Sarah Ernst, partner in Alston & Bird’s Health Care Group, and Kevin Gooch, partner in the firm’s Finance Group, have been selected as members of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “40 Under 40” Class of 2015, an elite group of Atlanta professionals recognized for their notable career achievements as well as their contributions to the community.
Ernst has been recognized for her considerable contributions to OnBoard Inc., the leading authority on women in the boardroom of Georgia public companies and a catalyst to increase the number of female directors on public and private for-profit company boards. Virginia Means, senior vice president of human resources for Post Properties, told the Atlanta Business Chronicle, “Sarah is smart, savvy and authentic.”
Gooch was highlighted for his work in the community, including his work as president of the Emerging 100 of Atlanta, the young professional auxiliary of 100 Black Men of Atlanta.
This is the 12th year that the Atlanta Business Chronicle has featured a “40 Under 40” class of rising stars in the Atlanta area.