Scottsdale Rising Young Professionals

OUR MISSION

To educate, elevate, and collaborate with young professionals by providing a network where individuals can come together to support their career aspirations and the community. The goal of Scottsdale Rising Young Professionals (SRYP) is to build a link between this demographic and the business and community leaders of Scottsdale

ABOUT SRYP

Scottsdale Rising Young Professionals is a program of the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce designed to engage young professionals ages 23-39. SRYP holds monthly events with formats alternating between exclusive business tours/influential speakers, community service, mentorship, and social networking.

SRYP is an exclusive Scottsdale Chamber Program, however, exceptions will be made for young professionals whose organization is not a Chamber member. Non-Chamber members are eligible to join the SRYP group for an annual fee of $150. This membership fee allows individual members to participate in SRYP Chamber events only.   Click Here for more about SRYP.

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Upcoming SRYP Events

SRYP Leadership Committee

Courtney Crubaugh - Chair

Courtney is the Operations Manager for Community Internal Medicine & Women's Health at Mayo Clinic, overseeing patient scheduling, capacity management and patient experience. When she moved to Arizona, she wanted to get connected to the community and to organizations outside of healthcare. She joined SRYP and has met driven and interesting leaders, and always learns something new and valuable at SRYP events. She has built deep relationships with her fellow board members, brainstorming interesting ways to increase member engagement and cultivate partnerships. Originally from Milwaukee, she loves hiking, playing volleyball, and riding her bike.

Chad Arruda - Vice Chair

Chad is the Co-Founder and CEO of Windom Security Strategies Today, responsible for patrol services in commercial real estate and multi-family housing markets. Through SRYP, he loves to help others expand their network, raise awareness about the value of civic engagement, and source aspiring leaders who want to make a difference in the community. Chad is a combat veteran, and his top priorities are his family and giving back to the community. He sits on boards for Scottsdale Leadership, The PTSD Foundation of America, Police Chiefs Advisory for the Phoenix PD, and was recently awarded SRYP Business Volunteer of the Year.

Dominick San Angelo - Immediate Past Chair

Dominick is an Attorney at Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. in the business law and transactions group, helping find efficient and effective solutions to client's problems. He joined SRYP when it was first launched. When he met the group, he was so impressed by the people he met and joined on the spot! The SRYP Leadership Committee is a microcosm of the group: genuine, inspiring young professionals who push you to be better. Dominick grew up in Arizona and lives in the Valley with his fiancée and her 3 million houseplants. He's a huge believer in happy hour, paying it forward, and the Phoenix Suns.

Tanner Mattson

Tanner is a Commerce Analyst with Republic Services, responsible for executing pricing initiatives to support Republic Services' Commerce platform. He loves to develop and implement strategies to mitigate costs, optimize yield, and expand profit margins. He joined SRYP to connect with like-minded individuals his own age, was an original SRYP stakeholder, and has been involved ever since in order to have a positive impact on the Scottsdale business community. Tanner graduated from the UofA in 2014, then moved to Old Town. He has his own food blog, "Old Town Review Guys". He is the Curator for "Global Shapers", and loves to golf.

Lauren Ratzken

Lauren is a Real Estate Professional with Two Brothers Realty. Marketing to qualified buyers is her strong-suit, utilizing the latest digital platforms for efficient and effective social media and web marketing. She was very impressed with the events SYRP put on in the past and wanted to get more involved, connecting with young professionals that have similar goals and a strong sense of community. She comes from a large Tucson family who are huge UofA fans, but she absolutely loves Scottsdale. Her favorite activities include running, riding bikes, hiking, wake and snowboarding, yoga; anything outside. She recently married the love of her life, also a realtor.

Dana Shipley

Dana is Director of Client Relations at State 48 Law Firm, ensuring everyone who comes in contact with the firm is better for it. She loves her job and that’s palpable for colleagues and clients. Dana joined SRYP to strengthen her community role with likeminded YP’s. “Our community is going to be ours for a long time. I'm eager to put forth the efforts now to build lifelong bonds.” The best part about SRYP is the collaborative effort to strengthen the YP presence in the Chamber and community. A SoCal native, Dana made AZ her home 7 years ago. She loves playing pickup sports or being outdoors. Scottsdale always has something going on!

Rachel Tarman

Rachel is a Business Development Executive at VIP Mortgage, Inc., where she helps people finance homes and helps real estate agents increase their production. She joined SRYP to network and be more involved with the community, plus she "Loves the Scottsdale Chamber!" SRYP allows her to collaborate to develop skills and opportunities with other young professionals and to help make Scottsdale a better place through volunteerism. Rachel is a dog mom, traveler, book worm, and baseball lover.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Support the SRYP vision of empowering our members to be leaders in business and our local community.

 

Contact Ann Deasy

adeasy@scottsdalechamber.com
(480) 355-2712