Valley Young Professionals - In the News

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce's Valley Young Professionals (VYP) Program is designed specifically for up-and-coming professionals age 25 to 39. The VYP program aims to create the next generation of Phoenix leaders by informing and educating its members on important issues facing the local community.

The VYP meets monthly, connecting entrepreneurs and business professionals with a credible network to help them grow and develop professionally. As a member of the VYP network, you will have access to networking opportunities, educational programs, behind the scenes tours and volunteer projects. 


VYP Monthly Newsletter

ATHENA Young Professional Finalists Share Leadership Advice

I Wish I Had Known Then: Tammie Weinbaum of American Express

VYP Q&A: Cheyenne Walsh, Squire Sanders

There Must Be Something More...

VYP Q&A: Liz Mason, BeachFleischman PC

How to Keep Your Desk Organized


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GPCCTV: Ross Grainger, VYP Board Chair

My Cool Job: David Chavez, Casino Arizona/Talking Stick Resort

My Cool Job: Aaron Studebaker, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Resort 


VYP in the News

Are you a member of the VYP who has been recently highlighted? Send your contact information along with a link to your story to Brittney Conklin at bconklin [at] phoenixchamber [dot] com.

VYP Board Member Nate Anderson's company Ear Candy Charity in Phoenix Business Journal: Ear Candy Raising Money for Online Instrument Drive


Recent News

  • Gov. Doug Ducey attributed his lack of information about a change in policy at the Department of Child Safety, which in February barred married same-sex couples from jointly fostering or adopting children, to the transition between ousted Director Charles Flanagan and his successor, Greg McKay.
  • A Phoenix startup hopes to get customers to take their love for beer to the next level and to start making their own brews. While the sales of craft beer skyrocketing and the interest in home brewing rising as well, Morgan Ringwald and his new business, Hop Shop Brewing Co., will give people the chance to brew and sell their own beer. Hop Shop will consist of a bar and a variety of brewing stations where customers can come in and brew their own batches of beer. Ringwald will provide customers with…...
  • Chris Zane of Zane's Cycles shares his tips for how to respond to a product recall or similar crisis situation.

  • As the economy strengthens, skilled employees are leaving their jobs in search of better pay. Here's how to make yours want to stay.

  • BMO Harris Bank and other tenants at an office building at Camelback Road and Central Avenue are starting to look for new space as the property’s owner looks to convert the 11-story building into apartments. The real estate group that owns the One Camelback office building in Phoenix is talking to Scottsdale’s P.B. Bell Cos. about an apartment conversion. The 203,100-square-foot office building currently has 54 tenants including BMO Harris Bank, which has ground floor operations as well as…...
  • GoDaddy Inc. acquired the domain portfolio business of Marchex, the Seattle-based mobile advertising technology company, for $28.1 million in cash. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY), the Scottsdale-based website and domain name provider, acquired the company’s 200,000 domain names. GoDaddy Senior Vice President and General Manager Mike McLaughlin said GoDaddy views this acquisition as a “unique opportunity to acquire a large group of high-quality names and make them available to businesses worldwide. “These…...
  • The tallest house in the U.S. is in Arizona and it is for sale. The 124-foot-tall home — roughly 10 stories — is in Prescott and was built by Phoenix architect Sukumar Pal in 1994. The home, called the Falcon Nest, has unique energy systems to cool the home in the summer and heat it in winter. The 6,200-square-foot home is priced at $2.8 million. “The buyer will likely be as exceptional as the home itself and will appreciate the one-of-a-kind nature of this home,” said Realty Executives…...
  • These four steps will change how you view your next big challenge.

  • As a father, I have seen my share of tantrums. But I have yet to see my kids crumple up their work in disgust because the ideas were not coming or throw their crayon at the wall in frustration because of a looming deadline.

  • The VC firm defeated Pao's gender discrimination lawsuit, but hasn't learned its PR lesson.

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