BUCKHANNON, West Virginia – The Fall 2023 issue of West Virginia Executive introduces the Young Guns Class of 2024 – with a familiar WVWC face on the cover. President James Moore is one of 10 individuals honored in the magazine on the magazine for their exceptional efforts to improve their communities, state and world around them through dedication to their respected industries and service work.

This issue is themed Education and Information and highlights the state’s efforts in training students to be a part of West Virginia’s workforce, school safety measures, socioeconomic challenges, a new State Superintendent of Schools and broadband’s impact on West Virginia’s schools and economy. Also included are features on the West Virginia Entrepreneurship Ecosystem, the Mountaineer Country region and informational articles on human trafficking.

In addition to Moore, the Young Guns Class of 2024 includes Ashley Alford Glance, president of the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce; James Bailey, West Virginia Secretary of Commerce; Jessica Hall, director of communications and development for HospiceCare; Ann Marie Murray, M.D., associate professor of neurology and movement disorders division chief for West Virginia University’s Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute; Heather Ouimette, director of sales and catering for The Resort at Glade Springs; Christopher Pankey, Ph.D., assistant professor at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine; Lindsey Piersol, executive director of the Parkersburg-Wood County Area Development Corporation; Ashley Rine, vice president of operations for PureTech Scientific; Christopher Willis, chief human resources officer and director of human resources and marketing for SDI Family of Companies.

Read more about the Class of 2024 at www.wvexecutive.com.

West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) is a private, four-year residential liberal arts and sciences college in Buckhannon, West Virginia. A tradition of excellence for more than 130 years, West Virginia Wesleyan is home to 14 Fulbright Scholars. The Princeton Review ranked Wesleyan as one of its 2024 Best Colleges in the Southeastern Region of the United States. U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best College Rankings designated Wesleyan eighth in Best Value – Regional Universities (South). WVWC offers students more than 50 majors and 40 minors; graduate programs in athletic training, business administration, creative writing, nursing, and clinical mental health counseling; 20 NCAA Division II athletic programs; multiple performing arts groups; and more than 50 organizations. Founded in 1890, the College is closely affiliated with the United Methodist Church and abides by the Wesley doctrine that emphasizes service to others. For more information, visit wvwc.edu.