About CYP

Building Community Leaders

Whether you are just embarking on your professional pathway, already climbing the corporate ladder, an aspiring entrepreneur looking to grow your business or an established executive, Charleston Young Professionals has something for you.

Created for young professionals, by young professionals, Charleston Young Professionals is a membership organization designed for professionals between the ages of 21 and 40.

Through a variety of professional development and community engagement programs and initiatives, members of CYP are connected to people, business and issues that are important to them – enabling members to become leaders, collaborators and continually energized by new ideas.


Empower, engage and develop young professionals to serve and strengthen the Greater Charleston region.


Be the primary resource for young professionals by building relationships, cultivating leaders & positively impacting the quality of life in the Charleston region.


  • To provide professional development and community engagement opportunities for our members
  • To strengthen – and to give back to – the community in which we live, learn, work and play
  • To serve as the largest grassroots organizations in the Charleston region by helping to shape public policies affecting young professionals
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