyle '07, 37, director of public affairs at KGB Texas; and Stephanie Bocanegra Suarez '05, 34, former chief of staff at the San Antonio Water System (now with Integrity Roofing).

Additionally, the Business Journal recognized Christy Bachmeyer '97, 37, who earned her B.B.A. in finance at UTSA and serves as senior vice president and director of retail sales at Frost Bank; Gabriela Gonzalez-Carmona '99, 36, who earned her B.A. in communication with public relations and business administration concentrations at UTSA, and is human capital manager at NatureSweet Tomatoes Ltd.; and Kevin Harris '98, 36, who earned his B.B.A. in accounting and is founder and director of Covenant Multifamily Offices LLC.

The publication also honored UTSA staff member Andrea Nocito, 28, who is the energy savings solution manager in the UTSA Institute for Economic Development Small Business Development Center.

"We are thrilled to see that so many Roadrunners were included in this year's '40 Under 40'," said Jim Mickey '78, UTSA associate vice president for alumni relations and marketing. "San Antonio has embraced UTSA as a vital part of the community and to see our alums and staff recognized for their work makes us very, very proud."