2019 Young Professional of the Year

Now Accepting Applications for
Young Professional of the Year

Applications open February 18th – April 1st, 2019
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2019 Young Professional of the Year Application

  • This succinct statement should personify your personal and professional mission as a young professional. The statement may include, but is not limited to personal/professional vision, goals and objectives.
  • How have you impacted the Fox Cities community through donation of time, talent and treasure? (Please be as specific as possible)
  • How have you impacted the Fox Cities community through civic and community engagement? (Please be as specific as possible)
  • What have you done in your career, thus far, to set yourself apart and provide value in your past/current role(s)?
  • Identify and illustrate one significant professional accomplishment as well as one substantial volunteer achievement you've enjoyed since being awarded the Future 15 distinction and why it is important. Please also include one future objective and how you plan to achieve it.
  • Note: By submitting a photo, applicant authorizes use, with or without their name in publications, advertising or web content.

What is the Young Professional of the Year?:

In an effort to expand the impact of the Future 15 Young Professional Awards, and provide the award recipients with an opportunity to showcase their personal and professional growth over the years, the Young Professional of the Year is selected exclusively from the alumni classes of past Future 15 winners. This format has provided the current years applicants a chance at further career and community recognition through their subsequent annual eligibility in the Young Professional of the Year competition.

Award Selection Process:

A selection committee meets prior to the ceremony to review and select the YP of the Year recipient based on the applicant’s responses, including their level of professional achievement, volunteer involvement, community impact, leadership and character. The judging panel will be a composite of past Young Professional of the Year recipients and upstanding business leaders in the Fox Cities region.

Applicants must:

  • Be a past Future 15 recipient (that has not yet won YP of the Year and is 40 years old or under at the time of applying)
  • Exemplify a high level of character, integrity and personal/professional values.
  • Exhibit noteworthy professional achievement and growth.
  • Have established, strong and consistent commitment to community investment/volunteerism.
  • Assert proven leadership ability through positions held and roles served professionally and within the community.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to serving as a role model for other young professionals.