Young Professionals Network

Project C.U.R.E.’s Young Professionals Network is a formal association of emerging leaders committed to advancing their professional and civic development while cementing their place among community leadership by supporting Project C.U.R.E. in its mission.  The Young Professionals Network is uniquely positioned in various metro area’s as an organization that combines the responsibilities of philanthropy fashioned after traditional nonprofit boards of directors, with opportunities to deepen their existing professional and leadership skills. Members of the Young Professionals Network are tasked with spearheading fundraising activities, coordinating volunteer projects, networking with other globally conscious professionals, raising awareness of Project C.U.R.E.’s work among their networks and the broader business community, and taking their leadership skills and competencies to new heights.

Mission: We will deliver health and hope to the world by recruiting capable, passionate and high-performing young professionals and developing them into globally-minded future leaders; by forming strong strategic partnershps and connections with the public and private sectors; and through focused community building and engagement.

Vision: We will change the world by giving all people access to adequate healthcare, one shipment of medical supplies at a time.

Values: Service. Inclusion. Community. Collaboration. Passion. Accountability. Commitment.

The Young Professionals Network helps further Project C.U.R.E's mission in a myriad of impactful ways. Highlights of these accomplishments include: 

  • Industry Partnerships. The Young Professional Network's outreach endeavors have resulted in a several fruitful parnerships with leading medical device companies. These partnerships have fostered approximately $2 million in medical supplies and equipment this year alone in the form of product donations to Project C.U.R.E. These donations arrive at our warehouses in Phoenix, Denver, Houston, and Nashville and will help save countless lives in developing countries. 
  • Poolside with a Purpose, a 320-attendee evening cocktail affair at the Four Seasons Hotel Denver, the proceeds of which helped enable Project C.U.R.E. to ship a 20-foot container holding over $221,000 of preventative medical supplies to Somalia.
  • High Rollers for Health & Hope, Project C.U.R.E.'s casino-themed, signature gala, for which the Young Professionals Board raised enough funds to ship nearly $350,000 in medical supplies and equipment overseas to under-equipped hospitals and clinics in desperate need.
  • Biomedical Collaborations. The Young Professionals Board has partnered with the Colorado BioScience Institute and local Biomedical Engineering Society university chapters to get biomedical engineers actively involved in leveraging their talents and resources to repair key life-saving medical equipment that can then be shipped overseas to hospitals and clinics that need it.



Young and dynamic leaders supporting Project C.U.R.E.

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Tamara Friend, Clinical Nurse Coordinator, RN-BSN, Littleton Adventist Hospital & Young Professionals Board Chair

Katie Patterson, Environmental Planner, EMPSi & Young Professionals Board Member

A.J. Snowhite, Commercial Equity Specialist, Western Investor Network & Young Professionals Board Member

Haley Haddock, Marketing Communications, NobelClad & Young Professionals Board Member

Garrod K. Moltz, Vice President, Relationship Manager, First Western Trust & Young Professionals Board Member

Jamie Zynger, Director of Finance and Accounting, Lendit Fintech & Young Professionals Board Member

Tyler Scott, Wealth Advisor, Trilogy Financial & Young Professionals Board Member

London Lomax, VP, Head of Growth and Distribution Strategy, SmileHealth & Young Professionals Board Member

Dana Smith, Commercial Real Estate Broker, Newmark Knight Frank & Young Professionals Board Member

Jennifer Lewan, Account Manager, Lewan Technology & Young Professionals New Programs Chair

Leana May DO, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Senior Investigator, Children’s Hospital of Colorado and Colorado School of Public Health Center for Global Health & Young Professionals Board Member

Jessica Fallt, Systems Coordinator, 5280 Staffing & Young Professionals Board Member

Matt Long, Global Systems Performance Engineer, Terumo BCT & Young Professionals Board Development Chair

Molly McCullough, Research Assistant, National Jewish Health & Young Professionals Board Member

Trevor Schimschock, Senior Investment Analyst, Great-West Investments & Young Professionals Board Member

Chelley Canales, Corporate Relations Manager, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver & Young Professionals Board Member


Kaylen Knuepfer

Process Engineer, Jacobs Engineering

Young Professionals Board Member


Alison Repp

Psychotherapist & Coach, Inner Freedom Counseling

Young Professionals Board Member


Clarke Davis

Marketing and Sales Associate, FUSE Research Network

Young Professionals Board Member


Lauren Napheys

Accounting Advisory Services, CPA, KPMG

Young Professionals Board Member


Erica Garrett

Manager, Nordic Consulting

Young Professionals Procurement Chair


Johnny Buchanan

Sales Associate, Holland Partner Group

Young Professionals Board Member


James D. Miller

Associate Attorney, Childs McCune, LLC.

Young Professionals Board Member


Anya Payne

Independent Representative, Worldventures

Young Professionals Board Member