UVU Alumni Recognized for Remarkable Impact in Community

UVU Alumni Recognized for Remarkable Impact in Community

APRIL 17, 2023|  By IA Staff Member


Eleven outstanding Utah Valley University (UVU) alumni were recognized on the Utah Valley BusinessQ’s 2023 "40 Under 40" list. This prestigious list recognizes innovators and change-makers who are contributing to both their respective field and to the community.


The UVU alumni who made the list encompass a diverse range of industries, including healthcare, law, marketing, and entrepreneurship. This award serves as a testament to their personal achievements and to UVU’s dedication to hands-on learning and forward-thinking education.


The alumni include:


Kara North ’07 Business Management – Managing Partner at Moxie Law Group

Jared Morse ’13 Business management and Marketing – Founder and CEO of Kodiak Leather Co.

Shane Rowley ’10 Accounting – Co-founder and President of Nimbl

Becky Tasker ’06 General Academics – Head of Global Growth and Demand at Qualtrics

Tucker Lougee ’11 Physical Ed and Recreation – Senior Director of Campus Events at Thanksgiving Point

Kevin “DoK” R. Woods ’12 Behavioral Science – Mental Performance Consultant

Lex Nevin ’16 Communications – Founder & CEO of Dressed in Lala

Jacob McHargue ’13 Accounting – Director of Entrepreneurship at CB Vault

Amelia Thorn ’17 Communications – Director of Business Development at Holy Cross Hospital - Mountain Point

Ben Perkins ’19 Marketing – Founder of &Collar

Carson Rawle ’20 Finance – Co-founder of Tacoma, 4Runner & Tundra Lifestyle, and Overland Depot


UVU is committed to fostering an environment that nurtures talent, encourages innovation, and prepares students for success in their chosen fields.


The success of these 11 UVU alumni serves as an inspiration for current and future students, highlighting the potential for greatness they can achieve with a UVU education.


*Photos courtesy of Utah Valley Business Q