Ross Johnston Named Winner of the 2021 Young Professional of the Year Award
SARASOTA, Fla. (July 28, 2021) — The Sarasota Young Professionals Group (YPG), a program of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, is proud to announce the recipient of the 2021 Young Professional of the Year Award, presented by Kerkering, Barberio & Co. This past Friday at the 2021 Annual YP Summit, Ross Johnston was named the 2021 Young Professional of the Year. This award recognizes individuals, age 40 and younger, in Sarasota who have demonstrated outstanding leadership personally, professionally, and in our community.
Ross, the Manager of Visitor Engagement at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, joined YPG in 2018. He then joined the YPG Council in 2019 and is the current Membership Chair. Ross takes extreme pride in connecting individuals and organizations that would benefit from a mutual relationship. Creating a sense of community in Sarasota is important to him to help everyone involved take advantage of what the city has to offer.
We are so proud of Ross and the work he does both for the Young Professionals Group and the Sarasota community.
The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization that exists to maximize our members’ success, the community’s competitiveness, and the area’s economic strengths.
For more information, call (941) 955-8187 or visit online at www.sarasotachamber.com.