About Us

Leaders of Tomorrow

The DRC’s Young Professionals is a 400+ 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 Contacts

Casey Rodriguez
Manager, Leadership Programs
214.746.6692
crodriguez@dallaschamber.org

 

Megan Miers
Coordinator, Leadership Programs
214.746.6751
mmiers@dallaschamber.org

 

UPCOMING YP EVENTS

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 LEAD YP Class of 2022 will open on January 10, 2022.

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 for the 2022 YP Advisory Council are now open until Wednesday, Nov. 3.

YP Advisory Council

YP Chair

Victoria Ambrosio
Bank of Texas

Chair-Elect

Aubrey Coleman
Microsoft

Past Chair

Kyle Laney
Bank of America Private Bank

MEMBER ENGAGEMENT CHAIRS

Gene Mance Jr.
AT&T

Mark McKendrick
Lockton Dunning Benefits

Casey Sharp
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Alexis Swanzy
Kessler Collins

PROGRAMMING CHAIRS

Zack McKamie (Policy)
Androvett

Angelica Portillo (Leadership)
Dallas Afterschool

Danielle Reynolds (Service)
Whitley Penn

Allison Searfoss (Service)
Truist Financial

LEAD YP CHAIRS

Erin Drabek
Arcosa

Kylie Moreland
Bank of Texas

Virginia Mudge
EarthX

Elizabeth Wilson
Wells Fargo

YP Program Sponsors

YP WOMEN’S NETWORK SPONSORS

Presenting Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

BGSF

LEAD YP PROGRAM SPONSORS

YP PUBLIC POLICY SPONSOR