Arcadia Celebrates 40 Under 40 Alumni Honorees

May 15, 2020 Andrea Walls

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Arcadia University is proud to announce its biennial “40 Under 40” for 2020. This is the second class of extraordinary professionals under the age of 40 who are making strides in their careers to shape the future of the industries they serve, to bring change to their local and global communities, and to lead by example for the next generation of Arcadia alumni.

The 40 individuals are among the most promising, accomplished, entrepreneurial, creative, and inspiring alumni, and they represent the diverse, global Arcadia community—across degrees, professions, regions, nationalities, interests, and involvements. The group is highlighted at and will be featured in an upcoming Arcadia magazine. 

The Arcadia 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 includes John Arnao ’18MBA; Kyle Asman ’17; Chelsea Badeau ’03; Lt. Shantel Blume ’13DPT; Kellie Clay ’10,’12MEd; Patti DeBow ’02; Rachel DeLadesmo ’14; Meg Eubank ’05, ’07MEd; Ernie Gonzalez ’06; Nick Gregorio ’15MFA; David Jacobs ’14; Courtney Knowlton ’10, ’12MEd; Beth Lawrence, CMP ’09; Phillip Le ’05; Camilo López Delgado ’15; Gianna Lozzi Wolf ’16; Chantel Mattiola ’15M; Danielle McKenna ’14M; Michael J. McLaughlin, Esq. ’04; Lawin Bauza Miclat ’16; Kim Jacoby Morris ’10; Jolene Mudri ’03, ’17MBA; Jennifer Ng ’11; Sammy Nickalls ’14; Juan Pacheco ’02; Dr. Rachel E. Palis ’10;  Meg Corcoran Patten ’06; Verónica Ponce ’18MBA; Keisha M. Robinson ’18MEd; Jamie Rohner ’02; Daniel W. Safford ’16DPT; Dr. Amber LaJeunesse Silverberg ’06; Meg Skill ’06; Kajette Bloomfield Solomon ’06; Joe Spearot ’14; Kasey Lynch Thomas ’12; Jeff Tintle ’02; PJ Turcotte ’12; Candace Yaeger ’07; and Elizaveta Zibirova ’15.

“Each of these stellar professionals exhibits extraordinary creativity, leadership, and talent that fully represents the essence of the Arcadia experience and reflects the impressive caliber of professionals who graduate from the University,” said Brigette A. Bryant, vice president of Development and Alumni Engagement. “It is an honor for us to present these 40 rising leaders who inspire our community and represent the very best of Arcadia.”

For more information about Arcadia 40 Under 40, contact Andrea Farnan, director of Young Alumni and Student Engagement (215-572-2160,

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