Golden Young Professionals

Golden Young Professionals Golden Young Professionals Group (GoldenYP) is a membership organization for talented, up-and-coming professionals, ages 21-40, dedicated to building a better Golden. We are motivated, energetic and certain to become Golden’s future leaders. We sponsor, promote and support social activities involving members of the Golden business community. GoldenYP offers its members a link between their personal passions and professional ambitions.

GoldenYP’s agenda is to provide young professionals living or working in our community with the opportunity to expand their personal networks and build lasting connections within Golden’s professional and social arenas. We are focused on professional development, community service and enjoying the local social scene. Our goal is simple: To engage and connect young professionals and positively shape the future of Golden.

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Professional Development Committee

Responsible for providing members with opportunities to enhance their leadership and professional skills, to connect with other current community leaders and organizations to build successful careers and contribute to the lives and prosperity in the region.

Executive Committee

Comprised of 4 elected officers, committee chairs, Chamber Representative and possibly a couple at-large members. This committee shall serve as the governing body for the organization. It is responsible for the overall policy and direction of the organization and shall possess authority, duties and responsibilities, along with operating guidelines.

Community Service Committee

Responsible for connecting GoldenYP members to philanthropic and volunteer programs by promoting opportunities for participation, involvement and leadership.

Social & Networking Committee

Responsible for hosting, coordinating and promoting events and activities with the community to connect Young Professionals with one another.

Recruiting & Membership Committee

Responsible for identifying and recruiting potential Young Professional members and leaders by promoting the benefits of membership.

Marketing Committee

Responsible for supporting the objectives of the other committees and gostering growth of the organization through a combination of marketing, advertising and PR work.


  • Access to exclusive GYP member only events.
  • Free admission to professional development programs, such as leadership career workshops, educational seminars and networking events.
  • Discounted admission to major GYP events.
  • Shameless self promotion for you or your business.
  • Volunteer with local charities while having fun doing it.
  • Get involved in the Business Education Alliance.

Join GoldenYP…

GYP membership is:

  • $45 per person per year for Chamber members.
  • $100 per year for a non-chamber members.

Executive Team


Calvin Weiss
Weiss Chiropractic and Acupuncture


Cassy Brooks
Past Chair


Lindsay Hernandez
Marketing Chair
Partners Risk Services


Nicole Sabo
Professional Development Chair
Keller Williams Avenues Realty


Joe Borden
Membership Chair


Kevin Appelhanz
Social Networking Chair

Andrew Orrego-Lindstad
Community Service Chair