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USD Alumni Association Announces the 2020 Class of 30 Under 30 Recipients

30 Under 30 logo The USD Alumni Association presents the 2020 class of 30 Under 30 recipients.

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota announced the 2020 class of 30 Under 30 recipients. 30 Under 30 recognizes outstanding young alumni who are making an impact in their professional and personal lives. Achievements are recognized in the areas of professional success, community involvement and/or university engagement. The 30 Under 30 program began in 2018.

USD is proud to present the Class of 2020:

  • Alexa Williams, Mercy Hospital St. Louis
  • Brent Impecoven, Eide Bailly LLP
  • Brittany Lewno-Dumdie, Billings Public Schools
  • Cassie Blake, National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU)
  • Clay Hoffman, South Dakota State University Foundation
  • Daniel Davies, Mayo Clinic
  • Derek Chancellor, National Media
  • Grant Lueders, Gallagher
  • Jeff Mettler, Iowa State University
  • Jennifer Candela, Madison High School
  • Jilanne Doom, CNN, Washington D.C.
  • Kayl Barkley, Acquipt
  • Kelsey Menge, Bismarck State College
  • Kyle Chase, U.S. Senator Michael Rounds
  • Lindsey Montileaux-Mabbutt, University of Washington School of Dentistry
  • Mackenzie Huber, Lawrence University
  • Madison Mills, Hawai'i Department of Education
  • Mallory Schulte, Birmingham & Cwach Law Office, Prof. LLC
  • Megan Glisar-Wegher, Ear, Nose & Throat Consultants
  • Molly Ervin-Person, LSU Health - Shreveport
  • Morgan Nelson, Avera Research Institute
  • Rachel Ustad, Department of Veteran's Affairs, VA Hospital
  • Rachelle Norberg, Gunvordahl Gunvordahl & Norberg Prof. LLC & Gregory County Title Company
  • Reanna Bertram, Deloitte & Touche
  • Rebecca Molsberry, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
  • Ryan Blake, Consumer Bankers Association (CBA)
  • Taylor Chapman, Spencer Community Schools
  • Teagan McNary, Self-Employed
  • Tyler Sternhagen, University of Wisconsin/UW Health University Hospital-American Family Children's Hospital
  • William Powell, Podyum LLC

Additional information about the 30 Under 30 program is available at


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 84 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.


Hanna DeLange
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