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Cville Chamber Rising Professionals

Call for volunteers! The Rising Professionals Steering Committee is looking for several new members to help plan and lead activities. Interested? Click here to apply. To serve on the Steering Committee, you must be a current member of the Chamber.

The Charlottesville Chamber Rising Professionals will strive to make connections with young professionals through business development and community engagement.

Meeting time & location: Quarterly meetings on 2nd Wednesdays; pop-up social events on scheduled dates.

Attendance policy: Open to Chamber members and non-members. Chamber members will receive a discount for any paid events.

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Click here if you'd like to join the Facebook networking group for Rising Professionals.

Upcoming Events



  • Scott Hamler, Forezee Marketing Solutions
  • Rhianon Botizan, Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

Steering Committee:

  • Kirsten Ashbaugh, Wilkinson Wealth Management, LLC
  • Russ Cronberg, Boar's Head Resort
  • Anna Isserow, Community Investment Collaborative
  • Matt Lawless, Town of Scottsville
  • Scott Raney, Flora Pettit PC
  • Emily Rosenberger, Alzheimer's Association of Central and Western Virginia
  • Shannon Temlak, Flora Pettit PC

Chamber Liaison: Elizabeth Cromwell

Steering committee meets monthly on the third Tuesday.

Rising Professionals News

2021 Meeting Schedule

January 13: Networking meeting with guest speakers Chris Henry & Jodi Mills, Dairy Market

February 16: Workday Fitness with Sabrina Feggans

March 11: LinkedIn 101 Training & Networking with Micah Hunt

April 14: Virtual Sake Tasting with Andrew Centofante, North American Sake Brewery

May 16: Stroll in Ivy Creek Natural Area

June 30: Meetup at The Center

July 17: 9:30am Morning Social at The Workshop (coffee & wine shop in The Wool Factory)

August 3: National Campfire Day – 4-6pm S'mores & Casual Networking at Pippin Hill

October 13