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Chamber Announces Young Professionals Council 2022 Board

Thursday, 20 January, 2022


The Greater Memphis Chamber is proud to announce its Young Professionals Council (YPC) 2021 executive board. The board is composed of 12 emerging leaders from various industries who are driven to engage young professionals in the Greater Memphis region with opportunities to connect and learn from local leaders as well as build relationships with likeminded individuals who are ambitious about moving Memphis forward.

ypc-logo“One thing I know for sure about Memphis is that we have the best young professional talent and I am excited to see all that this new slate of YPC board members will accomplish,” said Beverly Robertson, President & CEO, Greater Memphis Chamber. 


2022 YPC board members include:

  • Board Chair
    • Jeremy Andrews, Director of Development, BRIDGES
  • Vice Chair
    • Ryan Mathis, Sales Engineer, Etairos HVAC
  • Marketing Co-Chairs
    • Kimberly McManis, Senior Specialist LPSP DEI & Citizenship,  FedEx Freight
    • Travis Tinnin, Talent Director, City Leadership 
  • Membership Co-Chairs
    • Molly O’Malley, Senior Recruiter, Adams Keegan
    • Nicholas D. Thompson, Legislative Research Analyst, Memphis City Council
  • Events Co-Chairs
    • Nora Murray, Director of Community Impact, New Memphis
    • Brent Hooks, Chief Administrative Officer, Allworld Project Management
  • Volunteer Co-Chairs
    • Susan Waggoner, Sales Enablement Advisor, FedEx Services
    • Sebastian de Kok, Vice President, US Operations, HealthLink
  • Professional Development Co-Chairs
    • Jeremy Calhoun, IT Project Manager, International Paper
    • Leslie Finch, Director, Partnership Development & Revenue Strategy, Grizzlies

YPC’s mission, which the board is responsible for carrying out, is to equip a new generation of Memphis business leaders with the connections and knowledge they need to rise into leadership roles throughout our community for years to come.

About Young Professional’s Council (YPC)

The Greater Memphis Chamber Young Professionals Council (YPC), formerly known as SoundCheck, was founded in 2014 with the goal of convening emerging leaders in Memphis to connect and learn from local business leaders as they develop personally and professionally. YPC provides young professionals the opportunity to grow leadership skills, connect with top business leaders, network with peers and participate in initiatives moving our city forward.

Want to learn more about YPC? Visit the website or contact YPC liaison Jessica Mosley.

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