Pensacola Young Professionals


PYP Quality of Life survey 2017

More people in Escambia County and in the City of Pensacola feel that things are heading in the right direction than they did last year — and there more room for improvement. Read full story


Economic uncertainty filters through Pensacola, state

Economic uncertainty is a reality that local — and state — leaders will have to deal with to improve Pensacola's quality of life. Read full story


What will PYP’s 2016 Quality of Life Survey reveal?

Since the PYP Quality of Life survey began, it has reflected an ambivalence in the community. That this is a great place to live — but not for everybody. Read full story

Training and Development

PYP’s Internship Pensacola kicking off ninth year

Pensacola Young Professionals is kick-starting the Internship Pensacola program, which connects local businesses with local students who want real-world experience. See if you can help. Read full story

Shannon's Window

Surveys, surveys everywhere

Pensacola Young Professionals soon will release their Quality of Life survey as the City of Pensacola surveys residents too. What say you, Pensacola? Read full story


PYP retooling internship program to move forward

Pensacola Young Professionals are retooling an internship program that helps recruit and retain young professionals in the local workforce. Read full story


Gillette to lead professional development for Studer Institute

The Studer Institute is adding a new member to their team. Beginning February 2, Rachael Gillette will take the role of Director of Professional Development at the Studer Institute. Read full story

Studer Institute

Seminar gives small business, not-for-profits tools to succeed

Studer Institute seminar at Hillcrest Baptist Church for small businesses, nonprofits aims to help with strategic planning. Read full story


Think Beyond creates dialogue

Community forum aims to build better community

How can we improve the quality of life for people in Pensacola? Read full story


Studer Institute sponsors planning workshop

Strategic planning helps organizations find their way

Strategic planning is a good way to determine where an organization wants to go and how it plans to get there. Read full story


PYP Business Trade Show is today

Pensacola Young Professionals host their first business trade show at PSC

The Pensacola Young Professionals will host the inaugural Business Trade Show, spotlighting the businesses that are represented by the young professionals in the organization. The trade show is from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 15, at the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio at Pensacola State College. “This event is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the business that employ and encourage our young professionals,” said Jonathan Thompson, PYP President. “We are eager to have the people in our community attend this event, both to learn more about the products and services offered by these businesses and to hear about potential careers with these dynamic companies.” The trade show is sponsored by The UPS Store, Sign Geek, IMS Expert Services, Blues Angel Music, Baptist Health Care, Underwood Anderson & Associates, Economy Appliances Heat and Air, and Central Credit Union of Florida. Businesses to be spotlighted include: State Farm – Michael Johnson, Hiles-McLeod Insurance, Heroman Services Plant Company, Troy University, Morgan Rachael Deale LMT, Thompson Engineering, Realty Masters of FL, The UPS Store, Gulf Coast Community Bank, Early Learning Coalition of Escambia County, Pure Pilates, News Radio 1620, Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund, IMS ExpertServices, Lambert Lanza CPA, Blues Angel Music, Pensacola Parade People, Baptist Health Care, Economy Appliances Heat and Air, CAP – Head Start, Underwood Anderson & Associates, Pro Clean Restoration and Cleaning, AmeriCorps, Meg Burke Photography, the Greater Pensacola Chamber, Complete DKI, Pro-Health, Jonathan Thompson’s Children’s Books, Rimkus Consulting Group, Global Business Solutions, SPROUT Content, Lil’ John’s Big and Tall Men’s Fashion & Alteration Shop, Weight Time Fitness, Regions Bank, Sign Geek, Henry Chiropractic, Central Credit Union of Florida, Pensacola Fire Department Local 707, and more. Admission to the event is $10 for the general public and free to PYP members. For more information, contact event coordinator Cerys Heroman at or (225) 803-1237. The mission of the Pensacola Young Professionals is to share our passion for and belief in the Pensacola Bay Area, and to act as a catalyst for positive change in our community. Read full story

Women Build

“We can build it!”

Habitat's Women Build going strong for 12 years

Pensacola Habitat for Humanity's Women Build crew is handling the tools, fundraising for building a home for Pensacola area family. Read full story