Young Professionals

Association of Louisville

The Premier Professional & Social Networking

Group for 20-and-30 Somethings

Young

Professionals

Association of

Louisville

The Premier Professional & Social Networking Group for 20-and-30 Somethings

CONNECT. ENGAGE. DEVELOP.

Upcoming Events

COVID-19 Update: For the safety and health of our members, guests, and community YPAL will be postponing all events. We will continue to follow the recommendations from the CDC and the Mayor’s Office and inform you of other event changes.

YPAL offers a variety of events and meetings, allowing you to participate in the ones that fit your schedule, goals and needs. Members enjoy discounted or free admission to events, but everyone is welcome to attend. View our calendar for a complete list of upcoming meetings, networking events and community gatherings.

The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) provides leadership development, educational opportunities, and philanthropic support to Louisville’s Young Professionals for the benefit of the local community. The mission of YPAL is to connect, engage, and develop metro Louisville’s young professionals through community, professional, and social opportunities.

CONNECT. ENGAGE. DEVELOP.

The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) provides leadership development, educational opportunities, and philanthropic support to Louisville’s Young Professionals for the benefit of the local community. The mission of YPAL is to connect, engage, and develop metro Louisville’s young professionals through community, professional, and social opportunities.

Upcoming Events

COVID-19 Update: For the safety and health of our members, guests, and community YPAL will be postponing all events. We will continue to follow the recommendations from the CDC and the Mayor’s Office and inform you of other event changes.

YPAL offers a variety of events and meetings, allowing you to participate in the ones that fit your schedule, goals and needs. Members enjoy discounted or free admission to events, but everyone is welcome to attend. View our calendar for a complete list of upcoming meetings, networking events and community gatherings.

Over 1000 members and growing.

Over 1000 members and growing.

“YPAL introduced me to business leaders and other young professionals I would not have met otherwise and helped me become more involved in my local community. It was an enriching experience that has shaped the professional I am today.” – Sally G.
“…amazing opportunity to expand my personal and professional network…” – Drew E.

Latest News

Meet YPAL’s New President, Rudy Ellis!

A YPAL member since 2016, Rudy J. Ellis III joined the Board of Directors in 2017 and has officially taken the reins as YPAL's new President. We are extremely excited to see the great strides Rudy pushes YPAL to make. Ellis is an Associate Attorney with Dinsmore &...

Featured Member: Victoria Staton

-What is your day job? I am a wedding planner and designer,  I also have wellness company and independent, licensed Zumba instructor!  -What is the best part of your job? Being able to help people win in their health journeys and taking the stress out of planning...

Young Professionals Q&A with Secretary of State Michael Adams on Absentee Voting

YPAL spoke with KY Secretary of State Michael Adams last week about absentee voting and the future of our elections in the Commonwealth. Check out this quick summary of our Q&A with the Secretary below: Questions and Answers with Secretary of State Michael Adams --...

YPAL Stands with Breonna Taylor

The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) was founded to enhance the professional and social development of our city’s young leaders. We serve by representing our community's young professional voices, addressing their professional needs, and advocating...

Emerging Leaders Program Graduation – Spring 2020

YPAL is proud to introduce the thirty graduates of its Spring 2020 Emerging Leaders Program. These thirty young professionals were selected to participate in YPAL’s Fifthteeth Emerging Leaders Program presented by Nationwide Advisory Solutions. Thank you to our...

Ambassador Applications are Live!

Ambassadors are YPAL members who build relationships with non-members and members within the organization. Ambassadors achieve this by being a familiar face at events, being informed, and informing others about YPAL programs and events. Ambassadors also engage...

Featured Member: Kulwant Singh

Meet May's Featured Member: Kulwant Singh!    What is your day job? I work as a Rural 1st Post Closing Specialist at Farm Credit Mid America. I assist our customers in making their dream home come true! What is the best part of your job? Working with my team, we have...

YPAL Announces 2020-2021 Board of Driectors

Louisville, KY (April 17, 2020) -- The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) is pleased to announce its 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The incoming board is composed of young professionals who represent a broad range of industries and backgrounds and are...

Featured Member: Mike Chapman

Meet YPAL’s April Featured Member, Mike Chapman! Find out where he works, what he is reading and his favorite place to ski. -What is your day job? I work for Amazon.com as a “Global Workplace Health and Safety Program Manager – Field Ergonomics”. I travel around North...

YPAL Awards Nominations

Do you know an exceptional young professional? Someone who is: -Connecting people to strengthen community impact -Engaging in community efforts -Actively seeking life-long learning through developing others and themselves. Nominate yourself or a friend today (it is...

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