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    On January 17, members of The Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals hosted the first lunch-and-learn Living in SGF series event […]

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    February Business Spotlight: Drury University

    Drury’s Promise in Developing Effective Leadership Founded in 1873, Drury University is Springfield’s oldest institution and has a committed history […]

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  • January Business Spotlight: Leadership Springfield

    A unique two-day experience awaits young professionals in Springfield – Access Class, a leadership development and community engagement program designed […]

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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