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Young Professionals

The Menomonie Area Young Professionals support the growth and development of 18 - 39-year-olds living or working in the Menomonie area.  Through professional development, philanthropic or social activities, participants develop business colleagues that will benefit them for years to come.  A community influenced by young professionals is a community that can attract and retain them.

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Steering Committee

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.


Emma Bartz

Bolen Vale Farms




Tom Sampson

Machine Shed Sports

Owner and Head Coach



Tim Nelson




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Adam Falteisek

Andersen Windows + Doors

Maintenance Supervisor


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Chong Falteisek

Andersen Windows + Doors

Production Supervisor



Amanda Novak

Citizens State Bank

Relationship Banker


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Katie Hauge

University of Wisconsin - Stout

Employer Relations Manager


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Ashley Verthein

Royal Credit Union

Member Account Representative III


How Do Young Professionals Participate?

The Menomonie Area Young Professionals offers multiple ways to be involved. The first opportunity is to attend one of the Young Professionals events. We encourage you to bring your colleagues!  The second opportunity is to serve on the steering committee which meets monthly and plans all of the Young Professionals events.

Why is Menomonie Young Professionals Important to Local Business?

Retention – help your employees form bonds with other professionals and their community.
Development – help your employees grow as leaders and assets to your organization.
Branding – participate in and promote Young Professionals events to your employees to get your business name out in the community.

How Can Your Business Support Menomonie Young Professionals?

Promotion – Encourage your employees to participate in Young Professionals events

Participation – Participate in our variety of events put on each year by the Young Professionals Committee

Sponsorship – Support the Menomonie Young Professionals by becoming a sponsor. Monetary support is used to support the programming offerings.