LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney John Weber to take over the President-elect position vacated by Cassidy Hyde, as she was hired as the organization’s Executive Director last month. Weber will transition to President of the 2021-22 Board of Directors on July 1, 2021. He previously served as YPAL’s Secretary and General Counsel.
Based in Stites & Harbison’s Louisville, Ky., office, Weber is a member of the Real Estate and Banking Service Group. His practice focuses on commercial real estate and business transactions, advising developers, investors and lenders in the acquisition, construction, development, leasing and sale of multifamily, office, retail, industrial and other commercial properties nationwide.
Outside of the firm, Weber stays active in a variety of professional and community groups. He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Civic Engagement team and Liaison to the Standing Committee on Election Law. Additionally, Weber serves as New Leaders Council of Kentucky Chapter Co-Director, as a Co-Founder and Chair of the Teach For America Louisville Alumni Board and as a board member of the University of Louisville Alumni Association. He also served as a speaker coach for TEDxCorbin.
Stites & Harbison attorneys have a long history and involvement with YPAL. Rebecca Weis previously served as President of the organization, too.
YPAL’s mission is to connect, engage and develop Louisville’s young professionals through numerous leadership, educational and networking opportunities, while representing their interests to community leaders.