Our very own David Porter is one of only five nominees for this year’s Frederick Chamber Generation Connect Young Professional of the Year Award.

Generation Connect will celebrate three years of making connections between local young professionals at the Third Birthday Bash and Networking Event.

Young professionals and Chamber members alike are invited to join the YP group on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Frederick. The event will also honor the first ever Frederick County Young Professional of the Year.

They will be presenting a donation to Hospice of Frederick County, the 2013 Charity of the Year, unveiling the 2014 Charity of the Year, and announcing the first ever Young Professional of the Year award winner. Additionally, they will collect food for the food bank, so please bring non-perishable goods to donate.

Meet the 2013 Young Professional of the Year Finalists:

Tracey Capone

Tracey Capone – Frederick Co.

Cheryl Cioffi

Cheryl Cioffi – FRHS

Michelle Day

Michelle Day – FCWS

David Porter

David Porter – Wood Street, Inc.

Shannon Thompson

Shannon Thompson – Plamondon

Dave had a chance to share some of what it means to him to receive this nomination in the video below…

Jon-Mikel Bailey – Before co-founding Wood Street in 2002, Jon worked in sales, marketing and business development for technology and marketing firms. A popular speaker, he gives seminars on marketing, internet marketing, branding and web design to chambers of commerce, trade associations and colleges. He has a BFA in Photography from Frostburg State University and still shoots photos for Wood Street clients.