At just 27-years-old, Tiffany Alexander may be the youngest healthcare administrator in the U.S. The Birmingham native co-founded Pediatrics PM, a pediatric urgent care center in Birmingham, Alabama.

Why this matters: Alabama has received national attention for some of the health challenges throughout the state. It ranks as one of the most obese states and recently saw a record number of children infected with the flu in emergency rooms.

Notable Quotes: “I knew I wanted to leave a legacy. In my mind, it was something that could live on forever. It wasn’t conventional health care, it was something different, something out of the box, something we could one day franchise, that could have multiple locations, and reach the entire state.” – Tiffany Alexander