2023 genYP Group

2023 members of the Chamber's young professional program, genYP
Holly Adams
2023 Chair Leadership Team, Civic Engagement Team RE/MAX Precision - Adams Family Realty, REALTOR
I grew up in Northwest Iowa and moved to Des Moines in 2006 after graduating from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa.  I settled in the Be...
Bryanne Lang
2023 Vice Chair Leadership Team, Professional Development Committee Mosaic in Central Iowa, Resource Development Manager
Bryanne is a storyteller, advocate, leader & community connector who finds unique ways to motivate others. She is known for having a connection in ...
Curvin Larson
Past Chair Leadership Team, Membership Committee Comparion Insurance Agency, a Liberty Mutual Company, Sales Representative
Curvin has joined Comparion Insurance Agency, a Liberty Mutual Company, in August 2022 as a Sales Representative offering Personal & Casualty Insur...
Daycen Douglass
Leadership Team, Professional Development Committee AO Wealth Advisory
Jake Parks
Leadership Team, Civic Committee Active Wellness, Chiropractor
Jake is Chiropractor at Active Wellness Chiropractic and Rehabilitation. Jake enjoys working with active people of all ages understand how their sy...
Samantha Winebrenner
Leadership Team, Social Committee Bunker Labs Des Moines, Ambassador
Morgan Athey
Leadership Team, Marketing Committee Webspec, Content & SEO Strategist
Morgan is from Algona, Iowa, and joined Webspec after graduating from Simpson College with a B.A. in Public Relations and minors in Psychology and ...
Charles Newell
Leadership Team, Social Committee Blue Compass, Office Coordinator
Brennan Roland
Leadership Team, Membership Committee MMIT Business Solutions Group, Business Solutions Consultant
Hey everyone! I graduated from Grand View University in 2018 with my Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology-Health Promotion, with hands on experience in ...
Amanda Mulcahy
Leadership Team, Professional Development Committee Palmer Group, Account Executive
Amanda has been an Account Executive at Palmer Group for more than two years and has been in recruitment for nearly 10. Amanda enjoys consulting wi...
Kyle Younker
Leadership Team, Social Committee & Membership Committee Financial Architects, Financial Specialist
My name is Kyle Younker, I am originally from Mason City, IA. I was a Track and Field athlete at NIACC for two years before I went on to Iowa State...
Blake Austin
Marketing Committee Midland Credit Union - Urbandale, Executive Administrative Assistant
Blake is the Executive Administrative Assistant at Midland Credit Union. Their job involves supporting the CEO and CFO, coordinating projects, mark...
Kamsa Thephavong
Membership Committee K&G Digital 360, Owner & Founder/Digital Marketing Director
I have over 15 years of professional experience in my field of expertise! I’m constantly learning about the new market in our industry and ongoing ...
Zachary Smith
Membership Committee Midwest Family Lending Corp., Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator
Bethany Kester
Civic Committee Blessman International, Program Coordinator and Director of Church Relations
Jenny Shepperd
Civic Committee Easterseals Iowa, TEAM Employment Specialist
Aaron Colyer
Professional Development Committee Raccoon Valley Bank, Business Banking Specialist
Aaron Colyer comes to Raccoon Valley Bank offering over 10+ years of banking experience. He specializes in Business Banking to provide the best ser...
Mo Sane
Wells Fargo Advisors- Johnston, Financial Advisor
Mo is a financial advisor for Wells Fargo in Johnston. His favorite about being an advisor is getting to know clients on a personal level and learn...
Natalie Hodges
Urbandale Eye Care, Optometric Assistant
I am an Optometric Assistant for the doctor team at Urbandale Eye Care, located on 70th and Douglas. My job includes medical testing on patients ne...
Anthony Peterson
Community State Bank, Small Business Banking Officer
I am passionate about helping small businesses grow! As the Small Business Banking Officer at Community State Bank, I am in a position to partner w...
Baylie Boyer
Midland Credit Union - Urbandale, Loan Officer II
Baylie is a seasoned loan officer for us. If you need a loan, she's the rockstar who can help you! She adores her family and 2 cats, and lights up ...
Lyndsey Lamb
Guardian Real Estate Group, Realtor
Home Finder. Dog Mom. Jeep Driver. I grew up in SW Iowa where I learned that hard work pays off. You learn to respect animals as they provide a f...
Spencer Sheaff
Paychex HR, Regional PEO Business Development Manager
Jie Jung
Shaul & Associates PLC, Accountant
Jie is a tax advisor and an IRS certified enrolled agent with Shaul and Associates PLLC in West Des Moines. Originally from the Guangxi providence ...
