Let’s Define The Relationship

Everyone remembers their very first “DTR” — that point where you “define the relationship” with someone you’ve been spending a lot of quality time with. You “make things official,” you bear your soul, you find some way to say how you feel and what that person means to you. Despite not being in middle school anymore, I felt a DTR would … Read More

Volunteers Needed! February/March Mentoring Opportunities with STEP-UP Chattanooga

 This year, YPAC has partnered with STEP-UP Chattanooga, an initiative focused on building tomorrow’s workforce today. STEP-UP Chattanooga is a program of PEF (Public Education Foundation) that connects high school students with real-world summer internships at local businesses. As a YPAC member, there are 3 ways to get involved. 1. Host or sponsor a STEP-UP intern.  Contact Jeff Rector (jrector@pefchattanooga.org) or click here to learn more about how your company … Read More

Protégé Chattanooga 2016-2017 Application

Fill out the Application and email to Diane Parks at the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce no later than 5 p.m. on Aug. 19, 2016. Protege Chattanooga 2016-2017 Application

2014 YP Awards Winners Announced

Chattanooga, Tenn. (Feb. 21)—The Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga (YPAC) hosted its seventh-annual YP Awards program today at the Chattanoogan. This year’s winners in each category are: *Click each award category to view bios of each finalist.   Young Professional of the Year (tie) Hodgen Mainda, Dale Buchanan & Associates Matthew Richman, Debo’s Diners YP-Friendly Business of the Year Access … Read More

YPAC Extending Application Deadline for Protege Chattanooga 2015-16

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YPAC is extending the application deadline for the Protege Chattanooga program by one week – applicants must have their application and letters of recommendation sent to info@ypchattanooga.org no later than 5 pm on Monday, August 24, 2015. Apply now. About Protege Chattanooga Protege Chattanooga is designed as a team-based mentoring program that is geared toward emerging leaders in their early to … Read More