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  • Past Network leaders reflect on impact of community involvement

    On November 17, members of The Network for Young Professionals gathered for the last edition of the 2022 Civic Engagement […]

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  • CoxHealth President and CEO shares unique lessons learned from his professional journey

    On October 11, The Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals hosted the last edition of their CEO series for 2022, featuring […]

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  • Network members focus on fostering workforce growth

    On September 20, members of The Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals were joined by Dr. Juan Meraz, Assistant Vice President […]

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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