History

Austin Young Chamber was created in July 2009 and has experienced incredible growth since then. Austin Young Chamber is now the largest and fastest growing young professional organization in Central Texas. It is also one of the largest Chambers of Commerce in Central Texas.

Founders

  • Jonny Rodgers
  • Nathan Green
  • Erick Smart

Staff History

Melanie PlummerExecutive Director2009 - 2014
Shelley ShumanDirector of Operations2009-2010
Jody TropeanoSponsor & Membership Representative2010-2012
Amy LateurDirector of Development & Member Relations2012 - 2014
Lane StricklandProgram & Events Coordinator2015 - 2016
Matt GlazerExecutive Director2014 - Present
Kat RandowDirector of Development & Member Relations2014 - Present

Board Chair History

Jonny Rodgers2010
Edward Kargbo2011
Blake Absher2012
Lindsey Tyner2013
Tommy Belton2014
John King2015
Emmy Hill2015

Board History

Jonny Rodgers2009 - 2013
Nathan Green2009 - 2012
Erick Smart2009 - 2012
Colin Pope2009 - 2014
Ben DeLeon2009-2011
Tim Hamilton2009-2010
Yvette Ruiz2009-2010
Lemuel Williams2009-2010
Katie Fore2009 - 2012
Edward Kargbo2010 - 2013
Macy McBeth Ryan2010 - 2011
JD Lewis2010-2011
Neil Goldman2010
Kareem Hajjar2010
Jonathan Peters2010 - 2012
Tommy Belton2010 - Present
Blake Absher2010 - 2013
Lindsey Tyner2011 - 2014
Jodi Fernandez2012
AJ Bingham2012 - 2013
Ali Putnam2012 - 2014
Michelle Graham2012
Chelsea Woodhead2012
Erin Geofrey2012 - 2013
George Ward2012 - 2014
Andy Cates2013 - 2015
Gordon Moore2013
James Nortey2013 - 2015
Ashley Teykl2013 - 2014
Abby Alwan2013 - 2014
John King2013 - 2015
John Fleckenstein2013 - Present
Kelly Mosser2014 - present
Emmy Hill2014 - present
Adam Flagg2015 - Present
Andrew Martin2015 - Present
Diana Noguiera2015 - Present
Ashland Viscosi2015 - Present
Lauren Galea2015 - Present
David Bean2015 - Present
David Courreges2015 - Present
Oral Blankson2015
Phillip Honaker2015 - Present
Gracie Barrera2015 - Present

Advisory Board History

Heather McKissick2013 - Present
Ali Khataw2013 - Present
Jerry Davis2013 - Present
Earl Maxwell2013 - Present
Allyson Peerman2013 - Present
April Hinkle2013 - Present
Ashton Cumberbatch2013 - Present
Mitch Jacobson2013 - Present
Thomas Miranda2013 - Present
Mike Rollins2014 - Present
Christopher Kennedy2014 - Present

Committee Chair History

Neil GoldmanFAVE Awards2009
Tommy BeltonFAVE Awards2010 - 2013
Lindsey TynerFAVE Awards2012
Kelly MosserFAVE Awards2014
Reese CisnerosFAVE Awards2015 - Present
Katie ForeTailgate Committee2010 - 2011
Ali PutnamTailgate Committee2012 - 2014
Jonathan PetersPoker Tournament2010 - 2011
Ashley TeyklPoker Tournament2012 - 2015
David BeanPoker Tournament2015 - Present
Macy McBeth RyanImagine Committee2010 - 2011
Jodi FernandezImagine Committee2012
Sidney PanImagine Committee2013
Kathryn HoytImagine Committee2014 - Present
Erick SmartAmbassador Committee2009-2010
Jonny RodgersAmbassador Committee2011 - 2013
Andrew MartinAmbassador Committee2013 - 2014
Sara LasseterAmbassador Committee2015
Ben DeLeonLeadership Service Committee2009-2010
John FleckensteinLeadership Service Committee2011-2014
Todd MilliganLeadership Service Committee2014-2015
Adam FlaggEconomic Development2013 - 2014
Dave FloydEconomic Development2013 - 2014
Ainee AtharEconomic Development2015
Emmy HillState of AYC2013 - 2014
Alex BassoEnergy & Sustainability Committee2012-2013
Monica AndryState of AYC2015
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