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Waco Young Professionals

OUR VISION:
Establish an organization that facilitates the transition, development, and advancement of the Young Professionals in the Greater Waco area in order to succeed the generation that has so fervently served our community. The impetus for our group is to ensure value is being delivered to our members and reinvested into their organization and communal obligations.

OUR MISSION:
To diligently foster and prepare an exceptional pool of confident, competent and well-rounded Young Professionals who feel compelled to promote economic sustainability, engage within their community, and create a valuable, business network.

WHOM WE SERVE:
A workforce comprised of ambitious professionals between the ages of 21-40 searching for community and an avenue into the inner workings of the Greater Waco area.

The Waco YPs host over 40 standalone events each year. We provide monthly luncheons, industry tours, social networking opportunities, monthly service events, and new member drives to attract interest from new young professionals in the Greater Waco area. We also provide a number of leadership opportunities. Dues are $85 annually. For more information on how to get involved, please visit Waco Young Professionals Facebook.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Waco YP Events and Opportunities

Lunch Connections are a monthly opportunity for area YPs to network, share a meal, and learn from a professional development speaker. The lunch is free to Waco YP members, and $10 for non-members. Check our Facebook events for more information on our upcoming Lunch Connection.

Leadership Luncheons are monthly intimate, round table discussion featuring a conversation with an area CEO or leader. This exclusive opportunity allows attendees to ask questions to learn about how some of Waco's finest got to where they are in their careers. Check our Facebook events for more information on our upcoming Leadership Luncheon.

Industry Tours provide YPs an opportunity to tour and learn from area industries to see the robust picture of the Waco economy! The goal is to have YPs step outside of their own industry and see the diversity of commerce happening in the Greater Waco community. Check our Facebook events for more information on this month's Industry Tour.

Community Outreach facilitates the growth of the YPs into servant leaders and exposes our members to people and organizations who have taken an active role in tackling social problems. We hope to encourage exploration for how each individual YP's skills and unique perspectives can aid in the problem-solving process. Check our Facebook events for more information on this month's Community Outreach project.

The 2021 Waco YP Leadership Team

Daniel Muniz - Chair 2021

Daniel Muniz has served with the Waco YPs for 2 years and looks forward to his time as Chair for the organization. He is a Banking Officer at Community Bank and Trust.

Lexy Reil - Chamber Liason

Lexy Reil is the Chamber Liaison for the Waco YPs. She works for the Economic Development team of the Greater Waco Chamber. 

Laura Allen - Community Outreach

Laura Allen serves as the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Waco YPs. She is the Executive Office and Strategic Initiatives Coordinator at the Waco Foundation.

For more information or to host the Waco YPs at your place of business, please contact yp@wacochamber.com or 254-757-5630.

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