This month's meeting will feature, Becky More, an experienced Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), who will present on how fundraising has changed since COVID-19, and how to get involved with a non-profit.
The Young Professionals Group (anchoragechamber.org/ypg) is made up of business professionals and corporate leaders between the ages of 21-39 who are ready to make a positive impact on the greater community of Anchorage.
This group is open to all Anchorage Chamber members and non-members aged 21 to 39.
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Becky is an experienced Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) with a demonstrated history of creating long-term, sustainable, relationship-based funding in the nonprofit sector, as well as corporate community relations strategy in the for-profit sector.
Becky spent almost a decade in the nonprofit sector leading fundraising and donor development programs for AWAIC (Abused Women’s Aid in Crisis), Alaska Pacific University, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska. Most recently, she was the Vice President of Community Relations for Wells Fargo in Alaska.
An active leader in Alaska, Becky currently serves as the Board President of Beacon Hill, an organization serving children in the foster care system or at risk of entering the system; Vice President of External Affairs for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Alaska Chapter board; and as a committee member of 100+ Women Who Care Anchorage.
Becky received her B.A. in Business Administration and Management with a Nonprofit Management Emphasis from Alaska Pacific University. She earned her Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation in March 2016.
A lifelong Alaskan, Becky currently resides in Anchorage and spends her free time volunteering, traveling, attending performing arts productions, camping, hiking Alaska’s beautiful mountains, and spending quality time with her husband James and their son Logan.
WHAT WE DO
BENEFITS OF JOINING
- Professional networking
- Fun social events
- Develop leadership skills
- Unique community service activities
- A professional support system of peers
- Build awareness for members and their business.
Employers benefit from sending their younger employees to the Young Professionals Group because they will strengthen and develop skills that make them more valuable employees, their morale will improve and they will feel appreciated by their employer.
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- Meeting new people and developing new business opportunities
- Expanding network of business contacts
- Increasing visibility through attendance, participation and volunteering
- Strengthening teamwork skills by joining a subcommittee
- Strengthening leadership skills by serving as a subcommittee chair
- Broadening knowledge base and skills through useful programs and presentations, including learning from both peers and more experienced professionals