Young Fastener Professionals is an organization comprised of young professionals that provide empowerment and career development by providing resources and support to future leaders. While respectfully preserving the past, the next generation is hastily shaping the future of the business spectrum. This organization aims to create a platform for young professionals, and the businesses employing them to develop, educate and enhance a variety business initiatives. Founded in 2014 by Ryan Kertis, formally of Stelfast, Young Fastener Professionals has had a primary focus on integration and education boasting an impressive portfolio of various programs and events supporting those objectives.

Core Competencies

  1. Developing and managing educational curriculum with a focus on individual professional development and organizational implementation.

  2. Recognizing & rewarding the youth on various professional accomplishments and benchmarks.

  3. Creating interactive workshops, inclusive of networking events, to bring individuals together.

  4. Collaborating with both geographically and demographically segmented associations on programs and initiatives.

  5. Create a platform to integrate generations to meet and exchange knowledge.