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The Young Professionals Network

The YP Network is free to join

The Young Professionals (YP) Network is an open group of over 950 Wisconsin credit union staff and volunteers, age 35 and younger, that focuses on providing career development opportunities, networking, and education. Through the YP Network, The League aims to:

  • Connect Young Professionals with like-minded peers and encourage idea sharing and collaboration
  • Engage Young Professionals with training, networking events, and other opportunities that provide resources and workable knowledge they can bring back to their credit union
  • Retain Talent within The Movement, for long-term prosperity of credit unions

YP Network Benefits

  • Discounts & Exclusive Access to Events
    YP Network members receive scholarships and exclusive invites to attend some of the biggest credit union conferences in Wisconsin and around the country. Network members are eligible for discounts on event registration costs, cheaper hotel deals, and other perks.

  • Training Events Tailored to YPs
    Special events tailored to the needs of young professionals, like our YP Boot Camps, are available to YP Network members at no cost.

  •  News & Connectivity
    Through the monthly YP newsletter, Facebook group, and other communication channels, members stay current on opportunities to learn and grow their career within credit unions.

YP Leadership

  • YP Advisory Board
    The YP Advisory Board meets regularly to recommend programming, discuss strategies for getting YPs involved in advocacy, and find innovative ways to support The Movement.The board consists of seven credit union young professionals, each serving two-year terms. Appointment Process >>

  • YP Advisors to League Board
    YP advisors to The League Board of Directors serve a three-year term, guiding the direction The League takes on behalf of Wisconsin credit unions and their 3.3 million members. They attend quarterly League Board meetings as active participants, but in a non-voting capacity. They uphold the same fiduciary standards as traditional directors. Appointment Process >>

  • Chapter YP Liaisons
    Some local chapters assign YP Liaisons. Chapters seeking YP Liaisons can contact the YP Advisory Board for assistance with finding candidates.

YP News

State GAC

Make your Members' Voices Heard at State GAC

Nov 04, 2019
Be sure your credit union is well represented as The Movement takes over Madison for the State Government Affairs Conference on January 20. If you don't stand up, who will?

2019 HYPE at Convention Attendees Announced

Apr 10, 2019
Twenty Young Professionals (YPs) have been chosen to participate in HYPE - "Helping Young Professionals Engage" this May when Wisconsin credit unions gather in Lake Geneva for Convention- our largest learning and networking event of the year.

Convention 2019: Why You Can't Afford to Miss It!

Mar 20, 2019
The League's Annual Convention & Exposition is a credit union professional's best value for honing your skills, growing your credit union, expanding your connections, and supporting the Movement--and we can't wait to show you what's in store for this year...

What past attendees have said about Convention

Feb 06, 2019
If you're on the fence about participating, these testimonials from previous attendees might be your convincer!

Become a YP Network Member

It's free!

“The YP program has been phenomenal for my CU career so far. It has increased my hunger to move forward and talk a lot more about the credit union movement. It has opened so many doors for me personally and professionally." 

- Don Emmer, Verve, a Credit Union


YP Network service projects

YP Network training

YP Network special events


Questions? Contact Josh Roberts, League VP of System Collaboration & Development.

YP Boot Camp: Milwaukee

YPs take this opportunity to network with your peers and gain valuable skills to support you and your CU career.

CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference

CUNA GAC is one of their premier events. Attend this annual event to support your credit union, your members and let your voice be heard.

2020 League Annual Convention & Expo

Connect with the credit union movement at ‚Äčthe largest annual gathering of Wisconsin credit unions at the League Annual Convention & Expo.