Date and Time
Thursday Nov 14, 2019
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM CST
Timeline of event
11:00 am – check- in open
11:30 am – lunch sponsored by Abilene Regional Airport
12:15 pm – Speaker one – Anne Mahlum
1:00 pm – Speaker one end. Quick housekeeping notes and move to breakouts
1:20 pm – Breakout session I
Option One: CLIMBING THE LADDER sponsored by Sockdolager Brewing Co.
- David Pittman – Clinical Sales Associate, Intuitive
- Tim Smith – Entrepreneur, SoDA District Courtyard
- Michelle Parrish - Grants Director, Community Foundation of Abilene
- Chris Montoya - Senior Vice President, First Financial Trust-Abilene
- Brad Benham – President, ACU Foundation
- Jessi Bailey – Vice President of Human Resources, West Texas Rehabilitation Center
- Maj. Charles “Astro” Kilchrist – Chief of Training for the 9th Bomb Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base
- Jenn Rogers – Instructor of Teacher Education, ACU; and President, World’s Okayest Mom
- Mark Rogers – President, Big Brothers Big Sisters-Abilene
2:15 pm – Breakout session II
- Repeat same three from above. Choose two out of the three to attend for the day.
3:15 pm – Headline Speaker – Libby Spears
4:15 pm – END
4:15 pm – Announcement and door prizes
4:30 pm – Networking Happy Hour Sponsored by Black Plumbing
6:00 pm - END
Abilene Convention Center
Tickets are now on sale and include lunch from The Shed Market plus a social hour immediately following the Summit. One free book from Bravo CC's Libby Spears will be given to the first 300 registrants.
Individual tickets: AYP members $20 early bird, $25 after Nov. 1
Non-members: $30 early bird, $40 after Nov. 1
This event is SOLD OUT. To be placed on the waiting list, click here.
The first of its kind in West Texas, join us for the Abilene Young Professionals Leadership & Development Summit. Activate curiosity and cultivate professional, personal and community growth through intentional development.
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