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WPXI's Brandon Hudson makes 2013 50 Finest class



The Western Pennsylvania chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has named Pittsburgh's 50 Finest for 2013.

Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest honors Pittsburgh's most eligible men and women for their activity in the community and success in their careers.

Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest 2013:

Matthew Arch Program Manager, UPMC Center for Inclusion

Samuel Badger Special Events Manager, Pittsburgh Opera

Paul Brendel Research Assistant, Learning Research & Development Center, University of Pittsburgh

Clinique Brundidge, PhD Senior Research Engineer, Bechtel Bettis Laboratory

Angela Casale Director of Sales and Catering, DiBella’s Old Fashioned Submarines

Melissa Cekus Associate Director of Clinical Operations, AbbVie

Lauren Cerqua Manager of Outpatient Therapy Services at St. Clair Hospital

Group Fitness Instructor at La Fitness in Robinson Twp.

Jennifer Chambers Secondary Guidance Counselor, Keystone Oaks School District

Brian Clinton VP and Project Manager, Design and Construction PNC Financial Services

Johnny Cortese VP of Sales, Viking Medical

Tami Davis Project Manager/Applications Support Consultant, Dell Marketing, LP

Edith del Carmen Guevara Client Service Manager, National Accounts: Sales, Highmark Inc.

Ashley Dougherty Weekend Meteorologist, WTAE - TV

Patrick Finegan Transaction Manager, Commercial Trust Real Estate, PNC Realty Services

Jolina Giaramita Head Chef, General Manager, and Events Coordinator, La Tavola Italiana Restaurant

Jesse Goodall College Unit Director, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

John Gurman Designer, LOOM Exquisite Textiles

Ashlie Hardway Reporter/Anchor, WTAE-TV

Brandon Hudson General Assignment Reporter, WPXI-TV

Janet Irwin Account Executive, WHIRL Publishing

Ryan James, Esq. Attorney/Owner, James Law

Kimmy Johnson Owner, Kimmy’s Cupcake Company

Olivia Kennedy Financial Consultant, First National Investment Services5

Marci Kerr Assistant Vice President – Portfolio Advisor; First National Bank Wealth Management

Ashton Kinney Sales Manager, SP Kinney Engineers

Kim Langhorst Human Resources Recruiter, Remote DBA

Elena LaQuatra Owner, It Factor Coaching; Emcee and Model

Wesley Lyons Author, The Pursuit of Patience

John Maggio Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch

Drew Majerick Real Estate Consultant, Beynon and Company

Jennifer Makowski Guest Services Administrator, PNC Financial Services World Headquarters; Assistant Special Event Coordinator, Bonnie Walker Events

Erin May President, Evolutionare, LLC ; Marketing Coordinator, Goehring, Rutter & Boehm

Jodi Melvin Reading and Language Arts Teacher, Midland Borough School District

Joshua Milan Owner, Milanscape

Ashlee Olivo Account Executive, KDKA-TV

Dr. Craig Oser Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Craig Oser Plastic Surgery

Jim Protin Director of Business Development, Mid-Atlantic Region, Chester Engineers

Shannon Reardon Dental Assistant, Fox Chapel Advanced Dental Care; Lab Manager, Allegheny CabCam

Tony Rossi Vice President, CBRE

Kristine Schnaufer Product Marketing Analyst, PNC

Louis Schwartz Executive Institutional Representative, Janseen the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson

Michelle Jo Semins, M.D. Urologic Surgeon, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Clay Shaffer Manager, Mad Mex Shadyside

Sean Vojtecky Assistant Manager, Diehl Automotive

Meghann Walsh Executive Pastry Chef, Cioppino Restaurant Group

Alan Wilson Biomedical Scientist, ChemImage Corporation

John Woodruff Marine, United States Marine Corps; Student, Duquesne Law School

Russell York Senior Lead Specialist, Online Marketing Agency

Jessica Ziemski Attorney, Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, LLC

Daniel J. Zigerelli 7th Grade Language Arts Teacher, Central Valley School District