Young Professionals


We’re pleased to introduce our 2023 Young Professionals

Welcome to one of our favorite issues of the year. We always enjoy honoring and celebrating the Tri-Cities’ up-and-coming leaders....

Integrity, trust and positive impacts lay groundwork for success

Vicki Monteagudo Vicki Monteagudo, who owns two Tri-Cities real estate brokerages, was among the inaugural class...

Young Professional 2023: Jennifer M. Colborn

Jennifer M. Colborn Public Affairs Specialist U.S. Department of Energy What's your dream vacation? Fiji in an overwater bungalow What...

Young Professional 2023: Anthony R. Contreras-Sanchez

Anthony R. Contreras-Sanchez Training and Technical Assistance Manager Washington Initiative for Supported Employment (WISE) What are you currently binging on...

Young Professional 2023: Tara Divers

Tara Divers Director of Philanthropy Chaplaincy Health Care Planner or procrastinator? Planner. No doubt. I have a plan for the...

Young Professional 2023: Jordan Engel

Jordan Engel Business manager YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities Favorite music? I mainly listen to podcasts or audiobooks. Favorite thing...

Young Professional 2023: Cara Hernandez

Cara Hernandez Director of Mid-Columbia Meals on Wheels Senior Life Resources Northwest What are you currently binging on TV? "Yellowjackets."...

Young Professional 2023: Juan Lopez

Juan Lopez STEM Education Consultant Pacific Northwest National Laboratory What are you currently binging on TV? Lots of BBQ videos...

Young Professional 2023: Ryan L. Orozco

Ryan L. Orozco Quality Engineering Supervisor Bechtel Favorite thing to do in Tri-Cities? Enjoying a classic Tri-Cities sunset over Rattlesnake...

Young Professional 2023: Janet M. Peters

Janet M. Peters Associate Professor and Director of Instructional Excellence & Innovation Washington State University Tri-Cities First car? 1996 Ford...

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