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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 quarterly 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.

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


Resources



YP Network service projects

YP Network training

YP Network special events


Networks


Questions? Contact Josh Roberts, League VP of System Collaboration & Development.
Sep
01

YP Be U Virtual App Conference

A little bit conference, a little bit boot camp, a little bit meetup and a lot of fun - all rolled together on a social learning app.
Jan
28

2021 State Government Affairs Conference

Join with over 350 of your credit union peers and be an active participant and influencer on issues directly impacting Wisconsin credit unions. This is your opportunity to represent your credit union and members before lawmakers. Let your voice be heard.