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Seven UTSA alumni named Business Journal rising stars

Seven UTSA alumni were selected by the San Antonio Business Journal for inclusion in its 40 Under 40 Rising Stars list, published in December 2008. The journal’s annual selection honors those who are making a difference in San Antonio’s business and civic community.

Nancy E. Ozuna., '93 B.B.A. in accounting, M.P.A. in accounting, is a principal in the Hanke Group PC. Nancy specializes in providing retail company and employee benefit plan audits to clients in the commercial services industry.

Rob Killen, '97 B.A. in political science, is a partner of the law firm Kaufman & Killen Inc. Rob is a land use attorney specializing in development rights, creation of special districts, annexation, zoning and governmental relations. He’s actively involved in community organizations and is a UTSA Alumni Association board member.

Mary Ellen Trevino, '97 M.B.A. in finance, is the founder of P3S Corporation, a business that works with federal clients in awarding contracts to small businesses. Mary Ellen is a former federal executive with the U.S. Department of the Treasury Franchise Fund–FedSource.

Charissa Barnes, '98 B.B.A. in general business, is president of OIS (Official Inspection Stations), a group of seven state vehicle inspection sites in San Antonio. Charissa is a member of the Entrepreneurs Organization, is on the advisory board of the Alamo Area Council of Governments and is active in the Texas State Inspection Organization, the trade group for the industry.

Kaushalya (Kausi) Subramaniam, '00 B.S. in mechanical engineering, is vice president of business development of InTEC, a San Antonio engineering firm. Kausi is the current president of the Alamo Asian American Chamber of Commerce and is involved in other civic ventures.

Danny Zimmermann, '01 B.S. in mechanical engineering, is co-founder and principal of Cleary Zimmermann Engineers in San Antonio. He is a design engineer and project manager for the firm, and is responsible for managing the firm’s business and financial affairs. He is currently president of the UTSA Alumni Association.

Phillip Washington Jr., '06 B.B.A. in finance, is a financial representative at Northwestern Mutual. He’s on the board of the Alamo City Chamber of Commerce and is active in the San Antonio Area African American Community Fund.

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