Young Professionals Society (YPS)

Maryland Tech Council’s Young Professionals Society (YPS) serves to advance young professionals throughout the state of Maryland through leadership and professional development, networking opportunities and educational events. The YPS committee aids in producing programming that supports young professionals in expanding their networks and developing their careers.

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Young Professionals Committee

The Young Professionals Committee aids in producing programming that supports young professionals in expanding their network and developing their career.

Committee Members

  • Rick Sullivan, Senseonics (Committee Chairman)
  • Christopher Chan, BDO
  • Christy Cheung, BDO
  • Mark Cruz, Tower Federal Credit Union
  • Bryan Deuber, Paragon Bioservices
  • Michael Ledecky, EverFi
  • Mary Li, Astrazeneca
  • Matthew Miessau, Epidarex Capital
  • Sean Pennington, MindGrub
  • Laura Prestia, National Cancer Institute/NIH
  • Erica Richardson, Helm Point Solutions
  • Josh Schaefer, Senseonics
  • Kurt Shenk, RSM
  • Robert Sons, Technology Transfer Center, National Cancer Institute
  • Josh VerStandig, The Meltzer Group
  • Adil Zuber, Industrial Commons

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring the Young Professionals Society gives you broad exposure to young professionals in Maryland. Your sponsorship will help support programming and activities that will aid in the development of the young professionals in the life science and technology industries, ultimately strengthening these industries in Maryland. For more information on sponsorship opportunities contact Emily Pool at emily@mdtechcouncil.com.

  • Platinum Sponsor | $1,500 Annually
    • Logo on all YPS promotional material and registration pages
    • Prominent  logo on signage at YPS events
    • Opportunity to host a young professional focused roundtable event
    • Opportunity to distribute company information at YPS events
    • Opportunity for company representative to sit on the YPS Committee
    • Five (5) complimentary registrations to all YPS events
  • Gold Sponsor | $1,000 Annually
    • Logo on all YPS promotional material and registration pages
    • Logo on signage at YPS events
    • Opportunity for company representative to sit on the YPS Committee
    • Two (2) complimentary registrations to all YPS events
  • Silver Sponsor | $500 Annually
    • Company name on all YPS promotional material and registration pages
    • Company name on signage at YPS events
    • Two (2) complimentary registrations to all YPS events