Twenty young professionals have been selected to participate in YPAL’s fifth Emerging Leaders Program presented by the UofL College of Business, Fifth Third Bank, Delta Dental & YPAL Cares. Over the next three months these individuals will take part in an accelerated and intensive experience designed to address the leadership development needs of young professionals. They will finish with a clear understanding of their strengths, values and personality in the context of being a more effective leader.

The Emerging Leaders Program will run February 3 through April 21, 2015. Participants in the program are:

Marianne Barnes, Brown-Forman; Katie Baskett, Doe-Anderson; Austin Byars, Frost Brown Todd, LLC; Kaylee Carnahan, RunSwitch PR; Leslie Conner, Schneider Electric; Alexandra Dowd, 21st Century Parks; Sophia Fischer, UofL College of Business; Timothy George, The Law Office of Timothy B. George, Jr., PLLC; Maria Gurren, Kentuckiana Works; Allie Hanson, Parkinson Support Center; Mark Hardin, Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Company;

Deja Jackson, Forcht Bank; Alex Johnson, Frost Brown Todd; Amanda Mattingly, ARGI; Zach Pitts, ReMax Ex. Group Inc.; Cecilia Reyna, Kentucky Center for the Arts; Zach Settembre, Northwestern Mutual; Robert Sivils, Fifth Third Bank; Ashlie Stevens, WFPL; Samantha Yung, Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government

More information on YPAL’s Emerging Leaders program can be found at this link. Applications will open for the Fall 2015 ELP class in June.