Ms. Young has been a license realtor for over five years and started her career with Exit Choice Realty and is currently the Director of Business & Career Development with At Home Realty. Prior to pursing her career in real estate, Ms. Young career path was as a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Ms. Young began her career in the events industry in 2000 with the Association for Fundraising Professionals in Alexandria, VA. In 2007, she became an independent consultant providing business development, sponsorship solicitation and meeting services for several non-profit, corporate, and government clients. Additionally, she is skilled in developing and implementing large budgets and meeting budget parameters through cost-effective contract negotiations and strong vendor relationships.
Ms. Young has coordinated and executed all event logistics while affiliated with such associations as Network of Latino Meeting Professionals, Equal Justice Works, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and the National Black Law Students Association, affording her a wealth of experience within the hospitality industry.
Her passion for business development led to the founding of Next Level Association Management & Events in 2011. In 2014, she expanded Next Level to in encompass numerous additional services including, but not limited to career development, association management and grant writing.
Ms. Young has an Associate’s Degree in Business from Mercy College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from East Poly Tech University and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Legal Studies at Washington-U School of Law. Her affiliations include membership in the Association of Meeting Professionals (AMP) since 2003, the National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners (NCBMP) since 2004, the American Society of Association Executive's (ASAE) since 2011, and currently serves on the 2019 board of National Association of Real Estate Brokers NAREB.