Recent News

  • SGForum 2024

    On June 21, The Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals hosted the sixth annual, SGForum event with the focus of inspiring, […]

    Read More
  • Get Outside with The Network at Dickerson Park Zoo

    On May 22, Network members were able to take advantage of the cool spring weather by participating in The Network’s […]

    Read More
  • The Network’s Local Leadership Series: Rachel Anderson, efactory

    On May 16, Rachel Anderson, executive director of the efactory, joined members of The Network for a Local Leadership Series […]

    Read More
All News


The Network hosts socials, tours, panel discussions and much more. View our full calendar to see what’s coming up next.

Full Calendar
Being a YP in Springfield is equivalent to being a big fish in a small pond. Early in my career, I had access to high level leaders who were willing to mentor me. This gave me a leg up early on, without having to wait to have decades of experience.
— Caitlin Kissee, Propel People Development
For me: I love knowing that young professionals have a seat at the table and can help move the needle on important issues. Our voice is valued and sought out. And I’m never leaving!!
— Kristin Carter, Central Trust Company
I love being a YP in #SGF because we get the unique opportunity to build, create & impact the future of our city. Our momentum, energy & focus is contagious – I truly feel we’re just getting started!
— Shanda Trautman, Old Missouri Bank
My favorite thing about being a YP in Springfield is being a part of building something new and exciting. I love the energy and enthusiasm for what we’ve accomplished and what lies ahead in a growing city like Springfield.
— Britton Jobe, Neale & Newman