Jake Wisel
Comparion Insurance Agency, a Liberty Mutual Company, Sales Director
Energetic and highly effective award wining Sales Director. Promoted to leadership after 6 years in Sales Rep role. I am looking to network with ot...
Eric Williams
AO Wealth Advisory, Certified Financial Planner
My responsibilities include executing financial plans and assisting clients. I also help clients create personal and business budgets focused on ac...
Alexa Willard
Wright Service Corp
Experienced HR Business Partner with a demonstrated history of working in the environmental and managed services industries. Skilled in multiple HR...
Laura Palmer
Core Physical Therapy, Physical Therapist
My name is Laura Palmer, and I am a physical therapist at Core Physical Therapy in West Des Moines. Core is a PT-owned business providing 1:1 sessi...
Bobby Severtson
Manchester Leasing Services, Account Executive
I strive toward a balance of Faith, Family, Career, Contribution, and Growth! I spent 14 years in direct sales. I reached the highest sales rank an...
Sarah Nielsen
Showplace Cabinetry Design Center, Designer/Sales
Sarah Nielsen has always had a passion for design. With her father working construction and a woodworker on the side, she began building and design...
Maddie Hodgson
Palmer Group
I was born and raised in Urbandale, IA, and attended Dowling Catholic High School. I then moved to Iowa City to attend the University of Iowa. I re...
Emma Frazier
Palmer Group
Hi my name is Emma and I am a recruiting associate with the Palmer Group where I am on the office administration team focusing on candidate intake....
Nicole Ahrens
Champions Recovery Room and Physical Therapy, PTA
Nicole has been a Physical Therapist Assistant with Champions Recovery Room and Physical Therapy for two years, with four years of total experience...
Jordan Wachter
Core Physical Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy
I am a physical therapist at Core Physical Therapy. I joined Core because of their emphasis on using manual techniques to help reduce pain and impr...
Jennifer Pithan
Gardner Law Firm, P.C., Attorney
Estate planning and probate attorney in the Urbandale area. 
Alexander Van Dorpe
Royale Flush Gaming, Owner
We host casino-themed events across the entire state of Iowa and also cover Omaha and Kansas City.  For our corporate parties, after-Prom events,...
Megan Ries
Yost Family Chiropractic, Chiropractor
Megan is chiropractor at Yost Family Chiropractic which has served Urbandale and the surrounding metro the past 18 years.  She realizes that man...
Emily Bredthauer
Palmer Group, Recruiter
Recruiter at Palmer Group with 7 years of experience placing professionals in a variety of positions throughout the Des Moines Metro. Graduated fro...
Andrew Meyer
Friedrichs Coffee
Andrew was born and raised in a family that is crazy about coffee. His first experience with coffee came when he got a job as a barista in high sch...
Logan Street
Nelsen Appraisal Associates, Inc., Associate Appraiser
Logan joined the Nelsen Appraisal Associates team in December of 2020, following his graduation from the University of Northern Iowa where he doubl...
Sarah Poznanski
Century 21 Signature Real Estate, Realtor
Residential Realtor with Century 21 Signature Real Estate. Specializing in relocation and first time home buyers.
Zachery Hollier
Cajun Belle, Owner/Head Chef
Howdy y'all I'm the Owner/Head Chef at cajun belle in Johnston Iowa. I started the business in May of 2022 and have been working each day to contin...
Ryan Bishop
Bishop's Elite Martial Arts Academy, Owner/CEO
My name is Ryan Bishop and I have been practicing TKD since August of 1998. I am currently hold a 5th Degree Black Belt and 2nd Degree Kukkiwon Bla...
Anna Mable
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, Events Coordinator
I graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with an Elementary Education degree and spent many of my college years involved in my sorority and...
Gina Wright
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, Vice President
Gina has spent the majority of her professional career in hospitality and working with the community. For the last 8 years she has been a Franchise...
Sidney Jacobson
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, Marketing Director
I was born and raised in Hawkeye country- Iowa City! Go Hawks! While attending the University of Iowa, I was involved in many student organizations...
Paul Robidoux
CertaPro Painters of Des Moines, Commercial Marketing Associate
I am a born and bred central Iowan, growing up in the North Polk School District before attending DMACC. In my free time I enjoy staying active wit...
Fletcher Barry
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, Membership Director
I graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelors in Sports and Recreation Management. The beginning part of my career has been spent workin...