Michael McGuire, CPCU, ARM, Account Executive, Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, details how volunteering with Philadelphia nonprofits can bring the entire city to new heights.
We are thrilled to welcome this year's Advisory Board and to announce our new Chair and Vice Chair.
Get to know Monica Allen, Director, Marketing and Communications, Villanova School of Business, this year's Advisory Board Chair of the Young Professionals Council.
The Young Professionals Council is proud to recognize new members from the month of July.
YPC Networking at Stratus Rooftop Lounge
On Thursday evening, July 11, 2019, members of the Young Professionals Council convened to network at the Stratus Rooftop Lounge, a ritzy nightspot on the roof of the Hotel Monaco in Old City Philadelphia. With hors d’oeuvres and beverages in hand, some of Greater Philadelphia’s young professionals expanded their networks by exchanging business cards and connecting with new contacts. The evening served as a prime opportunity to develop new personal and professional connections and to meet and greet the incoming YPC Board.
How has serving as Board Chair of the Young Professionals Council impacted your personal and professional development?
My journey with the Young Professionals Council (YPC) isn’t your “typical” story. At this time, I was in a role where I was working very closely with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia. It was a typical check-in with my manager where we talked through our to-do list and everything that needed to be completed that week. The topic of the Young […]
The Young Professionals Council is proud to recognize new members from the month of June.
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, […]
How can we ensure that all neighborhoods—and neighbors—benefit from an expanding real estate market?
During the past eight years working in Philadelphia real estate, I’ve had a front-row seat to our city’s growth. While there have been ups and downs, the real estate market continues to be a strong one in most neighborhoods. Most.
What does it take for job growth, housing […]
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, […]