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Meet your 2023 LYPA Steering Council!

It is our pleasure to introduce the 2023 Steering Council of the Lexington Young Professionals Association:

President – Zach Pavey
Immediate Past President – Braxten Leff
Secretary – Dylan Curry
Professional Development – Austin Braun
Public Relations – Courtney Desrochers
Technology – Brandon Metts
Special Events – Aaron Rothke

Learn more about the 2023 LYPA Steering Council on our Leadership page!


Speed Networking Event – 3/16/2023


LYPA is partnering with MBA Bluegrass, Bluegrass Realtors and BIA for a Speed Networking Event at Manchester Music Hall on Thursday, 3/16 from 6:00-9:00p. Please register here.

The networking sessions will be held in 30 minute sessions. One drink ticket will be given to each attendee, a cash bar will be available, and food trucks will be located outside for your enjoyment. Only 100 seats available. RSVP and reserve your ticket today!

Upcoming Professional Development Event: Entrepreneurship Panel March 28

LYPA’s first Professional Development Event of 2023 is on entrepreneurship. It will feature three local entrepreneurs and their path of entrepreneurship and networking with a Q&A session. This event is 21+, no price to attend. Hosted in the event space at Pivot Brewing, which is an incredible cidery, featuring other brewery guest taps, and an incredible entrepreneurial story in its own right.

This event is scheduled from 6:00-7:30p on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. Please RSVP on Facebook.

March Networking Happy Hour

2023 is off and running. Our next networking happy hour will be at the recently opened District 7 Social Hall in the distillery district, owned by former LYPA member Rebecca Hall Burnworth, March 15th 5:30-7:30pm. Come network, meet new people, and check out the newest hot spot in Lexington. 21+ event, no one has to drink alcohol, no cost to attend. RSVP on Facebook.