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


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

2015 YP Awards Finalists

We’re excited to announce the finalists for our 2015 YP Awards! Learn more about each finalist by watching their videos, and be sure to vote for your favorite candidate in each category.Our awards luncheon will take place on Friday, February 27, at the Chattanoogan. Purchase your tickets today!  YP of the Year: Tiffanie Robinson, Lamp Post Group Kayoko Dan, CSO Brian Myrick, Paceline Promotions/Ironman Chris Dortch, Chattanooga … Read More