Young Professionals Society (YPS)

The Maryland Tech Council’s Young Professionals Society (YPS) advances young professionals through professional development and networking events throughout the state. YPS aims to connect the next generation of leaders in the life sciences and technology industries in order to strengthen these communities in Maryland by providing an opportunity for collaboration.

If you are interested in learning more about the Young Professionals Society, contact Emily Pool.

UPCOMING EVENTS
  • January 15, 2019 - Networking Meet Up - Old Town Pour House, Gaithersburg, MD
  • March 2019 - Networking Meet Up - Guinness Open Gate Brewery, Baltimore, MD
  • June 2019 - Paths to Success Programming Event - Gaithersburg, MD
  • August 2019 - Networking Meet Up - Howard County, MD
  • October 2019 - Programming Event - Baltimore, MD
  • December 2019 - Holiday Networking Meet Up - Montgomery County, MD

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Sponsoring the Young Professionals Society gives you broad exposure to young professionals in Maryland. Your sponsorship will help support activities and programming that will aid in the development of the young professionals in the life sciences and technology industries, ultimately strengthening these industries in Maryland. If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact Emily Pool for more information.

Meetup Sponsorship
Our Young Professionals Society Networking Meet Ups occur four times per year throughout the state, giving you multiple opportunities to participate. Sponsorships are available for each individual meetup of your choice, see more information below:

Meetup Sponsorship • $500 per Meetup

  • Logo on all Meet Up promotional material and registration page
  • Prominent logo placement on signage at Meet Up event
  • Opportunity to distribute company materials at Meet Up event

Programming Event Sponsorship
The Young Professionals Society produces two professional development programming events per year. These events are a great opportunity to get your company in front of a room full of the next generation of leaders in the life sciences and technology industries.

Platinum Sponsor • $1,000

  • Opportunity to participate on the panel as a moderator or speaker
  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • Logo on all Programming Event promotional material and registration page
  • Prominent logo placement on event signage
  • Opportunity to distribute company materials
  • Five (5) complimentary registrations

Gold Sponsor • $500

  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • Logo on all Programming Event promotional material and registration page
  • Logo on event signage
  • Opportunity to distribute company materials
  • Three (3) complimentary registrations

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

    Committee Chair: Christy Cheung, BDO
    Mark Cruz, Tower Federal Credit Union
    Bryan Deuber, Paragon Bioservices
    Mary Li, AstraZeneca
    Matthew Muessau, Epidarex Capital
    Haley Nalley, BDO
    Sean Pennington, Mindgrub
    Rick Sullivan, RoosterBio