About YPS

All across the country, young professionals are becoming more involved and invested in their local communities. The Young Professional Society of Greater Springfield (Springfield YPS) represents the region’s corporate, non-profit, and cultural interests by engaging a younger demographic in several distinct areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Business & career development
  • Networking
  • Cultural involvement
  • Community involvement
  • Educational opportunities
  • Volunteerism
  • Recreational & social activities
  • And more!

The Springfield YPS is an organization built to exchange ideas, share common interests and cultivate its membership to serve as the Pioneer Valley’s leaders of tomorrow. Our engaging, diverse membership comes from a wide-range of professions and backgrounds united by a commitment to make Springfield a better place to work, live, play and stay!

Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

  • Heather Clark, President
    Event Manager – Baystate Health Foundation/Baystate Children’s Hospital
    Program Director – Children’s Miracle Network
  • Andrew Mankus, Treasurer
    Director of Operations for Residential Dining Services –
    University of Massachusetts Amherst


  • Ashley Batlle
    Beauty Batlles Lounge
  • Melissa Cuzzone
    EBS Insurance Brokers
  • Katie Force
  • Drew McConaha

Train For Life

  • Victoria Pereira
    Bay Path University
  • Elle Ranger

Paragus I.T.

  • Stefany Scliopou

Elms College

  • Kara Sotolotto

LiftTruck Parts & Service

  • Jack Yvon
    Charter Oak Financial

Immediate Past President:

  • Amie Miarecki, Christopher Heights of Belchertown

To contact us, please email: admin@springfieldyps.com

Mailing address: PO Box 15216 Springfield, MA 01115-5216 US