Cobb Young Professionals is a group within the Cobb Chamber of Commerce dedicated to the promotion and encouragement of young professionals in the work place.
The Cobb Chamber is always on the lookout for a group of savvy, diverse young professionals in their 20's and 30's that have strong educational backgrounds, a dedicated work ethic and a desire for career development strategy.
Through monthly meetings, young professionals will have an opportunity to network with other young professionals and hear talks from various speakers about topics that will influence them within the workplace. Cobb Young Professionals meetings are typically held on the last Thursday of each month.
CYP meetings and socials are typically held on the last Thursday of each month. Search for an upcoming Cobb Young Professionals event.
Applications are now available for the Cobb Young Professionals Mentoring Program, the new program aimed to create connections between members of CYP and established members of the Cobb Chamber, in order to develop the future leaders of the Cobb County business community. Complete an application here.
For more information about Cobb Young Professionals, contact Jessica Dudley at email@example.com or 770-859-2359.
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor:
Congratulations to the 2013 Cobb Young Professionals Next Generation Award winners!
Angela Shipp, Cobb EMC
As the Director of Publications and Digital Media for Cobb EMC, Shipp is responsible for managing the corporate brand. Her duties include overseeing all corporate branding and communications projects. She works directly with other departments and with the company’s CEO. During her time at Cobb EMC, she has worked through three website design projects and helped the company establish a strong social media presence. In addition to her responsibilities at Cobb EMC, Shipp has served as president of the Association of Utility Professionals and was a member of the GEORGIA Magazine Advisory Board in 2012. She has received awards for her civic and volunteer work, which includes being named one of the 2007 YWCA Tribute to Women of Achievement honorees and receiving the CCFA Outstanding Professional Leader award in 2007.
Jason Sleeman, Fifth Third Bank
Jason Sleeman is the banker-financial center manager for Fifth Third Bank. During his time with the company, he has challenged himself by working in three different financial centers
for the bank. Sleeman recently undertook the task of leading a team in a bank mart and effectively achieved results unreachable in previous years. He has created strong partnerships both inside and outside the bank, resulting in opportunities to grow the customer base. For his hard work, Sleeman was named Fifth Third Bank Rookie of the Year in 2011. He has served in his community as an Awana’s Cubbies Leader from 2012 to 2013. He was most recently featured in Cobb Life’s “20 Rising Stars Under 40” for his involvement.
The Next Generation Award is sponsored by: