About Us

Leaders of Tomorrow

The DRC’s Young Professionals is a 300+ member organization engaging an emerging group of leaders who are committed to leadership development, public policy, and community engagement.  The group represents a diverse range of companies, industries, backgrounds, and ideologies and provides them a space to build relationships, serve, and engage with community, political, civic, and business leaders.

BENEFITS OF JOINING

      • Gain a backstage pass to the Dallas Region through Dallas Regional Chamber information and networks.
      • Connect with a diverse network of peers and local business and community leaders through events held throughout the year.
      • Grow your leadership skills through exclusive professional development workshops and programs.
      • Engage with city, county, and state policy issues through engagement with elected officials to voice the concerns about policies that will affect the workforce today.
      • Give back to your community through exclusive events and programs, including service events and Get on Board, the nonprofit board initiative.

DRC Program Contact

Olympia Newman
Director, Leadership Programs
214.746.6753
onewman@dallaschamber.org

 

UPCOMING YP EVENTS

Thursday, October 20, 2022
5:15 - 7:30 pm
SMU - Collins Executive Education Center

GET INVOLVED

LEAD YP

Advance your career by sharpening the skills you need to grow professionally through the Young Professionals’ LEAD YP 6-month education and training program. Exclusively for YP members.

Applications for the class of 2022 are closed.

ADVISORY COUNCIL

The YP Advisory Council supports and advises the DRC as we develop programs and events designed to accelerate the growth and leadership of the business community’s young professionals.

Applications are open through Monday, Oct. 17. Apply today.

YP Advisory Council

YP Chair

Aubrey Coleman
Microsoft

Chair-Elect

Mark McKendrick
Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA)

Past Chair

Victoria Ungashick
Bank of Texas

MEMBER ENGAGEMENT CHAIRS

Alexis Swanzy
Kessler Collins

Casey Sharp
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Erika Leigh Nobles
Colliers International

Madeline Roeder
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

PROGRAMMING CHAIRS

Angelica Portillo
National AfterSchool Association

Gene Mance Jr.
AT&T

Jana Simons
Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, LLP

Julie Cook
Salesforce

LEAD YP CHAIRS

Brendon White
Arcosa

Elizabeth Brown
Wells Fargo

Erin Drabek
Arcosa

Kylie Moreland
Comerica

YP Program Sponsors

Silver Sponsor

Oncor