Who we are:
Smyth County Young Professionals (SCYP) is an organization for young career-oriented individuals who share a passion for and belief in Smyth County.
The mission of SCYP is to help individuals to develop socially, professionally, and civically while fostering community leadership though networking and professional development.
SCYP desires to find ways to keep young professionals here in Smyth County while serving as a catalyst for positive change in our community. We strive to create awareness of the positive attributes of the young professionals in local employers and the community as a whole by proving our commitment and ambition though civic engagement, integrity, and community building.
We strive to provide strong leadership to our organization and community by holding ourselves accountable to our mission and vision, leading by example, respecting those we meet and with whom we conduct business, upholding professional character, and delivering effective change.
We are committed to dedicating our time to community service initiatives in the area.
We provide avenues by which young professionals can achieve personal and professional growth.
We are a place where young professionals can meet, network, partner, and unite. We help individuals build and sustain friendships as well as generate new business partnerships through our networking activities.
We embrace diversity by providing an organization where each participant (members, sponsors, and others in the community) is appreciated, supported, and recognized based on the person’s own merit, accomplishments, and involvement in the organization.
- Focus on attracting, retaining, and developing young talent.
- Showcase Smyth County as a dynamic community where young professionals can live, work, and play.
- Empower young professionals to make a difference by becoming active participants in the professional, civic, and philanthropic aspects of Pensacola.
- Provide a voice for young professionals to influence and drive positive change in Smyth County.