Sarah Schneider, business development specialist for Schenck SC, received the 2011 Young Professional of the Year Award Wednesday from Pulse, the Fox Cities Young Professionals Network, and The Post-Crescent.
Schneider’s role with Schenck is to work with the firm’s accountants to achieve business development goals. She develops a marketing approach for each accountant that encompasses connecting them with trade associations, community involvement, volunteering and other activities to broaden their reach. Schneider is also very involved in the chamber and is involved with many organizations, including T.H.R.I.V.E. (Together Helping Restaurants Improve Valuable Exposure), a group she founded.
Here’s a list of the top 15 Young Professionals in the Fox Cities honored by the chamber: Amber Genett, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans; Robyn Gruner, AT&T; Jason Heinritz, Vector Marketing; Erin Karas, Holiday Inn Neenah Riverwalk; Sara Micheletti, Sitzmann Law Firm Ltd.; Angela Rust, Johnson Bank; Sarah Schneider, Schenck SC; Danielle Soland, Bassett Mechanical; Jennifer Stephany, Appleton Downtown Inc.; Chris Timm, Grant Thornton LLP; Heather Vander Heyden, Fox Communities Credit Union; Dan Weiner, Valley Packaging Industries; Tracy Williams-Prince, Keller Inc.; Reg Wydeven, McCarty Law LLP; and Stephen Zich, Time Warner Cable.