FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 6, 2022
PHOENIX – The Greater Phoenix Chamber (the Chamber) has appointed five new members to its Valley Young Professionals (VYP) Board of Directors. VYP, a program of the Greater Phoenix Chamber, is for Valley-area professionals ages 25-39 and aims to create the next generation of Phoenix leaders by connecting, informing, and educating its members on important issues facing the local community.
The VYP Board is responsible for overseeing VYP programming, including identifying relevant content, impactful speakers, new event venues, and community partnerships.
New board members will begin their terms on July 1, 2022. The five young professionals joining the VYP Board this year are:
- Veronica Aguilar, Vice President, Teach for America
- Brittany Dugan, Global Cloud Programs Manager, Intel Corporation
- Danny De Hoog, Legislative Liaison, Maricopa County
- Murphy Raine, Director of Marketing, TGen (Translational Genomics Research Institute)
- Marina Sandoval, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Valleywise Health Foundation
Now in its 12th year, the VYP Board of Directors manages a strong program to retain and attract young professionals to the Greater Phoenix area by connecting them to the community.
“The VYP program is critical to reinforcing the region’s workforce development, talent retention, and upholding the Chamber’s mission to promote regional prosperity, serving as a catalyst for economic vitality and strong communities,” said Todd Sanders, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Chamber. “We are proud to add these incredible leaders to the VYP Board to guide us in new ways by providing meaningful opportunities for Greater Phoenix’s young leaders to learn about our community, connect, and grow their leadership skills.”
The new board members will bring unique and diverse perspectives that will help carry out the VYP mission to build lasting relationships, establish professional development opportunities and act as a catalyst for change in the community.
About the Greater Phoenix Chamber
Representing 2,400 businesses across the Greater Phoenix region, the Greater Phoenix Chamber promotes regional prosperity by serving as a catalyst for economic vitality and strong communities. The Chamber pursues this mission by collaborating with business, political and community leaders to grow the regional talent pool, create a regional approach to economic development, and drive a pro-Arizona agenda.