What is Young Catholic Professionals?

YCP was founded in 2010 to help young professionals connect with one another and maintain their Catholic faith while pursuing demanding careers.

Our mission is to encourage young adult professionals to Work in Witness for Christ.

YCP brings young adults together for speaker events, panel discussions, and networking in order to foster Catholic identity, to encourage community, and to inspire a call to action.

Our Chapters




Fort Worth




San Antonio






Orange County

YCP has active chapters in DallasFort WorthSan AntonioHoustonDenver, Austin, and Orange County and relationships with Catholic executives and young professionals across the country.

We accept applications for new chapters on an ongoing basis, working closely with applicants to ensure that potential chapters have the connections, leadership, and resources to be successful.

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Email List

National Board

Franklin Diaz
Transition Capital Partners

Michael Dill
Associate at Holland & Hart, LLP

Linda Faulkner
Vice President of Public Relations & Communications, Tradition Senior Living, LP

Flip Howard
Founder & President, Meridian Business Centers

Russell Huber
Executive Vice President & COO, PartnerSource

Rich Kelly
Principal, LumaCorp Inc.

Andy Love
Founder & Managing Director, Aspect Investors, LLC

Hannah Murray Naltner
Corporate Counsel, Steelcase Inc.

Jeff Schiefelbein
Chief Culture Officer, 5

Generous Sponsors

St. Joseph the Worker

Rich Kelly & Candyce Eoff
Jim Moroney III
Jere Thompson, Jr.
Lighthouse Writing, LLC
Chiaroscuro Foundation
Catholic Diocese of Dallas

St. Ignatius of Loyola

Wischmeyer Benefit Partners
Franklin & Kelly Diaz
Flip & Celeste Howard

St. Thomas Aquinas

Cindi’s NY Delicatessen Restaurant & Bakery
Image Catholic Books
FBS Printing

Special thanks to QuestionPro as the sponsor of YCP’s survey software. QuestionPro helps YCP survey members to gather data for future planning and development of YCP chapters, in order to better spread the message of ‘Working in Witness for Christ.’

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