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

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

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.

Excelerate Workshop: Public Speaking

Date: 10/31/2019 Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Lunch for 11 November

Date: 11/13/2019 Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm

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 our Emerging Leaders of our Fall 2019 Cohort!

Twenty-nine young professionals were selected to participate in YPAL’s thirteenth Emerging Leaders Program presented by Nationwide Advisory Solutions. Over the next three months, these individuals will take part in an accelerated and intensive experience designed to...

Mentor Lou

 Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce (GLI), in partnership with the Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL), are pleased to announce a collaboration that will help identify and grow the business leaders of tomorrow. Mentor Louisville is...

Hand in Hand Ministries Job Opportunity

Job Title:                                 Bookkeeper Job Status:                              Part-time, non-exempt employee Start Date:                              October 2019 Reports to:                             Accounting Manager Overview and Job Summary The...

Parker & Klein can keep you legal with the city!

The Louisville Metro Council has approved new controls over how a property owner may use their home or condo as a short term rental (any rental for a period of less than 30 days).  A few bullet points here: There is a minimum distance of 600 ft required...

Meet YPAL’s New President, Nathan Shanks!

Nathan Shanks is YPAL's newly elected president! We are extremely excited to see the great strides Nathan pushes YPAL to make. Get to know Nathan a little better through some fun questions he answered below! What is your day job?               I am a property/casualty...

Hal and Ben’s Bike-In

It all started in 2016 when Hal Riedling and his musician friend, Ben Sollee, mashed together biking and movies (they LOVE both!).  What could be more fun than biking (ok, you can drive over if you want!) to see an outdoor movie along with food trucks, games and...

Ambassador Applications Are Live!

Ambassadors are YPAL members that build relationships of 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...

Meet the Intern: Jake Bension

Where do you go to school? I am currently a senior at the University of Louisville. I am studying business marketing and entrepreneurship! Favorite restaurant in Louisville? My favorite restaurant is Havana Rumba! You can’t beat it! Book recommendation? Mindset by...

Emerging Leaders Program Graduation – Spring 2019

YPAL is proud to introduce the twenty-three graduates of its Spring 2019 Emerging Leaders Program. These twenty-three young professionals were selected to participate in YPAL’s thirteenth Emerging Leaders Program presented by Nationwide Advisory. Thank you to our...

YPAL’s 2019-2020 Board of Directors

The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 Board of Directors. The incoming board is composed of young professionals who represent a broad range of industries and backgrounds and are unified in their desire to make...

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