The Greater Memphis Chamber is proud to announce its Young Professionals Council (YPC) 2021 executive board. The board is composed of 12 emerging leaders from various industries who are driven to engage young professionals in the Greater Memphis region with opportunities to connect and learn from local leaders as well as build relationships with likeminded individuals who are ambitious about moving Memphis forward.

ypc-logo"I am so proud to live in a city where the young professionals are stepping up, speaking up and leading the way, and the Chamber's new slate of YPC board members doing just that," said Beverly Robertson, President & CEO, Greater Memphis Chamber. "This determined group of individuals will not only help cultivate an environment where young professionals can network and work with each other, but the work of this new board will also help prove why Memphis is the best place to build and nurture your career."

2021 YPC board members include:

  • James Ramson, Board Chair, Vice President, Payables Product Team Lead, First Horizon

  • Jeremy Andrews, Board Vice Chair, Director of Development, BRIDGES

  • Caitlin Berry, Marketing Co-Chair, Senior Communications Specialist,  FedEx Services

  • Kimberly McManis, Marketing Co-Chair, PR Account Executive,  inferno

  • Ryan Mathis, Membership Co-Chair, Sales Engineer, Etairos HVAC

  • Molly O'Malley, Membership Co-Chair, Senior Recruiter, Adams Keegan

  • Marley Bates, Events Co-Chair, Association Executive, BOMA Memphis

  • Nora Murray, Events Co-Chair, Senior Manager of Community Impact, New Memphis

  • Susan Waggoner, Volunteer Co-Chair, Sales Enablement Advisor, FedEx Services

  • Sebastian de Kok, Volunteer Co-Chair, Vice President, US Operations, HealthLink

  • Jeremy Calhoun, Professional Development Co-Chair, IT Project Manager, International Paper

  • Leslie Finch, Professional Development Co-Chair, Manager, Development Partnership Marketing, Grizzlies

The mission of YPC, for which the board is responsible in carrying out, is to equip a new generation of Memphis business leaders with the connections and knowledge they need to rise into leadership roles throughout our community for years to come.

About Young Professional's Council (YPC)

The Greater Memphis Chamber Young Professionals Council (YPC), formerly known as SoundCheck, was founded in 2014 with the goal of convening emerging leaders in Memphis to connect and learn from local business leaders as they develop personally and professionally. YPC provides young professionals the opportunity to grow leadership skills, connect with top business leaders, network with peers and participate in initiatives moving our city forward.

Want to learn more about YPC? Visit the website or contact YPC liaison Jessica Mosley.

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