Young Professionals Network (YPN)

Connecting To The Community

Building meaningful relationships

The Young Professionals Network (YPN) is led by 10 individuals who volunteer their time to create inclusive spaces for Chamber members under the age of 40 to build connections and bring together businesses to enhance the quality of life in the Joplin region.

A variety of opportunities are available that connect business professionals to like-minded individuals through networking events; EdTalks are a speaking series focused on professional development; weekly HYPE lunches hosted at local restaurants allow for casual networking; and the Chamber livability work groups, led by the YPN executive committee, link YPN members to the community.

The YPN Executive committee invites YPs to get involved in the following work groups to assist with building up our community and expanding each other’s connections.

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Chamber Gives Back

Healthy Joplin

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Professional Development

Trails & Connectivity

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YPN Executive Committee

Alex Gandy

Alex Gandy, YPN Chair

Director of Career Services

Missouri Southern State University

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Tom Furrh, Incoming Chair

Branch Director

FosterAdopt Connect

Colt Atwood

Colt Atwood

Commercial Insurance

Specialty Risk Insurance

Carr YPN

Jessica Carr

Manager

Forvis

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Kayla Carter

Mortgage Lender

Arvest Bank

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Dana Pim, YPN Past Chair

Electronic Services Specialist

Southwest Missouri Bank

Kraft YPN

Chase Kraft

Kraft Insurance Services

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Michael Sanders

Controller

Freeman Health System

Communications Solutions

U.S. Bank Wealth Management

Misty Covvey

Officer
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Glenn Group Commercial Real Estate

Luke Gibson

Commercial Specialist
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Leggett & Platt

Anthony Monteleone

Video Production Editor