Chamber News

Over 120 attend YP Summit
Published: Monday, October 3, 2016
By: Susan Neill Dawdy

The Jefferson City YP group joined with Columbia EPIC to host the 2016 MO YP Summit, a dynamic, speaker-driven professional development and networking event attended by more than 120 area young professionals at the Missouri Farm Bureau on September 13.  

Lester Woods, MoDOT
Shannon Oleen, Professional Speaker
Sarah Travaglio, LinkedIn

The event attracted career-minded, entrepreneurial, and forward-thinking individuals anxious to network and learn from the top speakers including: Lester Woods, Jr., MoDOT, who spoke on Creativity as the Key to Diversity; Shannon Oleen, professional speaker and former Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleader, whose topic was Emotional Intelligence in the Workforce, and Sarah Travaglio, LinkedIn, who spoke on The Power of Networking.

Special thanks to committee chairman, Brad Shimmens, Central Bank, and his committee for planning an outstanding YP event! 

Thanks also to the following sponsors who helped make the YP Summit a success:

  • Presenting Sponsor – Fecthel Beverage
  • Program Sponsor – Veterans United Home Loans
  • Breakfast Sponsors – Central Bank and Central Bank of Boone County
  • Lunch Sponsor – Capital Region Medical Center
    Social Sponsors– Williams-Keepers LLC & Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Location Sponsor – Missouri Farm Bureau
  • Print Sponsor – Brown Printing/Modern Litho
  • Program Production Sponsor – Caledon Virtual
  • Summit Supporters – Hawthorn Bank, Jefferson Bank of Missouri
  • Door Prize Sponsor – Capital Mall
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