Nashville’s Young Leaders Council has recognized 112 young professionals through its 2023 spring cohort.

According to a release, the group is comprised of the Nashville Spring 2023, Junior League of Nashville and the Jack C. Massey College of Business at Belmont University classes. Spring training began in early March with an opening session and address from Derek Young, YLC alumnus and president/CEO of Young Motivation Group.

Training concluded on May 17 as participants transitioned into their board internships, where they serve as non-voting members of local nonprofit boards. 

YLC seeks to train a diverse group of individuals to participate on the boards of nonprofit organizations. Founded in 1985, Young Leaders Council has more than 3,000 alumni.

“YLC has the honor of ensuring that the nonprofit community has direct access to bright, well-trained  young professionals who have the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively serve as board leaders,”  Kim James, YLC executive director, said in the release.

Young Leaders Council’s philanthropic partners include The Frist Foundation, HCA Healthcare Foundation, Truist Foundation, The Marlene and Spencer Hays Foundation, The Memorial Foundation and The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.