Hampton Roads Young Professionals Board

About the Board

Special Olympics Young Professionals Board (YPB) is a coalition of enthusiastic young professionals ages 22-40, who seek to inspire radical inclusion through regional fundraising, advocacy, and volunteer involvement.

Membership Requirements:

  • Attendance at all quarterly YPB General Meetings
  • Committee Involvement:
    • Social, Fundraising, Recruitment & Engagement, Volunteer or Executive
    • Attendance at monthly committee meetings at agreed upon venue or via phone
  • Participation in two fundraising and two volunteer events
  • Members are ages 22-40, working in the greater Hampton Roads area
  • Expected annual membership contribution of $100 (can be made in multiple payments)


  • Support Special Olympics Virginia's fundraising efforts through annual giving, participation in signature events and developing new programs.
  • Advocate for the Special Olympics movement and educate young professionals in the Hampton Roads area to increase their involvement with the organization.
  • Connect and engage with like-minded young professionals on the YPB and in the community through social, fundraising and volunteer opportunities.

Meet the Board

2022-2023 Executive Committee

President: Savannah Wright

Proposal Coordinator
Fairlead Integrated
Portsmouth, VA

Vice President: Will Nexsen

Rutter Mills LLP
Norfolk, VA

Treasurer: Bill Delmar

US Navy
Norfolk, VA

Secretary: Salima Ramos

Director of Administration
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
Virginia Beach, VA

Where We Work


Atlantic Union Bank


Blue Star Families

City of Virginia Beach Economic Development

Courtyard by Marriott Oceanfront

Davenport Company



Fidelity Investments

Hampton Roads Chamber

JRC Mechanical



Old Dominion University

Own Real Estate

Princess Anne YMCA

Puquoson Middle School

Realor, entrepreneur, DJ

Roc Solid Foundation

Rutter Mills

Southern Bank

Towne Wealth Management


Travelers Companies

United Way of South Hampton Roads

US Navy


Virginia Assett Group

YPB News

Welcoming the 2023-2024 757 Young Professionals Board

The 757 Young Professionals Board is so excited to kick-off the 2nd term with an all-star group of passionate professionals from all over Hampton Roads!
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Interested In Getting Involved?

Send an email to Mattie FitzGerald at [email protected] for additional information on how to apply!