Recent News

  • Driven by a mission to serve others

    On June 20, The Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals hosted the latest edition of their CEO series, featuring Dr. Grenita […]

    Read More
  • //

    The Network’s Leadership Council & City Council Roundtable Discussion

    Members of the Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals Leadership Council had the opportunity to discuss community topics, opportunities for growth, […]

    Read More
  • SGForum 2022: Encouraging Springfield YPs to Keep Dreaming

    Dream for yourself. Dream for our community. Dream for your career. Dream big or go home. At the 2022 edition […]

    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