Announces The Top 40 Under 40 Military Class of 2013


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High-achieving military-experienced individuals who are serving or who have previously served are being recognized

on Veterans Day

Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) November 3, 2013 -, where America's military connects with civilian

careers, announced the winners of The Top 40 Under 40 Military Class of 2013 today. The military-experienced individuals who make up the 2013 class were selected by's worldwide military base

newspaper, Military Transition News (MTN), and the winners are being released this week in honor of

Veterans Day.

“Both hiring veterans and equipping them to find employment outside Accenture is a top priority for us,” said

John Campagnino, managing director, global talent acquisition at Top 40 Under 40 Military presenting

sponsor Accenture. “Accenture has welcomed many military veterans into our workforce and we are proud to

help honor these 40 individuals who have served their country. These veterans serve as role models for others

in the military and for those who are taking their military skills and using them to build successful careers in the

private sector.”

The Top 40 Under 40 Military program recognizes the top performing service members who are serving or have

served in the U.S. armed forces. They are profiled each year in the November/December Veterans Day issue of

MTN. The individuals selected for the 2013 recognition are:


  • Gregg Besozzi, Army, CPT
  • Derick B. Brough, Army, MSG
  • Kieran Carroll, Navy, LT
  • David S. Chang, Army, MAJ
  • Eugene T. Chu, Army, CPT
  • Jeffrey W. Clapper, Air Force, MSgt
  • Drew Concannon, Army, CPT
  • Kevin Conroy, Air Force, Capt
  • Richard Crazythunder, Navy, P02
  • Michael Dakduk, Marines, SSgt
  • Nicolette Danenberger, Navy, P01
  • Benjamin T. Faw, Army, CPT
  • Spencer Garrison, Army, CPT
  • James R. Hagle, Marines, SgtMaj
  • Adam L. Hamilton, Navy, LT
  • Caleb Huff, Army, SPC
  • Christopher W. Jones, Army, 1LT
  • Matt Larson, Air Force, Capt
  • Jim Lawson, Army, MAJ
  • Paul David Lucas, Jr., Army, SGT
  • Nolan Martin, Army, 1LT
  • C. Rene' Albert-Matthews, Air Force, SSgt
  • Matthew J. McCullough, Navy, LT
  • Conor C. McNamara, Army, CPT
  • Melanie M. Monts de Oca, Navy, LT
  • Clark W. Morrison, Navy, P02
  • Michael J. Noce, Navy, LT
  • Lisa Parrott, Marines, Capt
  • Matthew J. Quick, Army, MSG
  • Derek Rey, Marines, Capt
  • Seth Robert, Marines, Sgt
  • Tony Rossi, Navy, P01
  • Terry Schooler, Army, MAJ
  • Ryan Sund, Army, SSG
  • Christopher Terrio, Air Force, SMSgt
  • Shawn J. VanDiver, Navy, P01
  • Sandy Vithayanonth, Army, CPT
  • Christopher Welsh, Marines, Maj
  • Michael A. Willis, Navy, LT
  • Brad M. Zabek, Navy, P02


“Our 2013 Top 40 Under 40 Military class represents the highest of standards. They have excelled in a variety

of circumstances and continued to shine under adversity. The quality of their character and their mission-first

attitude makes them rising stars,” said Jake Hutchings, Director of “As we mark Veterans Day

on November 11, we hope that recognizing these forty military-experienced leaders will help to commemorate

the occasion.”

The criteria for the Top 40 Under 40 Military are as follows:
• Serving or has served in the U.S. armed forces
• Under 40 years old
• Exemplary military performance as per their assignments and evaluations
• Honorable discharge or anticipate an honorable discharge

For more information on the Top 40 Under 40 Military program including a pictorial of the 2013 class, go to


About The Top 40 Under 40 Military
The Top 40 Under 40 Military is released annually by, where America's military connects with

civilian careers., with parent company Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused

recruiting firm in the U.S., together deliver the largest military-to-civilian footprint available to companies seeking

to recruit and hire from the military talent pool. BMI is based in metro-Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, go