YPAC Announces 2013 YP Award Winners

Monday, February 25, 2013

The Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga (YPAC) announced the winners of its 2013 YP Awards. In its sixth year, the YP Awards recognize notable young professionals and young professional friendly businesses and organizations in the greater Chattanooga area.

Award recipients include:

YP Civic Impact Award:

David Martin, La Paz Chattanooga

YP Entrepreneur of the Year:

Mike Robinson, Brewhaus, Fork & Pie Bar

YP Friendly Business of the Year:

Full Media

Young Professional of the Year

James Chapman, SE Development District

Ted Alling, co-founder and CEO of Access America Transport, was the keynote speaker at this year’s event, which took place on Friday, from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Chattanooga. Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain was the luncheon’s headline sponsor.

Over 200 people gathered to honor the young professionals and businesses that were selected as finalists and to hear Mr. Alling’s presentation, which applauded Chattanoogans for investing in their community and encouraged attendees to press forward with the momentum that has already been established in order to take Chattanooga to “the next level.”

For more information please visit www.ypchattanooga.org.

Special thanks to the YPAC sponsors: EPB Fiber Optics, Decosimo, Northwestern Mutual, Henderson Hutcherson and McCullough, Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union, InfoSystems and DoubleTree Hotel.

 


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