Twenty young professionals have been selected to participate in YPAL’s ninth Emerging Leaders Program presented by Yum! Brands, Park Community Credit Union, The Learning House & 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 through June 2017. Their class project will revolve around quality of life and talent attraction/retention for Louisville’s young professionals. Stay tuned for their project results in June.

Participants in the program are:

Elena Shulgina, OrganoCat; Bentley McBentleson, KFC US; Bobby White, Park Community Credit Union; Sibel Solagan, Fund for the Arts; Will Freibert, Stock Yards Bank & Trust; Sarah McIntee, Harbor House of Louisville; Stephanie Barrett, Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana; Erin Leonard, Innovative Publishing; Ian Herrick, Louisville Farm to Table; Kathryn Finn, Vibrant Nation, IMC;

Amber Weiand, Kentucky Science Center; Stephanie Routh, PNC Bank; Parker Kuhn, Clayton & Crume; Rachel Kynhoff, Ivy Tech Community College & IU Southeast; Karen Meek, Uspiritus; Sam Plappert, Power; Will Hux, Faurecia; Jonathan Klunk, Level 3 Communications; Aimee ConradHill, Volunteers of America; and Jill Zangari, Strong Hold Products.

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 Fall 2017 ELP in August.

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