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  • The Network’s CEO Series with Mark Hecquet

    The Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals hosted its final event of the 2023 CEO Series on November 9. YPs heard […]

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  • The Network’s Living in SGF Series at The History Museum on the Square

    Members of The Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals hosted their final Living in SGF event series on Monday, October 30, […]

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  • The Network’s Civic Engagement Series with CASA of Southwest Missouri

    On October 26, members of The Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals hosted the last Civic Engagement series event of 2023. […]

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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