YP of the Year

Young Professional of the Year

Presented annually at the illustrious Annual Dinner & Business Awards hosted by the Sacramento Metro Chamber, the Metro EDGE Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes a member of Metro EDGE who has made exceptional and sustained contributions to the Capitol Region and young professional community.

Past YP Winners

  • 2018 Metro EDGE Young Professional of the Year: Megan Blackwell
  • 2017 Metro EDGE Young Professional of the Year: Jennifer Ablog
  • 2016 Metro EDGE Young Professional of the Year: Phil Tretheway
  • 2015 Metro EDGE Young Professional of the Year: Tre Borden
  • 2014 Metro EDGE Young Professional of the Year: Erica Taylor
  • 2013 Metro EDGE Young Professional of the Year: Erika Bjork
  • 2012 Metro EDGE Young Professional of the Year: Jordan Blair

(From Left to Right: Jennifer Ablog, Tre Borden, Jordan Blair, Erica Taylor, Phil Tretheway, Megan Blackwell, Erika Bjork)

Nominate the Young Professional of the Year

Do you know a Metro EDGE member that is especially awesome, awe inspiring and/or completely dominating their field of expertise? Nominate them today for the Metro EDGE Young Professional of the Year Award!

This award recognizes a member of Metro EDGE who has made exceptional and sustained contributions to the Sacramento Region and business community and will be presented at the illustrious Annual Dinner & Business Awards hosted by the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce annually. Be sure to read the details below and submit your nomination here. The application process is currently closed.

Eligibility

Nominees must be a Metro EDGE member in good standing for at least one year and be a current Metro Chamber member.

Nominees must be active in Metro EDGE. Active members are defined as those who have served, or are currently serving, on a Metro EDGE committee or those who have attended/participated in Metro EDGE networking, professional development, philanthropy, or regional action events.

Nominees who have received the Young Professional of the Year Award in the past are not eligible to apply.

Criteria

Criteria for the award will be used in the recipient selection process. Nominees will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Metro EDGE Involvement: Evidence of upholding the Metro EDGE mission statement, interest in pursuing the Metro EDGE vision, and overall dedication to driving Metro EDGE forward.
  • Professional and Community Leadership: Evidence of involvement, demonstrated accomplishments, and leadership positions held in Metro EDGE and other professional organizations, and/or community service.