What is Flathead Area Young Professionals?

Flathead Area Young Professionals (FAYP) is the Kalispell Chamber’s high-performing development group for young professionals ages 21-39 from across the valley. Established in 2000 to provide a support system for individuals who are in the early years of their professional careers, FAYP affords members opportunities to connect with other area young professionals and current community leadership while developing tangible skills to further their personal and professional lives.

At the heart of FAYP is a commitment to providing professional and personal growth opportunities. A mix of skills building workshops, leadership development programs, community betterment projects, networking evenings, and fun, recreational get-togethers help members build a collection of tools to use as they navigate their careers.

What does FAYP membership mean?

A membership with FAYP means you’re one step closer to advancing your career, gaining a greater awareness of the inner workings of the Flathead Valley community, and building lasting relationships with our local network of outstanding young talent.

Espresso Yourself is generally held the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Topics very from leadership and personal to development, to meeting with Federal legislators, or a County Commissioner debate. Visit the Chamber calendar to see what is up next.

Beer with the Boss is a quarterly evening event dedicated to learning how top CEOs in the Valley have achieved their success. You can visit the Chamber calendar or our Facebook Page to see details.

After Hours is a monthly networking event activity encouraging attendees to build professional relationships. Visit the Chamber calendar or our Facebook Page for details.


Advisory Council Leadership:
Dana Labuda-Viola, Farmers Bank, 2024 Chair
Amy Dexter, Flathead County, Past Chair
Jordan Nelson, Express Employment Professionals
Amy Monroe, Loyal Care
Tony Brockman, Lone Pine Media
Brad Corntassel, Jordahl & Sliter CPA
Courtney Love, Old Navy
Mark Leppert, DCI Engineers
Molly Wright, Flathead Valley Community College Foundation
Mady Rigg, Glacier Institute

Staff Liaison: YOUR NAME HERE! Contact Jordan 

Interested in speaking with or presenting to our FAYP group? Please reach out to Peyton.

Annual memberships to FAYP are free for young professionals who are employed by an organization that is a member of the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, as a member benefit, Kalispell Chamber member businesses are able to enroll an unlimited number of employees in the program. Not a Chamber member? No problem. Annual memberships are also available for just $50 per person per year.

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Flathead Area Young Professionals is proudly sponsored by the following partners:

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