Louisville, Kentucky – The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) is proud to announce the second graduating class of their Emerging Leaders Program. The Emerging Leaders Program is a four-month accelerated and intensive experience designed to address the leadership development needs of young professionals.

Presented by the UofL College of Business and YPAL Cares, the program includes twenty hours of training led by Chris Schulz, Learning Manager with Humana wherein participants take an introspective look at their strengths, values and leadership style and get advice from community leaders. In addition, the group researched issues important to young professionals, such as mentoring, social networking and the job search.

The Fall 2013 Class of the Emerging Leaders Program concluded their coursework on November 4. The 16 graduates include:

Charlie Archer, Fifth Third Bank; Kalisha Bass, One Southern Indiana; Brian Bennett, Stites & Harbison, PLLC; Alicia Dingle, Norton Brownsboro Hospital; Nicole Flavell, GE; Erica Gabbard, University of Louisville College of Business; Nathan Holladay, Fifth Third Bank; Aimee Jewell, Main Line Broadcasting; Rosanne Mastin, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce;

Daniel Mudd, Frost Brown Todd, LLC; Emily Nash, Kentucky Center for the Arts; Justin Preece, Fifth Third Bank; Dwayne Rice, Henderson Services, LLC; Kimberly Schwartz, The Speed Art Museum; Mallary Snyder; Monroe Shine & Co., Inc., Kyle Weaver, PPG Architectural Coatings.

More information on YPAL’s Emerging Leaders Program can be found at this link. YPAL is accepting applications for the Spring 2014 Cohort of the Emerging Leaders Program through December 6, 2013. Special thanks to PNC Bank for providing two scholarships for the Spring 2014 Class. Program and Scholarship application can be found at ypal.org/emergingleaders.