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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 & Founder

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Chip Griffin

Director of Finance

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Katy Dettmer

Director of Events

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Rob Grady

Director of Member Experience & Retention

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Daniel Jurgensen

Director of Fundraising

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Reid Farber

Vice President

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Mary Kennon Bivens 

Director of Internal Communications

Molly Matilsky

Director of Digital Development

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Veronica Silva

Director of Diversity & Inclusion

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Craddock Close

Director of Compliance

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Steve Boland 

Director of Operations

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Laney Tran

Director of Marketing

Ryan Connor

Director of Membership 

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Ken DeHart III

Director of Philanthropy

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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