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Richardson Young Professionals

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RYP Tri-chairs

Tyler Farrer
Assistant Vice President & Commercial Lender, Texas Bank and Trust

J. Grant Tonne
Agency Owner/Sales, J. Grant Insurance

Danny McGaugh
Pure Plumbing


Richardson Young Professionals is the leading network of emerging leaders, dedicated to building collaborative partnerships, and fostering opportunities for individual growth, and business development. RYP is more than just a meet and greet, it’s where you better yourself professionally. For aspiring young professionals under the age of 40. 


About the program

Richardson Young Professionals, RYP, is a professional development program aimed at engaging an emerging group of up and coming Richardson leaders serving the community and committed to personal growth and career advancement. The program consists of engaging with Richardson civic and business leaders, contributing to the growth of Richardson, receiving economic development updates, business development prospecting, members-only opportunities, professional development workshops, monthly after-hours events and quarterly community service projects.

The mission of RYP is to provide a network for young minded professionals in the Richardson community through collaborative partnership opportunities in leadership and business development.

Get involved

Membership in RYP is open to those whose company is already a member. If your company is not a member, dues are $50 for the year and includes:

  • Admittance to all monthly networking events
  • Admittance to all speaker series luncheons
  • One member spotlight feature on social media and at a happy hour

For more information please contact  Jayla Anderson at 972-792-2800 or .

Monthly RYP Happy Hour

Join us for networking and drinks! All young professionals are welcome to attend the monthly RYP Happy Hour held on the last Thursday of most months. RYP hosts at least ten happy hours each year, each one at a different location in Richardson. Check our calendar for these and other upcoming events.

Upcoming Events

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Sept. 29

5:30-7:30 PM

520 Lockwood Dr

Suite 100

Richardson, TX 75080

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