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Greater Mankato Young Professionals Announce their 2016 Officers

MANKATO Minn. (January 11, 2016) – The Greater Mankato Young Professionals (YPs), a program of Greater Mankato Growth, recently announced their 2016 officer team. Officers include:

Program Chair: Jaci Sprague, Junior Achievement of Greater Mankato

Membership Chair: Dianna Lyngholm, Carlson Craft

Professional Development Chairs: Alec Pfeffer, U.S. Bank and Kelli Poppitz, ISG

Social Chair: Shelly Fromm, Pear Tree Greetings

“The Greater Mankato Young Professionals program is very unique in the fact that the programming is created and directed by the Young Professionals themselves,” said Talent Programs Director Shannon Gullickson. “The officers are responsible for leading their committees in planning and implementing more than 50 events during the year, which ensures we’re delivering the types of programming and events that today’s young professionals are seeking” said Gullickson. 

About the Greater Mankato Young Professional Program

The Greater Mankato Young Professionals program gives young professionals age 21 - 39 an opportunity to engage with one another at monthly professional development and social events as well as through mentoring and networking opportunities. Each year these officers work with their respective volunteer committees in planning YP events as well as recruiting members. The YP program aims to provide opportunities for its members to make new connections while at the same time familiarize them with the activities and amenities available in Greater Mankato as they grow their careers. For more information go to greatermankato.com/young-professionals

About Greater Mankato Growth

Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) is committed to advancing business for a stronger community. As the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving the regional marketplace, GMG exists to intentionally develop the regional center by promoting, supporting and serving as a catalyst for economic development through business growth, retention and attraction, talent growth retention and attraction, regional livability and advocacy of the marketplace. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. includes two affiliates: Visit Mankato, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, which focuses on development in the City Center.




The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership