Events

March 14th CEO Roundtable Featuring Melinda Burke

Please join Tucson Young Professionals and listen to Melinda Burke, President of the Alumni Association at The University of Arizona.

When/Where: March 14th, 5:30-7:00pm @ Reforma Cocina Y Cantina


About CEO Roundtable:

Tucson Young Professionals holds a monthly CEO Roundtable as an avenue of professional development for our members and the community.

We ask our featured speaker to candidly speak for 30-35 minutes about their story of successes, pitfalls and laughs on their journey to becoming a successful leader.

The atmosphere is casual and conversational.


Burke collaborates with UA colleges and campus partners to align the Alumni Association and

University’s mission of serving UA graduates and connecting constituents through communications, career networking, and alumni outreach. As a liaison to the association’s board of directors — composed of a diverse group of alumni volunteers from around the country — she listens carefully to alumni needs and serves to strengthen alumni networks regionally and nationally.


About Melinda Burke

A dedicated alumna and former UA professor, Burke’s UA student and alumni connections are far reaching. She enjoys meeting alumni, making vital connections, and embodying the Wildcat spirit intrinsic to the UA experience as a Wildcat for Life.

Previously, Burke served as the director of the UA Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, where she was a Petsmart Professor of Practice and built corporate partnerships with industry leaders to expand the educational opportunities for retail students. Burke also launched an award-winning program for students in free enterprise and organized the global retailing conference hosted by Terry J. Lundgren in Tucson. In 2010, she established the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing Endowment for Excellence with a $1.3 million gift from the retailing and fashion industries to support students in the Retailing and Consumer Sciences major.

Burke earned a bachelor’s of science degree from the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, majoring in textiles and clothing, and a master’s of science degree from the UA graduate college.

She is the recipient of several awards, including the 2010 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Award for Outstanding Effort in Development and a 2008 Professional Achievement Award from the Alumni Association.

A native Arizonan, Burke is married with three children. Her husband Bruce Burke ’71 ’75 is a Tucson lawyer and graduate from the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the James E. Rogers College of Law. She has three adult daughters, one of whom is a proud alumna of the UA College of Medicine.

Coffee with Creatives – February

Join us and connect to other community creatives on February 24th. Stop by on your way into work, or spend the whole morning with us!

Join us at 14352092231_69698e436e_olocation – Exo Roast’s new extension (Southern Arizona Work Space) at 8:30am.

Come help us celebrate & cultivate the creatives in the Tucson community!


Exo Roast Co. (Southern Arizona Work Space)

403 N 6th Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85705


We hope to see you there!

REMINDER: We are now taking up shop in Exo Roast’s new extension (Southern Arizona Work Space).

Coffee with Creatives is a space to connect with other creative humans living, working, and playing in Tucson. Come share what you’re working on, something you’re interested in, or just get to know someone new.

February 20th – ENGAGE: A Young Professionals Engagement Mixer

ENGAGE: The Young Professional Engagement Mixer is an opportunity to connect and grow! Join other young professionals from all over Tucson as we come together to learn and celebrate.

Join us at Barrio Brewing and listen as other young professional groups share their stories as we all connect with organizations doing amazing work in our community while we enjoy appetizers sponsored by the Community Alliance and take advantage of Barrio’s great Happy Hour!


 

When/Where: Monday, February 20 at 5 PM – 7:30 PM @ Barrio Brewing Co.

800 E 16th St, Tucson, Arizona 85719


This event is $5 to attend. Please follow the Eventbrite link above to buy your ticket and RSVP today!


What is the TYP Community Alliance
We believe that one fundamental catalyst will drive change within our community — a network of young people who are willing and excited to make it happen. This is the primary goal of the Tucson Young Professionals Community Alliance — to bring together young professional member organizations and community partner organizations to figure out how, what, when, and why to attract, retain, and promote young professionals in Tucson.

February 14th CEO Roundtable Featuring Aaron Eden

Please join Tucson Young Professionals and listen to Aaron Eden, COO of Moves the Needle.

When/Where: February 14th, 5:30-7:00pm @ Union Public House 


About CEO Roundtable:

Tucson Young Professionals holds a monthly CEO Roundtable as an avenue of professional development for our members and the community.

We ask our featured speaker to candidly speak for 30-35 minutes about their story of successes, pitfalls and laughs on their journey to becoming a successful leader.

