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We are PYP

we connect young professionals with like-minded individuals and community opportunities.
we give of our time, talents, and treasure to develop our community.
we continue to grow as leaders through professional and personal development.
we live each day healthy, well, and balanced.

2018 Annual Celebration – Saturday, April 14, 2018 @5:30pm

Artel Gallery
223 Palafox Place
Pensacola, FL 32502

Join your fellow members and community leaders to get inspired for what is to come for our community and how young professionals play a role in it. We will also be handing out awards and honoring our amazing members and supporters. Hors-d’oeuvres will be provided with two drink tickets and a cash bar will be available. The dress is business/cocktail.

*PYP Members, please login with your membership information to receive special members-only pricing.

Pensacola Young Professionals invites you to join us in celebrating our 2017 year and kicking off 2018! Join us at the beautiful Artel Gallery downtown to meet and celebrate with many PYP members, sponsors and community leaders. Quint Studer has so graciously agreed to speak at this event! Quint Studer is a businessman, a visionary, an entrepreneur, and a mentor to many. He has given his life to designing the building blocks for people and organizations that guide them to achieving and sustaining high performance. He will be discussing why young professionals are important to the area, what they can do to better serve our beautiful community and how to achieve positive change locally.

2018/2019 Leadership Team Search

We’re currently looking for leaders for our 2018/2019 year! Apply today!

Upcoming Events:

International Professionals Forum: Presented by Pensacola Young Professionals and the Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council

Thursday, April 19, 2018
5:30 – 7:00pm
West Florida Public Library
239 North Spring Street
Pensacola, FL 32502

Pensacola is becoming ever-increasingly diverse with professionals who come from all over the globe to live and work in this city.  Every day we conduct business, assist in patient care, teach and study among men and women from vastly different backgrounds.  Yet, it is in this diversity that synergy is form that furthers the creativity and well-being of our place of work, and ultimately furthers the well-being of our community.

The Pensacola Young Professionals and the Gulf Coast Citizens Diplomacy Council are honored to introduce to you five professionals who live and work in Pensacola, all of whom are from various countries across the globe.  Come to the West Florida Public Library, where you will hear your fellow colleagues share their experiences coming to the United States and working in Pensacola, Florida.  Speakers at this event include:

-Mambwe Mutanuka, Corporate Director, Contracting Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) at Baptist Health Care Corporation

-Dora Omerico, Realtor at Levin Rinke Realty

-Araba Hanson-Knoblock, Client Manager at Vizient Inc.

-Dr. Kwame Owusu-Daaku, Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of West Florida

-Julia Steinmetz, Masters Degree Exchange Student at the University of West Florida

-Mehrdad Valinasab, Process Engineer at Ascend

-Toby Diehl, Support Technician at Appriver

This event will be moderated by Paul Stadden, Public Relations Associate at the Waterfront Rescue Mission.  Come learn about the similarities that we all share, as well as the differences we have from one another, and let us learn how to work more effectively to achieve the synergy that is vital to a vibrant, productive workplace and community.



We CONNECT young professionals with like-minded individuals and community opportunities.




We GIVE our time, talents, and treasure to develop our community.



We continue to GROW as leaders through personal and professional development.



We LIVE each day healthy, well, and balanced.