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

  • A federal judge has tentatively approved a $415 million settlement in a major class action lawsuit by Silicon Valley workers

  • Carrie Martz is retiring from the Scottsdale-based advertising and public relations firm she founded 35 years ago. After selling her Martz Agency in October 2013 to GoDaddy founder, businessman and philanthropist Bob Parsons, Martz became president and CEO of the newly named Martz Parsons firm. The succession transition worked so well, Martz said it's time for her to step away and do other things. She announced her retirement Monday. "Bob (Parsons) was real supportive of everything," Martz told…...
  • Small businesses are failing faster than they're starting up. Here's why that needs to change--and what we can do to make it happen.

  • The social network founder says his method of hiring 'has served me pretty well.' You think?

  • Justices on both sides made their voices heard in the latest battle over Obamacare.

  • At the Barker & Meowsky Paw Firm in Chicago, the number of boots sold each day in the last six weeks was four times higher than a typical day this winter.

  • The Southern Pine Company will move mountains to save a historic structure or turn around a life.

  • A company that trains motivational speakers and sales executives has bought a church building in Scottsdale for its corporate headquarters. Blair Singer's Scottsdale Training Facility Partners LLC has bought the Impact Church building near the Scottsdale Airpark for $3.3 million or $143 per square foot. Impact Church's pastoral team includes former NFL football player Andre Wadsworth. Tim Tebow and Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald have attended services there. Wadsworth said Impact…...
  • Arizona's sluggish economic recovery is starting to tarnish its shiny growth rankings. In a Business Insider report out today, Arizona dropped from its top 10 position to the 21st best economy in the U.S. The more than 10-position drop is a sad testament to the state's 3 percent 2014 growth rate, which is half its normal economic growth. Business Insider looked a six criteria in ranking states: recent change in housing prices, nonfarm payroll job growth, unemployment rate, GDP per capita, average…...
  • Mobivity, a Chandler-based technology company is consolidating its U.S. operations to a larger space in downtown Chandler. The point-of-sale technology company — which counts Disney, Dairy Queen, Dutch Bros. and other among its clients — is bringing all 49 of its staff to Chandler from San Diego and other U.S. locations. It's taken 10,000 square feet in the Ports America building north of City Hall. Further hiring is planned. The company has an office on the west side of Arizona Avenue, across…...

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