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Who is PYP?

Board of Directors & Leadership Team

Applications are Currently Closed

Leadership applications typically open in February and March for positions beginning April unless vacancies are eligible to be refilled mid-year. Let us know if you'd like to get involved and we'll let you know if any positions become available or what other opportunities we have.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors and Leadership Team are comprised of PYP members in good standing who have been active members and are now interested in taking on a major leadership role in the organization. The board meets once a month and provides recommendations and feedback on new PYP initiatives.

The Board of Directors is made up of 11 voting board members and 1 ex-officio member. Each VP has a dedicated coordinator (“leadership”) to assist in the programing and workload for their respective roles. 

  • President
  • President-Elect
  • Past President*
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Legal Counsel
  • VP Economic Dev. & Govt. Affairs
  • VP Marketing
  • VP Membership
  • VP Networking
  • VP Professional Development
  • VP Quality of Life

*Ex-Officio

Most Board of Director and Leadership Team positions are one-year terms with an option to renew for a second year. Board Applications typically open in January and selection occurring in February. New board members begin their terms in April. 

Organizational Chart

Executive Committee

President

Cheyenne
Sherman

NAVY FEDERAL

President-Elect

Ebony
Cornish

MAXIM HEALTHCARE

Past President

Eddie
Murray

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL

Secretary

Monica
Wright

BEAR CONSTRUCTION

Treasurer

Mikayla
Maracle

BODACIOUS BREW

Legal Counsel

Lydia
Lucius

AYLSTOCK WITKIN KREIS & OVERHOLTZ

Membership Team & Treasury

VP of Membership

Zack
Suggs

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOC.

Membership Coordinator

Katin
Davis

GUEST SUPPLY

Assistant Treasurer

Parker
McCallum

 

Marketing Team

VP of Marketing

Sarah

Bowe 

FOOTBRIDGE MEDIA

Economic Development & Government Affairs (EDGA) Team

VP of EDGA

Justin Oswald

TRANSFORMATION CHURCH

Econ. Dev. Coordinator

Natalie
Blair

LEVIN RINKE REALTY

Govt. Affairs Coordinator

Trevor Schaettle

FL. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Networking Team

VP of Networking

Rachel
Gilliam

BECKWITH CAMP

Networking Coordinator

Nickole
Martel 

LOGO BRANDERS

Professional Development Team

VP of Professional Development

Bradley
Sanders

GULF COAST KIDS HOUSE

Professional Development Coordinator

Kristy
Craig

EVERY CHILD A READER IN ESCAMBIA

Quality of Life Team

VP of Quality of Life

Claire
Kirchharr

HEALTHY START

Quality of Life Coordinator

Dr. Angel
Bradley

FL DEPT. of HEALTH

Staff

Meg Burke

Executive Director
meg@pensacolayp.com

Meg is the only paid employee of Pensacola Young Professionals and is charged with keeping all of the PYP wheels turning on a day-to-day basis. She’s been a member of PYP since 2012, has served various leadership positions including President (2018-19), and began as an employee in 2021. Her passion is to strategically align and support the goals of PYP and its members in order to retain and develop top talent for our community, one relationship at a time.