Young Professionals Network (YPN)


Young Professionals Network (YPN)

The mission of NVAR's YPN is to empower young professionals in the real estate industry through networking, education and community outreach.


The NVAR Young Professionals Network (YPN) supports its members by collaborating on best practices, cutting edge technology, strategies and more. The YPN strives to become a community of individuals who showcase a professional image while elevating Realtor® business success and prosperity.

The NVAR YPN Advisory Team plans and executes a mix of events ranging from networking and educational programs to community outreach. This group is not only for the young in age; it’s for everyone that’s young in the business and young at heart!

(Open to all NVAR members)

Advisory Team Members:

 Kristi Bick  Aimee Spencer
 Ed Blanchard  Lindsay Stuckey
 Jorden Booth  Alex Taousakis
 Nicole Canole JD Teitelman
 Blake Davenport  
 Shadrach Jean  
 Casey Menish  
 Megan Reed  
 Aisha Sayeda

Staff Support:

Steve Russell
Associate Director of Digital Communications

Gabby Lavoie
Engagement & Experience Specialist

YPN Annual Events:

Annual Speed Networking

Network with colleagues, eat, drink and meet your YPN Chair & Vice Chair.
Midyear 2019 cruise sunset
YPN Sunset Cruise on the Potomac

The sunset cruise is a fun opportunity to network with other professionals (young and/or young-at-heart) and soak in the views of D.C.
ice cream
Get the Scoop on Volunteer Leadership

This event is a mix of social networking and educational information. There is typically a guest panel who will discuss leadership within local/state/national levels, growing your business as a young professional, and more.
Topgolf Event

Registration includes bays, tee time, golf balls, drinks, good food, and networking with friends and colleagues.

ugly sweater pic
Ugly Holiday Sweater Happy Hour

Enjoy happy hour with good food, drinks, and laughs at our YPN Ugly Sweater get-together. Win a prize for the best ugly sweater!

Other 2019 YPN events included:
  • NVAR & PWAR YPN Give Back

Will Lawrence

Will Lawrence

Felicia Brewster

Felicia Brewster

Upcoming Events:

YPN Annual Speed Networking Event

Sep 20, 2021 | Alexandria, VA