young professionals network macomb county

YoPros - Presented by Vibe Credit Union

 The YoPros host eclectic events that cater to various kinds of networking, volunteer opportunities, and exciting nights out in Macomb County. They keep it casual and interesting in their approach to allowing businesspeople to mingle and network. This group is a networking resource for those early off in their career targeting professionals aged 21-40.

Contact the Chamber Staff Liaison for more information Tom Whittaker – Twhittaker@shrcci.com


Meet the YoPros Executive Board

Marissa Russo

Marissa is a young professional in the metro Detroit area, serving as the digital content coordinator for the city of Sterling Heights. She has a background in communications and marketing, utilizing digital media tools to help deliver information and tell a brand’s story. Marissa enjoys connecting and engaging with others and looks forward to meeting you at one of our upcoming YoPro events! 

Chelsea Schneider

Chelsea Schneider is the Deputy Supervisor for the Charter Township of Shelby. Prior to accepting this position in 2017, Chelsea worked as Digital Media Associate and Project Manager for Park West Gallery, the world’s largest art dealer, in Southfield.  Chelsea has vast experience in event management, marketing and social media, and helped to create, establish and enhance social media presences for the Charter Township of Shelby and Park West Gallery, as well as managing social media promotions for the inaugural Faster Horses music festival. 


Chelsea has a bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism and Public Relations from Oakland University. She is a member of Leadership Macomb Class XXIIV, and also serves on the Shelby Township Veterans Advisory Board and volunteers with the Shelby Township Downtown Development Authority.


Nicole Rudolph

Nicole is an insurance agent at Custom Insurance Agency and helps individuals and businesses with their personal, commercial and life insurance needs. She has a true passion for helping people make sure they are properly protected while still maintaining competitive rates.


Scott Baden
V.P. of Business Development and Client Service

Scott’s education started at Northwood University where he pursued a dual major in Entertainment Sports Promotion and Business Administration, with minors in Economics and Accounting. After Northwood he pursued a degreed in IT Network Management from ITT Technical Institute. During his time at ITT, Scott worked as a Network Administrator for an automotive supplier before moving on to manage the IT department for a healthcare labor union.

In 2012 Scott joined Jabtech as a partner and worked to grow the company from $50k in revenue to over a million in 2018. In 2019 Enertron acquired Jabtech where Scott manages our sales and client relations.


Tom Stimac

An Insurance Professional and young business leader in the Metro Detroit community, Tom oversees the day-to-day operations of the personal lines division at Guy Hurley Insurance.  With a proficiency in risk management for both the conventional and high net worth individual, Tom and his entity can serve all your insurance needs including home, auto, life, business, and surety bond services.  Tom’s approachability, honesty, and integrity attribute to his goal in providing those with the necessary insight to better understand their insurance portfolio.  He is looking forward to meeting everyone at various YoPro events in the area and providing mentorship to those who are up-and-coming in their careers.

Clint Hyatt

My name is Clint Hyatt and I am currently a licensed insurance sales agent with Humana. In my current role I specifically focus on community engagement and writing policies for people in the Medicare eligible population. I am a 2014 graduate of Central Michigan University with a degree in business management and I have 10 years of experience in sales, customer service and employee development.


Joseph Maleszyk

Joe Maleszyk is a financial planner with the firm Society for Lifetime Planning located in Troy, MI. Joe is a registered CPA with previous experience at a large public accounting firm. He has worked with clients in various industries including municipalities, manufacturing, and employee benefit plans. Joe works with clients to understand their goals and develop personalized financial plans. Those plans consider tax efficiency, diversification, and are catered to one’s needs. Joe specializes in creating and enhancing retirement plans for small businesses, in addition to working with individual investors. Joe is a proud alum of Central Michigan University and a Sterling Heights resident his whole life. In his free time, Joe plays golf, pickleball, and chases his energetic puppy, Luna. When not at the office, Joe spends time at his family’s cottage in Lexington, MI.