Leadership Development Series

// developing you

Objective: To assist in meeting the needs of emerging professionals in the Salem Area by providing a series that will help them take their careers to the next level.

All sessions will be held at the Salem Area chamber of Commerce from 3 to 5pm on the dates listed below.

Series Outline:

10/2/2014 - Your Personal Brand: Professionalism

// Topics will include dress code, speech and attitude, online presence online presence and friendships both in and outside of the workplace

11/6/2014 - Build. Your. Network.

// Working through not enough vs. too much communication, eye contact, body language and name recognition

12/4/2014 - Business 101 and Entrepreneurialism

// HR basics, goal setting, time management and ROI

1/8/2015 - Purpose + Passion

// Discovering passions, education and work, do your work and passion align?

2/5/2015 - Finding Balance

// Time management, organizational skills, balancing family - friends - health - hobbies - free time

3/5/2015 - Communication Strategies

// Difficult conversations, proper forms of electronic and personal communication, customer service

4/2/2015 - Public Speaking / Effective Meeting Facilitation

// Fears surrounding public speaking, what makes a well facilitated meeting

5/7/2015 - Celebrating Leadership

// Habits of effectiveness, ongoing development

Historic Deepwood Estate - A Perfect Setting for Third Tuesday


Join us at the Historic Deepwood Estate for our September 16th Third Tuesday. A no host bar will provided by our friends at Archive Coffee & Bar.


The Historic Deepwood Estate is a true treasure of Salem, and September is a fantastic month to experience it. This will be an excellent evening, and we hope you'll join us.

Third Tuesday is a complimentary event for members of Salem YoungPros - and is $5 at the door for non members.

Meet the Pros


A Legendary Lunch

Meet the Pros is a panel of tenured leaders from our community engaging in meaningful conversations with Young Professionals October 15th from noon to 1:00 PM at the Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry.  You are encouraged to arrive at 11:45 a.m. to eat lunch, and the event will begin promptly at noon. Leaders from the community will share their stories detailing their paths to leadership.

Panel to include:

Kevin Cameron – Marion County Commissioner

Tiffany Bulgin – General Manager, Ike Box

Tim Sinatra – CEO, Boys and Girls Club of Marion and Polk Counties

Curt Arthur – Owner and Principal, Sperry Van Ness Commercial Advisors

Click here to register

Salem Area Young Professionals
Presented by

Corban University

United Way

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