Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce
140 NE 1st Street,
Delray Beach, FL 33444

Phone: 561-278-0424


YPAD, the Young Professionals Association of Delray, is the business networking group to join for genuine opportunities infused with real Delray Beach fun!  The group is tailored for professionals who live or work in Delray Beach and surrounding communities, and who are under 40 years of age.  Monthly events vary to stay fresh and include socials, speakers, entrepreneurial group discussions and mentorship opportunities. 

Launched in 2014, YPAD’s mission is to lead in the development and cultivation of professional relationships which bring about action and enhance the communities in which we live. The Young Professionals Association of Delray, brought to you by the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce is open to Members and Non-members to attend programs.  

Monthly events are listed in the online calendar and sent out by e-mail.  Types of Events include:

  1. SOCIALS / Happy Hours
  2. ROUNDTABLES / Entrepreneurial and Educational discussions
  3. SPEAKERS / Mentorship and Guidance 
  4. PHILANTHROPY / Volunteerism

To be included in e-mails, click here. For other information, contact 



CHAIR Chris Cascio Delray Physician Care Center / South Florida House Calls (561) 213-2168
PUBLIC RELATIONS Stephen Chrisanthus Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative  
COMMUNITY SYNERGY Elizabeth Burrows Office of Economic Development / Community Redevelopment Authority  
SECRETARY Katie Frost Leadership Palm Beach County  
PROGRAMMING Alnie Innocent Simply Lavish Planning & Innocent Children Project  
CHAMBER / STAFF LIAISON Tiffany Mazer Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce (561) 278-0424
PAST CHAIR Kilburn Sherman SJO Worldwide / Maclendon Wealth Management  


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Follow us on Twitter:  ypad_delray




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All positions are filled at this time; to be considered for a future leadership position for YPAD or serve on a sub-committee, please e-mail your resume and why you would like to be involved to



Inquiries for Sponsorships and Partnerships should be directed to Kim Bentkover,, (561) 278-0424.  


YPAD Stats:

  • YPAD is composed of ambitious, entrepreneurial spirited, civic-minded, philanthropic, fun and engaged young professionals that live or work in Palm Beach County and vote for things they care about with their dollars. . . 
  • Close to 1,000 subscribed to e-mail List
  • Average 50 attendees at each event (30-100 depending on type of program)
  • At least 2 Roundtables each year that include 5 expert speakers in a variety of industries lending expertise and insight into being an entrepreneur
  • Philanthropic events each year partnership with local nonprofits
  • #bekinddelray program launched in partnership with Maclendon Wealth Management and continue to track acts of kindness being passed along to each other