We create experiences that connect and engage young professionals with people and places in our community.


Siren Wednesdays: These after work socials at Economic Alliance member local bars and restaurants. They occur on the first Wednesday of each month and serve as a way for young professionals to network with each other in a relaxed environment.

BigWig Lunch Talks (BLT): The goal of the BigWig Lunch Talks is to expose young professionals to seasoned professionals and inspirational leaders in the community over the lunch hour. BLTs happen four times annually. Each BLT features one seasoned community leader, who shares their unique leadership story.

Leaders Roundtable: One of our most popular events, Leaders Roundtable, brings area leaders together for small group discussions with young professionals.

ImpactCR 2021 Advisory Board

Taylor Gehrls de Novo Marketing
Lindsay Handy New York Life
Carissa Johnson Freedom Festival
Pankit Kotecha Collins Aerospace
Molly LaKose Van Meter Inc.
Jaime Mead The Overture Group
Kelsey Merrill Collins Community Credit Union
Vandana Merani Collins Aerospace
Aaron Murphy Aaron Murphy Interiors

To stay up-to-date on ImpactCR, check out the events calendar, follow us on Twitter (@ImpactCR), Like us on Facebook and sign up for the monthly ImpactCR email update! If you have any questions or would be interested in learning more about ImpactCR please contact Jordan Atwater at

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