Profiles of 14 alumni under the age of 40 who are making a significant mark in their respective field. They are Sylvia Garcia (LAS MS '06), COO of the Chicago Transit Authority; cancer researcher Dr. Michael Kharas (CSH '01); Michael Cassel (JD '06), director of global corporate citizenship for Boeing; Corinne Heggie (JD '01), partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP; musician Marquis Hill (MM '12); Cody Lassen (SNL '06) Broadway investor and producer and marketing director at Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles; Karen Bartuch (CMN MA '10), communications, portfolio management and project management leader at Motorola Solutions; Recardo Gibson (LAS '02), public affairs officer for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Sanjay Gidwani (CDM '03), senior director at Salesforce.com; Ezequiel Flores (BUS '00), CEO of Flying Retail; costume designer J.R. Hawbaker (THE '05); Carina Hira (CDM '02, MS '04) financial consultant for PwC; Marisa Kurk (BUS MS '08), COO at Mesirow Financial Currency Management; and Tawanda Lawrence (EdD '14), assistant superintendent of curriculum, instruction and technology at Country Club Hills (Ill.) School District 160.