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2018 Steering Committee member – Ryan Weston

March 2, 2018
1. How did you get to Greenville? My wife and I moved to Greenville because of a job opportunity with Young Life. We had a list of 15 things we decided would make it worth it, and we instantly recognized 13 of the 15 things we were looking for in our visits to Greenville. 2. Where… View Article

Sarah Himmler – 2018 Steering Committee Member

February 8, 2018
How did you get to Greenville? I’m originally from upstate NY, I had plans to attend ECU for my masters but I started working. I ended up changing my career path and I just fell in love with the area.  Where is your favorite breakfast/coffee spot in Greenville? This is a loaded  question for me…. View Article

Jenna Lindsay – 2018 Steering Committee Member

January 22, 2018
How did you get to Greenville?  Born and Raised 🙂 What are your top three things to do in Greenville?  Have a beer at a local brewery Boat down the Tar River Tailgate for Pirate Football! What is your favorite park in Greenville and why?  Elm St. Park because of its location, awesome Little League… View Article

2018 YP Chairman – Heath Bowman

December 27, 2017
As we welcome 2018 and our Chairman of the Young Professionals of Pitt County, here’s a chance to get to know Heath Bowman a little more. How did you get to Greenville? I found Greenville by way of a recruiter, who reached out about an opportunity at ECU. After dinner at Sam Jones, I was… View Article

2nd Annual “Wiggin’ Out for Charity”

November 29, 2017
Young Professionals of Pitt County Donate Over $10,000 to Vidant Cancer Care GREENVILLE, NC – The Young Professionals of Pitt County recently hosted the 2nd Annual “Wiggin’ Out for Charity” event, benefiting Vidant Cancer Care, in partnership with the Vidant Health Foundation, Greenville Utilities Commission and the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce, on October 19 at… View Article

YPs Give Back: Community Tree Day

March 29, 2017
Spring 2017 Community Tree Day was a great success thanks to ReLeaf, the City of Greenville and many other volunteers and organizations. In two hours, 110 trees were planted and Young Professionals of Pitt County is proud to have participated in the event. We met at the Blount Pavilion at the intramural ECU fields and… View Article

Kate Teel – YP of the Year for 2016

February 16, 2017
The Young Professional of the Year Award honors one member per year who demonstrates a dedication to not only the Young Professionals organization but to Pitt County through strong leadership, teamwork, and integrity. We are proud to announce Kate Teel as the 2016 Award Recipient!   Learn a little more about your Young Professional of… View Article

Scott Allenspach – 2017 YP Chair

January 20, 2017
For the 2017 year Scott Allenspach is chair of the Young Professionals of Pitt County. This is the highest officer of the organization and we are ready to see how Scott’s leadership will propel the YP’s forward. Here’s some more information on Scott: How did you get to Greenville? A Dodge Neon Where is your favorite… View Article

YPs Host Career Fair for Middle School Students

March 1, 2016
Middle schoolers check out careers Holly Garriott, executive director for the Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, talks to a group of girls from the Boys and Girls Club about the Youth Public Arts Project during a career fair at the ECU Innovation Lab on Thursday. (Rhett Butler/The Daily Reflector)   Friday, February 26, 2016… View Article

New YP Website Launched

January 20, 2016
Young Professionals of Pitt County Launches New Website Young Professionals of Pitt County has launched a new website. The new website,, designed by DataGroup, offers not only a new look but improved functionality detailing the many opportunities offered to young professionals in Pitt County. The site includes a detailed calendar that includes accurate information… View Article