Young Professionals Group




YPG is a meaningful networking faction of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce made up of dedicated, talented young professionals ranging in age from 21-40 in Staten Island. The mission of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Group is to engage and empower young professionals to become future leaders by providing personal and professional development opportunities through programming, networking and civic involvement. Through this program, young professionals build relationships, develop personally and professionally and contribute to the economic development and high quality living of the community. The YPG continuously works to:

  • Create networking opportunities
  • Provide opportunities for educational and professional development in a variety of areas
  • Build awareness of governmental process and issues
  • Provide an outlet for volunteer information and opportunities
  • Create and cultivate our future leaders
  • Work to keep our young professionals in Staten Island
  • Contribute to and enrich the community



The YPG Leadership Council meets on a monthly basis to guide the planning and success of the YPG at large. The council is comprised of young professionals who plan events and programs, conduct member outreach and participate in the mentor program.