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CHARLOTTE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS GROUP

Providing Opportunities to Develop Professionally, Cultivate Relationships, and Socialize in the Charlotte Community

About

ABOUT US

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We are a diverse group of career-minded young professionals located in the greater Charlotte metro area. As the Charlotte area floods with young professionals coming from cities and universities all over the country, we believe it is important to find a community that shares similar goals and values. 

 

At CYPG, we strive to better ourselves through professional education, philanthropy, and industry collaboration. As a group, we help one another excel in our careers through networking, events, and internal resources. We operate on a strict set of core values in hope of making a lasting impact on the Charlotte community. We believe that CYPG offers a unique experience that can be a catalyst for excelled career and network growth. 

OUR CORE VALUES

Leadership

Community

Excellence

Fellowship

Growth

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Mitchell Adams

President

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Alyssa Suarez

Director of Administration

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Veronica Silva

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

 

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Jackie Conterno

Director of Digital Development

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Ken DeHart

Director of Philanthropy

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Madeline O'Donnell

Director of Compliance

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Reid Farber

Vice President

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Chip Griffin

Director of Finance

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Rob Grady

Director of Membership

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Abby Hennen

Director of Events

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Chrisy Hayden

Co-Director of Development

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Steve Boland 

Director of Operations

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Laney Tran

Director of Marketing

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Mary Cate Buchert

Director of Mentorship

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Sidnie Semich

Director of CYPGala

James McLelland

Co-Director of Development

Contact

PREVIOUS NOTABLE SPEAKERS
 

CYPG has had the pleasure of providing our members with exclusive speaker events that offer invaluable career guidance, professional development and more.

Our notable speakers include:
  • Howard Levine, Former Family Dollar Chief Executive Officer 
  • Tony Zeiss, former Central Piedmont Community College President
  • Brenda Wensil, New York Times Best-Selling Author and Flynn Heath Holt partner
  • Pat Riley, Allen Tate Realtors Chief Executive Officer
 
  • D. Steve Boland, Bank of America Chief Administrative Officer
  • Austin Adams, former JP Morgan Chief Information Officer
  • Candice McPhatter, former Fifth Third Bank Head of University Relations
  • David Hoffman, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Professor and Senior Associate Dean
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