Canisius Community Members Named to 40 Under 40

October 16, 2018


BUFFALO, NY – Five Canisius alumni were named to Business First’s 27th annual 40 Under 40 list. Attorneys, entrepreneurs, educators and architects comprise this year’s class, which brings the total number of honorees in recent years to 1,080. The list identifies the most influential leaders, men and women under age 40, who have achieved success in their professions and who are involved in the Western New York community.

The 40 Under 40 list includes the following Canisius alumni:


5. Ryan Caster ’04 – principal, Freed Maxick CPAs

9. Cassandra Davis MS ’14 – vice president, ambulatory services and population health, Erie County Medical Center Corp.

19. Julia Hilliker ’02 – partner, Hodgson Russ LLP

25. Alexandra Murello ’05 – executive director, American Red Cross, Western and Central New York Region

33. Bethany Solek ’01 – assistant district attorney, Special Victims Bureau Erie County District Attorney’s Office


Canisius College is one of 28 Jesuit universities in the nation and the premier private university in Western New York.