Emerging Leaders

Our Mission:

To attract, enlighten and rally early to mid-career professionals around the United Way of Palm Beach County by creating a society of like-minded individuals who believe in giving back financially while being able to network, participate in community service projects and educational opportunities.

Start Making an Impact Today

Welcome to the Emerging Leaders Group, a dynamic community of young professionals in Palm Beach County who are passionate about making a positive impact on our community. By joining our group, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, participate in exclusive events, volunteer in unique and varied ways, and contribute to meaningful initiatives that create lasting change.

Membership Benefits 

  • Exclusive access to networking events and workshops tailored for young professionals in Palm Beach County. 
  • Invitations to special gatherings with community leaders, providing unique opportunities for mentorship and professional development. 
  • Volunteer and engagement opportunities to make a tangible difference in our community. 
  • Recognition as an Emerging Leader on our website, social media platforms, and at United Way events. 
  • The satisfaction of knowing you are directly supporting vital programs and initiatives that address the most pressing needs in Palm Beach County. 

Emerging Leaders Membership

Become an Emerging Leader with a minimum annual contribution of $250. This contribution will directly support United Way of Palm Beach County’s efforts to improve education, health, and financial stability in our community. Your donation will have a meaningful impact on the lives of children, families, and individuals in need. Donations can be accepted through payroll deductions, reoccurring payment, or by making a one-time donation.


If you already donate $250 or more to United Way through your workplace and would like to connect your contribution to an Emerging Leaders membership, please click here.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our dedicated Emerging Leaders Group team at emergingleaders@unitedwaypbc.org. We’re here to help!

Join us today and become an Emerging Leader, driving change and creating a brighter future for Palm Beach County!

2023-2024 Steering Committee

Connor Lewis
U.S. Risk, LLC
Emily Dail
Vice Chair
Velocity Community Credit Union
Shiva Ahrens
Florida Crystals Corporation
Christel Andio
Jonelle Compiani-Feeney
NextEra Energy, Inc.
Luis Cure
Cure Capital Solutions
Dakota Frazier
Dale Carnegie Training
Kelly Garvis
Christian Londono
Palm Tran
Andrea Rendon
Palm Beach County Food Bank
Joe Shearouse
Kitson & Partners

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