GPCC names three new leaders to the VYP Board of Directors
L to R: Ashley LaRae Sampson, Bethany Bennick
and Julie Sorensen
The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce welcomes Ashley LaRae Sampson, Director of Community Relations for The Art Institute of Phoenix,
Bethany Bennick, Youth & Education Program Coordinator for Phoenix Sister Cities and
Julie Sorensen, Operations Administrator for CIGNA,as the newest members of the 2016-2017 VYP Board of Directors. If you haven't met them yet, you'll be learning more about each of them in upcoming newsletters.
EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Valley Young Professionals Tour at Amazon Fulfillment Center
The Valley Young Professionals are touring the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Phoenix on July 21! The walking tour will provide insight into what happens after you click "buy" on Amazon. This exclusive opportunity for Chamber/VYP members is currently at capacity.
Branding Yourself: An Important Step Toward Leadership
Founder and CXO of Ideas Collide Marketing Communications Rebecca Clyde will discuss personal branding and its critical role in personal and professional success. Clyde will also provide insight into how women and young professionals can help others advance and fill the leadership pipeline.
Millennials not planning for retirement like mom and dad
Today's millennials are taking a different approach to saving for retirement than their parents, and are facing unique hurdles and opportunities. But that doesn't mean millennials are twiddling their thumbs when it comes to savings. Senior vice president of wealth management for U.S. Bank Angie O'Leary offers some retirement savings advice and discusses why previous generations were ahead in savings.
GPCC announces big changes to improve member services and online experience
In mid-July, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) is transitioning to a new member-management software platform called ChamberMaster and also launching a revamped website. From July 1 to 15, GPCC will be converting to its new member-management system and website. During this time, you will not be able to pay your membership invoice through
www.phoenixchamber.com. In addition, the registration process for events will be slightly different. We apologize for any inconvenience and sincerely thank you for your loyal membership, as well as patience and understanding.