Twenty-two young professionals were selected to participate in YPAL’s seventh Emerging Leaders Program presented by the UofL College of Business, Yum! Brands, Northwestern Mutual & YPAL Cares. Over the past three months these individuals took part in an accelerated and intensive experience designed to address the leadership development needs of young professionals. Last night, they finished the program with a clear understanding of their strengths, values and personality in the context of being a more effective leader.

The Emerging Leaders Program started March 15 and lasted through May 24, 2016. Graduates of the program are:

Sarah Breiner, Adecco Staffing; Brad Butler, Frost Brown Todd LLC; Michael Clemons, Louisville Sports Commission; Dior Cotton, Humana; Ben Freeman, Schneider-Electric; Austin Green, Fernandez & Haynes PLLC; Shelby Hamilton, ProMedia Group; Haley James, TSW Design Group; Allie Jorrisch, Tri-Arrows Aluminum; Jarvaun Lindsay, One Touch Media; Abby Link, Upiritus; Vanessa Nelson Pennoyer, Houston-Johnson Inc.; Krista O’Nan, Prosource; Sarah Reddick, U.S. District Court; Rosalynn Robb, Freedom Cleaning LLC; Shannon Siders, Code Louisville; Diana Stephens, Centric Consulting; Robbie Stephens, YUM! Brands; Kristen Tenhundfeld, WLKY; Kate Ward, KFC; Sean Williamson, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP; Jennifer Wood, KCTCS.

The program was facilitated by Chris Schulz, Learning and Development Program Manager at Humana.


More information on YPAL’s Emerging Leaders program can be found at this link. Applications will open for the Fall 2016 ELP class in August.