YPC Board of Directors

YPC Board of Directors

Megan Williams, Hutton
Chair Elect
Katie Vinson, Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy
Past Chair
Josh Cropp, HHM Wealth Advisors

Young Professionals of Chattanooga operates as a complete volunteer board, with the support of the Chattanooga Chamber Foundation. Our advisory board is comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds united by the common goal of making an impact on the Greater Chattanooga area.



Marissa Bell, Chattanooga Tourism Co.


Professional Development Subcommittee

Shawnice Beard, BCBST, Protege Chattanooga Committee Chair-Elect

Zachary Beker. The Company Lab

Brittney Burns, Unum

Mackenzie Burysek, LEO Events

Jamison Shimmel, Protege Chattanooga Committee Chair


Community Engagement Subcommittee

Phil Anderson, Cigna

Meghan Creecy, Northside Neighborhood House

Erin Farris, Crye-Leike Realtors

Ra’Shunda Hackett, Cigna

Kacey Swindell, Moxy Chattanooga Downtown

Zach Watts, Blue Line Innovations


Marketing & Outreach Subcommittee

Roe Anderson, Rivercity Company

Madyson Foster, Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians

Janette Hickey, Hamilton County Department of Education

Shaina Rantung, Q Strategies

Erroll Wynn II, The Company Lab


Protege Chattanooga Committee

Jamison Shimmel, Chair

Shawnice Beard, BCBST, Chair-Elect

Gabrielle Blades, Blades Creative

Kenneth Burke, Text Request

Want to learn about being a YPC Advisory Board member?

Contact Austin Corcoran, Manager of Talent Attraction & Retention

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