KEEN Young Professionals

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Welcome to the KEEN Young Professionals!

KEEN Young Professionals (KYPs) is a dynamic group of individuals dedicated to volunteering their time, talents, and energy to create a broader awareness of our organization, plan and produce fundraising events, scout locations for activities, recruit additional members and volunteers, and help raise funds for KEEN St. Louis.  KYPs have the unique opportunity to serve as advocates for KEEN’s mission of empowering youth with disabilities by providing free, non-competitive one-to-one programs of exercise, fitness and fun, led by volunteer coaches. 

The Mission of the KEEN Young Professionals is to enhance KEEN’s ability to provide exceptional programming while creating an enriching community for motivated individuals through opportunities to develop socially, civically, and professionally.

The KYPs strive to:
- Heighten awareness about children with disabilities and the fight against obesity
- Create and maintain a social networking platform for young professionals
- Increase the volunteer base amongst young professionals
- Strategically address and assist with the fundraising needs of KEEN St. Louis

Membership Benefits:
- Entrepreneurial opportunity to make a meaningful impact for children with disabilities
- Ability to meet and network with like-minded young professionals in your surrounding area and with KEEN affiliates across the nation
- Networking, collaboration and mentoring with senior board members
- Hands on experiential training for future Board membership
- Opportunity to advance personal, professional, and leadership goals

We are seeking like-minded individuals to join us in supporting this worthy cause.  
Click here to fill out an application


Courtney Clark
Vice President of Communication

Courtney became interested in KEEN when she along with her husband and daughter moved back to St. Louis and were looking for a way to foster community service as a family. Initially her husband Clayton became involved by joining the KEEN Executive Board and later the KEEN Young Professionals Association (YPA). YPA seemed like a perfect fit for... more...
Chris Jacobs
Vice President of Outreach

As a financial advisor, Chris works hand in hand with clients to create a personalized financial plan. He understands that every person's situation is different and requires a unique solution. Chris has always been a basketball fanatic and is currently the Varsity Assistant coach at Barat Academy. Chris has recently used basketball for a... more...
Clayton Clark

Clayton is the co-founder of Big Rush Marketing located in Kirkwood. Before his career in marketing, Clayton spent 7 years as a... more...