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 our Emerging Leaders Program Spring 2021 Cohort!

Covid-19 has impacted our community and challenged all of us in unprecedented ways the past year. However, through the hardship, it has also encouraged the Young Professionals Association of Louisville to focus on our ongoing commitment to serve and develop young...

YPAL Board of Directors Applications

YPAL is a volunteer organization for young professionals, run by a board of young professionals, and we’re looking for our next leadership team! Over the course of this 1-year commitment, you will get an inside look into how a board of directors operates and have the...

Featured Member: Kayla Johnson

Meet YPAL’s February Featured Member, Kayla Johnson! -What is your day job?I am a Human Resource Generalist for Spectrum, also known as Charter Communications. Fun Fact – I am also the owner of Kay Marie Bakes, LLC. I specialize in bringing joy to clients through the...

Featured Member: Michael Abernathy

Meet YPAL’s January Featured Member, Michael Abernathy, and his wife, Amanda! Best Part of Your Job Michael’s favorite thing about Abernathy K9 is his ability to help people communicate with their dogs and seeing the growth in the relationships between clients and...

Featured Member: Elizabeth Cleary

Meet YPAL’s November Featured Member, Elizabeth Cleary! What is your day job?I am the Director of Operations and Community Programs for The Chamber of St. Matthews here in Louisville. The title is kind of a mouth full and it’s a lot even on the best days, but...

Emerging Leaders Program Graduates – Fall 2020

YPAL is proud to introduce the 20 graduates of its Fall 2020 Emerging Leaders Program. These 20 young professionals were selected to participate in YPAL’s 16th Emerging Leaders Program presented by Nationwide Advisory Solutions. Thank you to our sponsors: Indiana...

Featured Member: Carrie Wahl

Meet YPAL's November Featured Member, Carrie Wahl!  -What is your day job?I am an Architect at Potter and Associates Architects here in Louisville. Every day is a little different depending on what projects I am working on. They can consist of things like client...

Featured Member: Joseph Olusegun Askia Bowens

Meet this month's Featured YPAL Member: Joseph Olusegun Askia Bowens What is your day job? I work as a Loss Mitigation Analyst for Republic Bank. I have experienced much success at Republic Bank! Republic Bank is a great place to work for employees with a servant...

Young Professional Development Blog Series: Stress Management

The Young Professional Development Blog Series is written and sponsored by: P3 Peak Performance  Our lives consist of more than just randomly occurring events and individual moments and they are more than our routines. The way a painter or writer takes days, months,...

Home Buyer Checklist

Buying or selling a home? Ashley Parker with Parker & Klein Real Estate has you covered! Check out her Home Buyer Checklist below! Home Buyer Checklist 2020

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