YPL: Tell me about your experience as a Young Professional Leaders member? What did your involvement look like?
Brittany: My experience as a YPL member was one of the most memorable and meaningful of all of my civic leadership experiences. I served on the YPL board for 3 years and was able to help coordinate and participate in many community service and giveback opportunities.
YPL: What is one of your favorite memories or moments during your time with Young Professional Leaders?
Brittany: One of my favorite memories was helping to plan the first YPL Black Tie Brunch. It was so cool to be a part of something that has evolved into a signature event for YPL and that raises funds for such amazing causes.
YPL: How are you continuing to stay involved in the community? How did your involvement in Young Professional Leaders affect your decision to give back?
Brittany: I continue to stay involved in the community by volunteering my time and skills to multiple civic organizations, including an occasional YPL event to continue supporting the great work they are doing. My YPL involvement affected my decision to give back because it put me in a position to see the real need in our community and how my small contributions can make a huge impact.
YPL: What would you say to someone who is considering joining Young Professional Leaders?
Brittany: I would absolutely encourage anyone considering joining to just do it! It’s an awesome opportunity to partner with like-minded young professionals to help make our city a better place…and you make some really great friendships along the way!
YPL: What is your favorite quote or personal mantra?
Brittany: One of my favorite quotes is “At the end of the day people won’t remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel” – Maya Angelou