YP (Young Professionals)

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Young Professionals of Quincy

The Young Professionals of Quincy serves as a subgroup of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce. YP cultivates an informed and involved young professional community in order to retain and attract young and diverse talent. Led by an Advisory Council, the YP creates opportunities for personal development, civic involvement, networking with peers, and interaction with community leaders. YP Quincy is a network of individuals that seeks to promote career opportunities, business development, entertainment, and recreation in order to enhance the quality of life in the Quincy area.

YP (Young Professionals) serves young adults age 18-40 by offering professional development with “Lunch and Learns”, “Meet the CEOs”, socials and volunteer events. You can follow YP on Facebook and Instagram @YPQuincy, you can also be added to the email list by contacting the President/CEO. All invitations to events go out via email. There is no fee to be a YP member if you are already a Chamber member.

If you work for a Chamber member – YOU are a Chamber member!

Non-Chamber member fee is $100/year

Mission

Our mission is to connect young leaders of the Quincy area with diverse individuals for the purpose of enhancing professional and personal networks in addition to providing career development resources and community volunteer opportunities.

Vision

Our vision is to be the preeminent young professionals networking group in the Quincy area covering all industries while offering a variety of professional development opportunities and social activities.

2021 Young Professionals of Quincy Advisory Council

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Trenton Murfin

Committee Member

Erik Roon

Erik Roon

Committee Member

Stacey Mossman

Stacey Mossman

Committee Member

Jeremy Koren 2019

Jeremy Koren

Committee Member

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Kelsey Deters

Committee Member

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Morgan Parker

Committee Member

LeeAnn Homberger

LeeAnn Homberger

Committee Member

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Gabe Hanafin

Committee Member

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Gabrielle Rober

Committee Member

Benefits of Joining

Employers benefit from sending their younger employees to the Young Professionals of Quincy because they will strengthen and develop skills that make them more valuable employees, their morale will improve and they will feel appreciated by their employer.

Meeting new people and developing new business opportunities

Expanding your network of business contacts

Increasing your visibility through attendance and participation

Unique volunteer opportunities

Strengthening your teamwork skills by joining a committee

Strengthening your leadership skills by serving as a committee or executive board chair

Broadening your knowledge base and skills through useful programs and presentations, including learning from both your peers and more experienced professionals.

Young Professionals of Quincy Sponsor 2021

Gem of the Gem City

The Young Professionals of Quincy founded the Gem of the Gem City recognition award in January of 2020. This program features individuals that are making a significant impact in our community. The categories measured are engagement, service, and leadership.

Submit Your Nomination