Sioux Falls Area
Chamber of Commerce
Sioux Falls Young Professionals Network
Sioux Falls YPN
UPCOMING EVENTS
Apr 26
Apr 26
YPN Power Lunch: Cherry Creek Grill
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Cherry Creek Grill
May 02
May 02
YPN Social Action Team Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Chamber of Commerce
May 03
May 03
YPN Morning Buzz - New Location!
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Coffea Roasterie and Espresso Bar
May 03
May 03
YPN Morning Buzz - Panera Bread
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Panera Bread
May 04
May 04
YPN Seat at the Table with Jennifer Boomgaarden
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Chamber of Commerce
Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce


Get Involved

One of the biggest benefits of being a member of the Sioux Falls Young Professionals Network is the opportunity to expand your network and make a difference in our community! There are several opportunities to get involved:

YPN Leadership

YPN Steering Committee

The YPN is led by a volunteer Steering Committee. Members of the Steering Committee meet on a monthly basis and help guide the direction, activities and events for the YPN. Steering Committee members serve a three-year term, and represent a wide variety of businesses in our community. They participate in Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce ribbon cuttings, representing the YPN.

2016-2017 Steering Committee

Christie Aberson Great Western Bank
Ben Davis Avera Mckennan Hospital and University Center
Marty DesLauriers UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Lucas Fiegen Fiegen Construction Co.
Chris Filsinger CorTrust Bank
Lexie Frankman Midco
Maggie Groteluschen The First National Bank in Sioux Falls
Betsy Schuster The Helpline Center
Carrie Johnson SDN Communications
Brittany Kelley Elsasser MetaBank
Reggie Kuipers Bender Commercial Real Estate
Daschle Larsen McKinneyOlson Insurance
Larry Luetke Keller Williams Realty
Dan Menke Pride Neon, Inc.
Joe Millar Sioux Falls Sports Authority
Paige Pearson Meyer Midco
Brad Rehfeldt Howalt+McDowell
Jered Schock Marco
Erin Schoenbeck Catholic Community Foundation
Amber Schwiesow Midco
Cory Weeden First Dakota Title

Action Teams

YPN members can participate in three action teams to plan activities and events for the YPN. Membership on any action team is open to any YPN member in good standing. Interested in learning more? Contact Kayla Scholten by clicking here or by phone at (605) 373-2002.

The Membership Action Team advances the YPN’s public image while focusing on membership growth and retention. This Action Team is responsible for the annual review of our membership dues schedule, Membership Drive, Anniversary Celebration, developing marketing materials and projects, YPN Membership Card, advertising advice, among others.

The Personal & Professional Development Action Team works to foster professional relationships, career development, entrepreneurial endeavors, and civic involvement while gaining an insider’s view of our regional business scene and exposing members to a broad range of community issues. This Action Team meets quarterly. Events and activities organized by this Action Team include: A Seat at the Table, Our Sioux Falls, Community Connection Tours, Focus Workshops, Crossroads Summit, YPN+, Mentoring Program, Meet Us at the Mixer, Power Lunch, Morning Buzz, among others.

The Social Action Team sponsors social events that showcase our community while proving a positive environment for networking, socializing and developing friendships. Events and activities organized by this Action Team include: The Kringle, YPN Golf League, YPN Golf Tournament, Off the Clock, YPN Nights at…, among others.

Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

YPN members have opportunities to volunteer with the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. Join a committee that fits your interests or participate in a short-term volunteer opportunity – do what works for you.


Click here for more volunteer opportunities with the Chamber
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