Next Generation Cape Ann

the Cape Ann Chamber’s Young Professional Group

Next Generation Cape Ann

Meets monthly to plan events, quarterly

Leads: Caitlin Pszenny, Cape Ann Lanes and Doug Silva, Topside

Staff Liason: Olivia Perez-O’Dess

Mission: The mission of Next Generation Cape Ann is to foster business relationships among the region’s young professionals.  Next Gen’ers work to galvanize a core group to provide mutual support, guidance, and encouragement as they navigate the business world.  Next Gen’ers aim to give

voice to young professionals in the larger business community throughout Cape Ann.  All this with the ultimate goal of greater success and economic development for our businesses and the community.  Next Gen’ers are the future of Cape Ann, and it is their responsibility and our privilege to lead into the coming decades.

Initiatives include: 

  • Networking and social events
  • Educational seminars
  • Small working groups focused on the intricacies of our businesses
  • Establishing a network of young professionals for dialogue outside of scheduled events
  • Direct communication with our young representatives on the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • Mutual promotion of our businesses