Kady Bullock AYP Member Spotlight - Oct.

Name: Kady Bullock Where do you work? Courtyard/TownePlace Suites by Marriott Abilene NE What’s your job title/what do you do? Dual Director of Sales – I work with corporate accounts on hotel accommodations for those traveling to Abilene. Where are you from? Hawley, Texas If you’re not from Abilene, how long have you lived in the area and what brought you here? Abilene has been my home for many years. My husband and I lived in Arlington, Texas, for a short time after marrying, but then returned home to Abilene to start his firefighting career. What is your favorite thing about living in the Big Country? My favorite thing about the Big Country is the people who live here. We have been blessed

Jose Valenzuela AYP Member Spotlight - Oct

Name: Jose Valenzuela Where do you work? Uniqu3 Solutions What’s your job title/what do you do? Owner; remodeling, landscaping and handyman services Where are you from? Born in Amarillo, Texas, but spent most of my years in Roby, Texas. If you’re not from Abilene, how long have you lived in the area and what brought you here? Abilene was my go to place from Roby, so I've been in the Big Country area my entire life. I've lived in Abilene for seven years. The size and familiarity are what brought me to stay and start my business here. What is your favorite thing about living in the Big Country? The size and friendly people who live here. What do you do in your free time? Ride my motorcycle or

Here’s to a strong #AYP5

2019 will be a significant year for AYP, as we celebrate five years of attracting, retaining and engaging young professionals in Abilene. It’s a true honor to serve as your chair during a milestone year, and we have much to look forward to. You’ve sounded off on what matters to you, and your steering committee has heard you. Based on your feedback and our conversations with many of you at After Five events, here are my three key priorities on what we plan to accomplish over the next year: Increase and enhance development and leadership opportunities for young professionals and here's how we’ll do it: Implement quarterly lunches featuring business leaders who will share their career stories a