About Us


Founded in 2009, The North Texas Young Professionals have been developing Texoma’s future leaders by providing a forum for young professionals to build relationships, serve the community, promote local business, and engage with Pillars and business leaders in our community.

With a diverse network of over 200 young professionals ranging from the mid 20’s to the mid 40’s, NTYP empowers future leaders to connect with other like-minded individuals who share the passion of networking, business development, philanthropy, and community.

There are a number of ways to get involved in NTYP, including Quarterly Pillars Forum luncheons giving members opportunities to meet and hear from local leaders, networking happy hours to promote yourself and your business, and joining the Steering Committee. Our annual fundraiser, FIGHT NIGHT, is a USA Boxing sanctioned event held each May with dinner, drinks, and dancing. Proceeds benefit our chosen non-profit, North Texas Youth Connection, which serves runaway, homeless, and street youth to stabilize their living situation.

For more information or to join NTYP, visit our CONTACT US FORM. Membership dues are $50 annually.


The purpose of NTYP shall be to impact and influence our communities through innovative services to the membership in order to meet the following objectives:

  1. To provide a forum for young professionals in the North Texas area an opportunity to establish and strengthen their business network;
  2. To establish, interact with and maintain activities and organization available to young professionals;
  3. To serve as an organizational framework for community service, networking, social, influential and educational activities.
  4. To provide an opportunity for North Texas young professionals to obtain information and create and maintain the network and leadership skills necessary to serve family, profession and community.
  5. To influence local and state government officials to remain diligent to promote local business and community interests.

Fulfillment of this agenda is entrusted to a steering committee of eleven members, which meets on the first Friday of every month at noon in the CBC Creative Conference Room. The meeting is open to the public. The steering committee for 2018 consists of:


Rudy Reynoso – 2×2 Media


Sarah Pierce – Goodwill Industries of Northeast Texas

Vice Chair

Leigh Ann Sims – First Texoma National Bank


Jay Oglesby – Knight Furniture


Ben Crouse – T-Rock Roofing & Contracting


Kevin Couch – Golden Tickets

Past Chair

Bri Berry – CBC Creative

Teri Fine – Grayson College