The atmosphere is casual and conversational.


About Aaron Eden:

Aaron Eden created and rolled out a series of Lean Innovation workshops inside of Intuit. In the first year alone, after working with over 100 teams, insights and startups from the workshop accounted for hundreds of millions in new revenue.

Moves the Needle helps enterprises stay relevant by transforming their innovation capabilities from within. By conducting strategic engagements they help their clients shift their corporate culture to embrace appropriate risk taking, empowerment through application of repeatable innovation processes.

They tend to utilize Lean Startup, Design Thinking, Business Model Design and leadership development to accomplish these goals.

February 9th Member Only Mixer – Wine Glass Paint Party

We’re switching it up this month!

Join us for a Wine Glass Painting Party at TYP’s Philanthropic partner, Arts for All! Come get your paint on, while enjoying food, drinks, and networking as usual.

February 9th at 5:30PM – 7:30PM


Arts for All, Inc.

2520 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, Arizona 85705


This is a TYP Members Only Event
For more information about joining, please visit: Join TYP

Coffee with Creatives - January 27th

Coffee with Creatives – January

Our January guest is Carly Croman of LeadLocal!

Join us and connect to other community creatives on January 27th. Stop by on your way into work, or spend the whole morning with us!

Join us at 14352092231_69698e436e_olocation – Exo Roast’s new extension (Southern Arizona Work Space) at 8:30am.

Come help us celebrate & cultivate the creatives in the Tucson community!


Exo Roast Co. (Southern Arizona Work Space)

403 N 6th Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85705


We hope to see you there!

REMINDER: We are now taking up shop in Exo Roast’s new extension (Southern Arizona Work Space).

Coffee with Creatives is a space to connect with other creative humans living, working, and playing in Tucson. Come share what you’re working on, something you’re interested in, or just get to know someone new.

January 10th CEO Roundtable Featuring Ryan Flannagan

Please join Tucson Young Professionals and listen to Ryan Flannagan, CEO of Nuanced Media.

When/Where: January 10th, 5:30-7:00pm @ Union Public House 


About CEO Roundtable:

Tucson Young Professionals holds a monthly CEO Roundtable as an avenue of professional development for our members and the community.

We ask our featured speaker to candidly speak for 30-35 minutes about their story of successes, pitfalls and laughs on their journey to becoming a successful leader.

The atmosphere is casual and conversational.


About Ryan Flannagan:

Ryan Flannagan, CEO of Nuanced Media and former board member of Tucson Young Professionals, has championed the entrepreneurial spirit, providing a unique vision when conducting business consulting and strategic marketing campaigns. This has resonated well at Nuanced Media. Since starting the company six years ago, the firm has accumulated numerous awards and an international client base.

Ryan is passionate about thought leadership, sharing experiences and collaboration in the digital space. He utilizes his in-depth market analysis capabilities and understanding of complex technologies to provide candid direction that focuses on the bottom line.

TYP Mentorship Program

Thank you for your interest in the Tucson Young Professionals Mentorship Program 2017! We are so excited to offer this opportunity to our TYP community. In order to participate you MUST be a member of Tucson Young Professionals. Please complete the application below – Space is limited for each session. We will notify the participants of acceptance as soon as possible after the application deadline.

The member cost for the Program will be $25 due by the start of the Program in February (link to be provided upon acceptance).

We are proud to announce that the Mentor for our Program will be Linda Drake!

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Program Session Dates:
Wednesday, February 1st; 5pm-6:30pm
Wednesday, March 1st; 5pm-6:30pm
Wednesday, April 5th; 5pm-6:30pm
Wednesday, May 3rd; 5pm-6:30pm

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TYP Annual Holiday Party & Fundraiser

Help us celebrate all that Tucson has accomplished this year at the TYP Annual Holiday Party!! A night of connections and celebration hosted by Agustin Kitchen. Live music, beverages, and light hors d’oeuvre provided.


When/Where: December 2nd, 7:00-10:00pm — Agustin Kitchen
Cost: $10 — Door


A Cause Worth Supporting
Proceeds from the evening will benefit our philanthropy partner, Arts for All, Inc.

BRING THE LEGOS
Please support our Philanthropic Partner by bringing lego kits! Lego kits will be given to parents for holiday gifts for their families. Who’s got the best Lego Kit game?

Bragging rights given to the best lego kit brought.Arts for All, Modified Logo

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