Next Generation Leaders Named to Chamber Young Professionals Board

Greater Phoenix Chamber

The Greater Phoenix Chamber (the Chamber) has appointed five new members to its Valley Young Professionals (VYP) Board of Directors. VYP, a program of the Greater Phoenix Chamber, is for Valley-area professionals ages 25-39 aimed at creating the next generation of Phoenix leaders by informing and educating its members on important issues facing the local community.

The 2020-2021 Board is responsible for overseeing VYP programming, which includes identifying relevant content, impactful speakers, new event venues, and community partnerships.

The five young professionals joining the 2020-2021 VYP Board are:

  • Sarah Amaral, Development and Special Events Senior Manager, Junior Achievement of Arizona
  • Chad Guzman, Director, Government Relations, EPCOR
  • Nicole Matt, Marketing & Business Development Manager, Prisma Graphic
  • Lindsay Moellenberndt, Chief Business Development/Marketing Officer, Fennemore Craig
  • Amy Scoville-Weaver, Program Manager, Sustainability, Arizona State University

Now in its tenth year, the VYP Board of Directors manages a strong program to retain and attract young professionals to the Greater Phoenix area by connecting them to the community.

“The VYP program is vital to advancing the Chamber’s mission to promote regional prosperity, serving as a catalyst for economic vitality and strong communities, especially as we continue to navigate uncharted waters amid the global pandemic,” said Todd Sanders, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Chamber. “We are proud to add strong leaders to the VYP Board to guide us in new ways by providing innovative, meaningful opportunities for Greater Phoenix’s young leaders to learn about our community, connect with each other, and grow their leadership skills.”

The new Board members will bring unique and diverse perspectives that will help carry out the VYP mission to build lasting relationships, establish professional development opportunities and act as a catalyst for change in the community.

Representing 2,400 businesses across the Greater Phoenix region, the Greater Phoenix Chamber promotes regional prosperity by serving as a catalyst for economic vitality and strong communities. The Chamber pursues this mission by collaborating with business, political and community leaders to grow the regional talent pool, create a regional approach to economic development and drive a pro-Arizona agenda.

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