The Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce's Young Professionals Committee is getting a name change and a new leadership team.
Chris Wallace is the new chairman of Generation Huntington. He is the owner of Brand Yourself, located in Heritage Station in downtown Huntington, and has been involved with the YPC since 2009.
He also is the marketing co-chairman for Generation West Virginia and a board member at Unlimited Future, Heritage Station Shopkeepers Association and Downtown Huntington Partners.
Other leaders of Generation Huntington include Tiffany Bajus, Aaron Arnold, Brian Sipe, Tyler Rowland, Jayson Moore and Brandi Beasley.
Bajus, the group's vice chairwoman, is from Fairmont. A Marshall University graduate with a bachelor's degree in public relations, Bajus works as the communications specialist for Marshall University Communications. She previously served as the marketing manager at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.
Arnold heads Generation Huntington's membership division. He joined the Cabell-Huntington Convention and Visitors Bureau in September of 2012. A native of Grayson, Ky., he has lived in Huntington since 2005. He previously worked at the Hampton Inn-Downtown in Charleston, where he served as assistant general manager.
Sipe is the organization's secretary. The general manager of Big Sandy Superstore Arena, he is a member of Rotary Club and Lions Club. He is a native of Hershey, Pa.
Rowland is the new treasurer of Generation Huntington. He is a staff accountant at Trainer, Wright & Paterno, where he has worked since June 2012. He previously worked at Arnett, Foster & Toothman in Charleston. He also serves on the board for the Huntington chapter of the West Virginia Society of CPAs and the Career Wealth Network.
Moore leads Generation Huntington's volunteer division. He graduated from West Virginia State University with a degree in business administration. He works at JP Morgan Chase as a mortgage banker.
Beasley also is a volunteer coordinator for Generation Huntington. She is the event manager at Big Sandy Superstore Arena.