Rockdale Young Professional Leaders (RYPL)

CONNECT – EDUCATE – ENGAGE

Rockdale Young Professional Leaders (RYPL) provides young professionals (ages 21-40) who live, work, or have an interest in Conyers-Rockdale opportunities for professional development, leadership training, and community service.

The focus of RYPL is on networking (CONNECT), leadership development (EDUCATE), and philanthropy/community involvement (ENGAGE).

  • What’s in it for you?
  • Create networking opportunities
  • Contribute to and enrich the community
  • Provide opportunities for educational and professional development
  • Build awareness of governmental processes and issues
  • Provide an outlet for volunteer information and opportunities
  • Provide understanding of the community
  • Create and cultivate our future leaders
  • Work to keep our young professionals in Conyers and Rockdale County!

Leadership:

Chair – Jason Korzan, Evans Tool & Die 
Vice Chair of Membership Outreach – Nick Davidson, French Law Group, LLC
Co-Vice Chairs of Community Service/Outreach – Toya Washington, Conyers Housing Authority and Dana White, Rockdale DUI Court
Vice Chairs of Social Events – Chris Lee, Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office and Brandon Rose, Georgia International Horse Park
Vice Chairs of Public Relations – Tisa Smart-Washington, Rockdale County 
Vice Chair of Professional Development – Kelsea Shultz, Acuity Brands Lighting and Mary Burgess, Rockdale County Clerk of Courts office

Events:

Social and professional networking events are held the third Thursday of each month at different locations across Rockdale County. Seminars for professional development, leadership training, and community engagement are scheduled quarterly. Opportunities for community service are ongoing.

To learn more, email the Chamber at rypl@conyers-rockdale.com or call the Chamber at 770-483-7049.

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Testimonials

As a young professional getting started in the insurance industry, the chamber of commerce has been an incredible resource.The opportunity to be able to network and connect with business owners who have been in the game for a while has provided invaluable experience. I truly feel like I can attribute much of my success so far to a strong chamber of commerce and all the opportunities that are provided to get plugged in.
Chris Simmons, Chapman Insurance Group Inc., Nationwide Insurance