The Young Professionals is a program of the Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce.  The program provides opportunities for young professionals to network, socialize and expand their professional horizons. The group also creates events and activities to attract and retain the area's diverse young talent.

Who we are

The Wooster Area Young is made up of energetic, motivated people who are age 21-40. Despite the wide age range the YP's have several things in common. They're movers and shakers, driven to succeed , who are committed to making a difference in the community where we all live and work.

What we do

With the support of the Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce, the Young Professionals provide social, networking and educational opportunities. It is perfect for those who want to meet new people, progress in their careers and learn a few things along the way.

What we offer

Networking and Social Activities

Have fun hanging out at area hot spots and participating in our recreation outings such as bowling, golf, cooking experiences, and many more.

Professional Development

Wooster Young Professionals offer innovation education seminars tailored to current day interests and topics. Roundtables and training sessions with community leaders and business professionals foster valuable connections within the Wooster community

Community Outreach & Service Projects

Get involved in projects that improve life for our neighbors. The YP's help out with several volunteer projects throughout the year.




Young Professionals Upcoming Events:  



September YP Social 

at Market Grill

   Tuesday, September 19, 2017


  Register on Eventbrite 


October YP Costume Party

at Long, Cook, and Samsa

   Tuesday, October 24, 2017


Register on Eventbrite 


Wooster Young Professional Committee Members

Ben Drushal

Dragon Products

Bryan Boyer

Web Pyro, LLC

Rachel Messenger

The College of Wooster

Ben Derhammer

BCI Buckeye Division

Eric Horst

G&S Titanium

Zoe Zwegat

The College of Wooster

Michelle Miller

Seaman Corporation

Lucas Palmer

Roetzel & Andress

Jean Roberts

Tri- County Educational Service Center

David Shallenberger

Rea & Associates

Ashley Brillhart

City of Wooster

Andreas Schmid

Adaptive Corporation