The Young Professionals Council is proud to recognize new members from the month of June.
YPC Spotlight Awards
Last week Philly’s finest young professionals gathered at the Arts Ballroom to celebrate three amazing award winners in the first ever Spotlight Awards for the Young Professionals. The award recipients were selected by their remarkable leadership, exceptional volunteerism, their drive for career advancement, and outstanding relationship-building skills. The event kicked off with the President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, Rob Wonderling, calling YPC one of the best young professional organizations in the city of Philadelphia. Jaclyn McAdams, the outgoing chair for YPC, spoke about her experience on YPC as […]
The Young Professionals Council is proud to recognize new members from the month of May:
Christopher Applegate, Bank of America
Kunal Babariya, Ernst & Young LLP
Katie Beran, Hausfeld
Valerie Burns, The Vanguard Group
Joseph Chapman, Underwriting Management Experts – UME
Margaret Chase, Jacobs
Emalie Clamage, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia
Fara Cohen, Griesing Law, LLC
Jessica Collazo, Philadelphia LISC
Will Crowley, NeuroFlow
Marco Dedda, Fortinet, Inc.
Carolyn DeLisi, Philadelphia Eagles Football Club
Jamie DePetris, RSM US LLP
Nicholas Edelman, University City District
Caroline Ehrenfeld, Arena Strategies
Samuel Franklin Eckert, Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
Tamara Freilich, Hausfeld
Danielle George, Ernst & Young LLP
Chelsey Gross, The Graham Company
Josh Guelbart, Post Brothers
Jared Guest, NewLane Finance
Elisa Halter, […]
Ian Perler, Licensed Sales Agent, Star Real Estate Group, details how we can collectively ensure that all neighborhoods—and neighbors—benefit from Philadelphia's expanding real estate market.
What advice would you give to fellow young professionals looking to strengthen leadership development skills?
As professionals, we seek to develop skills to perform more effectively and efficiently, ultimately establishing ourselves as leaders within our space. I’ve found that strengthening leadership development skills has much to do with awareness, intentional engagement, accountability, and action. This means: understanding where opportunities already exist and using them, holding ourselves accountable as active participants and facilitators of our growth and development experience, […]
Congratulations to this year’s Spotlight Award recipients who have demonstrated remarkable leadership, exceptional volunteerism, a drive for career advancement, and outstanding relationship-building skills.
Marketing Assistant, IDP Education Ltd
Project Lead, Practice Transformation at Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Director of Partnerships, Campus Philly
YPC Spotlight Awards
Attendees will have the opportunity to network with a diverse group of peers while celebrating the region’s most influential young professionals, our Young Professionals of the Year.
Thursday, June […]
Guest Commentator: Jessica Schmitz, Senior Advisor, Financial Development Program, Cigna
How do you succeed in the workplace while starting a family?
Many young professionals enter the workforce enthusiastic, working long hours at the office, attending every extra-curricular activity, and asking for travel assignments that will allow them to get ahead while seeing the world. This perfectly described me until I had my first child in 2017. After returning to work, I’ve continued to grow professionally but life has changed quite a bit. After having a baby, many of us continue to expect perfection at work and at home, […]
The Young Professionals Council is proud to recognize new members from the month of April.
What have you learned about networking over the past several years through your time in YPC?
When I moved to Philadelphia in 2014, my job provided me with ample time on the regional rail and little time to meet new people. I realized that I needed to take the initiative to get involved in something in the city, or else I would only have my career to show for myself. A quick Google search brought me to […]
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