This is where young professional influencers from every professional, social and nonprofit corner of the Rocket City region will join together to network, share ideas and celebrate each other. We’ll be tackling relevant issues and hearing from employers and business leaders with fresh ideas for reaching millennials.
Join our keynote speaker, Appleton CEO and Founder, Glenn Clayton, as he shares his insights and experiences as a young, world-class, Huntsville-based entrepreneur and community leader.
2:00 - 2:50pm Millennials Rising: Our City, Our Way
Don’t miss this state of the city address from the millennial perspective. We will go beyond looking at how things are today and discuss how these change makers are making Huntsville different and better. Crowd participation will be encouraged in this lively discussion!
Anna Claire Vollers
Moderator: Joanna White, Red Brick Strategies
Bronwen Murray, Murray Political Group
Afu Okusun, Counselor/Author
Anna Claire Vollers, Writer, AL.com
DJ Klein, President, Launch Broadband and Councilman, City of Madison
Hosted by: Downtown Huntsville, Inc.
3:00 – 4:00pm The War For Talent: Secrets for Attracting and Keeping Young Talent
This powerhouse panel of employers, recruiters and young professionals will discuss the unique career and job environment in the Huntsville/Madison region. They’ll offer tips to help you fast track your career path.
This is a don’t miss for both employers and employees!
Mary Illa Ward
Rey Almodovar, CEO, Intuitive Research and Technology
Kathy Cowart, Employment Branding Expert, Alabama Media Group
Megan Green, University Recruiter, ADTRAN
Kristina Minyard, Corporate Recruiter, Dynetics, Inc.
Moderator: Mary Illa Ward, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GCDF
Hosted by North Alabama SHRM
This session has been approved for one general (1) SHRM-CP and HRCI re-certification credit
4:15 – 5:30pm Taking the BS out of Business and Entrepreneurship
The “founder generation” is building things. Meet a few of Huntsville’s leading entrepreneurs as they share practical lessons about starting and growing companies. These entrepreneurs will set you on the right path to starting or growing your business, charity or cause.
Olivia Brannon Pirtle
Moderator: Harrison Diamond, Business Relations Officer, City of Huntsville
Panelists: Kyle Stichtenoth, Digital Marketing Specialist, Alabama Media Group
Chris Beaman, Principal, Archer Sparrow
Peyton McNully, Founder, Leavendary, HuntsvilleWest, Ploid, Packard Spur, & Tech. Dir., HudsonAlpha Institute
Olivia Brannon Pirtle, Corporate Resource Manager, SCSWorx
5:30 – 7:00pm Happy Hour & Expo
It’s time to mix and mingle with Huntsville’s rising leaders!
https://www.alabamamediagroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/yp_fb_ad_image.png6311417Katie Rush/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/amglogo.pngKatie Rush2017-04-19 15:30:372017-04-28 14:43:42Sponsorship Opportunities Available for the 3rd Annual Alabama Young Professionals Summit 2017