Nineteen young professionals have been selected to participate in YPAL’s eighth Emerging Leaders Program presented by Yum! Brands, Northwestern Mutual, Underhill Associates & 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 September 13 through December 6, 2016. Participants in the program are:

John Ackerman, DMLO CPAs; Anthony Baker, Centric Consulting; Lauren Beckley, Greater Louisville Inc.; Lisa Brents, Nativity Academy; Cassie Chambers, Louisville Legal Aid Society; Holly Claire Griffitt Neeld, The Kentucky Center for the Arts; Tony Herdzik, KFC; Logan Hornung, Vibrant Nation; Lena Iwu, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Tyler Jury, Springhurt Family & Cosmetic Dentistry; Brad Mackin, Morgan Stanley; Katherine Markuson, University of Louisville; Sadie Meaher, Student; Alexander Nauert, Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky; Daren Neel, Assistant Jefferson County Attorney; Alex Pauncz, Gorilla 76; Erika Rohrer, March of Dimes; Jessica Schellenberger, Pregliasco Straw-Boone Doheny Banks & Bowman; Amy Swenson, Universal Woods.   

The program is 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 Spring 2017 ELP class in February.