Waco Young Professionals l Greater Waco Chamber

Waco Young Professionals

The Waco Young Professionals (Waco YP) is the premiere organization for young leaders seeking to be active professionally within the Greater Waco community. The Waco YP mission is to shape and promote Waco’s quality of life, to attract and retain a labor force of educated young adults by establishing professional relationships, developing leaders and investing in our community. To fulfill this mission, Waco YP seeks to create and nurture a network of young professionals from all industries and to represent the diversity and creativity of our community.


Three Monthly Events

Waco YP Lunch Connection
First Wednesday at the Greater Waco Chamber, presentations include:

  • Executive mentoring discussions
  • Community engagement
  • Professional development tools and resources useful for young professionals

**Note: No Lunch Connection in January or July.

Waco YP Industry Tour
Tour of an area business for insight into the “behind the scenes” operations. Past tours include:

  • Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC)
  • Central National Bank
  • Coca-Cola Refreshments
  • TYMCO, Inc.

Waco YP After Five
Social event for an opportunity to network and be a part of the young professional community.

  • Relaxed environment at various area social hubs
  • No name tags or business cards necessary.

Become a Member

To become a member of the Waco Young Professionals, click here to pay online or download the registration form and bring your payment to any of our upcoming meetings.

For $40 a year, your membership includes:

Monthly Events

  • WacoYP Connection Lunch ($120 value)
  • WacoYP Industry Tour (Members Only)
  • WacoYP After Five

Invitation to Attend

  • Professional development workshops
  • Leader development trainings


  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • WacoYP member business directory

Registration for all events can be found on the Chamber calendar of events. For more information about the Waco YPs, contact Jake Cockerill at 254-757-5634.


2016 Leadership

Chair – Emily Embry, Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest
Chair-Elect – Everett Phipps, Insurors Indemnity Company
Past Chair – Brian Remson, Ferguson-Davis Wealth Management


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Contact Us

Visit the first green Chamber building in America at:

101 S. Third St.
Waco TX 76701

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1220
Waco TX 76703-1220

(254) 757-5600

Waco Chamber