FACS well represented in UGA 40 Under 40 list
July 16, 2021

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2021.

This program celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of successful UGA graduates under the age of 40. The honorees will be recognized during the 11th annual 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon on Sept. 10 in the Tate Student Center. 

Four members of the FACS family were recognized as honorees:

Cara Winston Simmons, (AB ’03, MED ’07, PHD ’18), director of the FACS Student Success and Advising Center and adjunt faculty member.

Heath Milligan (BSCFS '05), principal, Macallan Real Estate

Hilary Shipley (BSFCS '04), principal, Colliers International-Savannah

Daniel Stewart (BSFCS '05), president/COO, Wier / Stewart

“We are excited to unveil this year’s class of 40 Under 40 and welcome them back home to Athens for the awards luncheon in September,” said Meredith Gurley Johnson, executive director of alumni relations. “I continue to be amazed by the excellence of our young alumni. These outstanding individuals exemplify leadership in their industries and communities.” 

Nominations for 40 Under 40 were open from February to April, and more than 400 nominations were received for this year’s class. Honorees must have attended UGA and uphold the Pillars of the Arch, which are wisdom, justice and moderation. Additional criteria are available on the UGA Alumni Association website.  

“This year’s honorees highlight the transformational work UGA graduates are doing early in their careers,” said Meredith Gurley Johnson, executive director of alumni relations. “Among this year’s class are individuals who are solving some of the greatest challenges facing our country and the world. During a particularly challenging year, we are especially proud to call them members of the Bulldog family.”  

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