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Business Journal Names Alums to 2012 40 Under 40 List

The St. Louis Business Journal named Fontbonne University alumnus Adam Sommer, Charlie Schwartz and Sarajeni Hammond to its 2012 list of 40 Under 40 honorees.

Sommer, 29, works as a business leader in product security for MasterCard Worldwide, the operations center for which is located in O’Fallon, Mo. He graduated from Fontbonne in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and he currently serves as a member of Fontbonne's alumni association board of directors.

Schwartz, 34, is a new adviser training program manager for Wells Fargo Advisors. He graduated from Fontbonne's OPTIONS program with an MBA in 2006.

Hammond, 36, is director of global organizational development for Emerson Electric Co. She graduated from Fontbonne in 2000 with an MBA.

The honorees were chosen based on their career achievements and community work. More than 450 St. Louisans were nominated.

According to the St. Louis Business Journal’s website, the 2012 class will be profiled in its Jan. 27 issue and will be honored at an awards dinner Feb. 9 at the Chase Park Plaza.