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

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YPAC Accepting Applications for 2014-15 Protege Chattanooga Mentorship Program

March 25, 2014 (Chattanooga, Tenn.)—Protégé Chattanooga, a team-based mentor program for emerging leaders, is currently accepting applications for its 2014-2015 class. A collaboration between the Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga (YPAC) and the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, Protégé Chattanooga is the first program of its kind in Chattanooga.

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:

2014 Young Professional of the Year


Young Professional of the Year Finalists     Hodgen Mainda – With a head for management and the brawn for rugby, Nairobi native Hodgen Mainda is carving a wide path to success. The 36-year-old director of legal operations and government relations for Chattanooga law firm Dale Buchanan and Associates is a champion for the disabled community in the Scenic City … Read More

2014 YP Entrepreneur of the Year


YP Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists   Nolberto Ayala – AK Roofing & More – Born In Puerto Cortes, Honduras Central America in January 12, 1977.  My Mother’s name Daisy Delgado. I have one older brother and one older sister and two younger sisters, all currently living in Chattanooga. I have two kids Jackie, 8 years old and Julian 5 years … Read More