Group 91.FiveGroup 91.Five ~ KJZZ's Young Professionals

Welcome to Group 91.Five - KJZZ’s Young Professionals.  We are a core of young professionals in the Valley who are passionate about serving our local public radio station and community. Our group raises awareness for public radio through a variety of social and volunteer activities, fundraising events and community awareness.

 Why should you get involved with Group 91.Five?

  • Develop a closer connection to KJZZ
  • Attend social and volunteer events
  • Make a positive impact in the community
  • Engage in networking opportunities
  • Improve your resume

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Upcoming Events

What I Wish I Knew About Getting Out Of Debt... And Staying Out!

Thursday, February 20th
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rio Salado College Conference Center
2323 W. 14th St. Tempe 85281

Admission is FREE.
Please RSVP, call 480-774-8462 or email Group91Five@rioradio.org

Panel of Experts!

Kelsa DickeyKelsa Dickey
Founder, Fiscal Fitness Phoenix

Kelsa Dickey is the founder of Fiscal Fitness Phoenix. Her passion for helping people with their daily finances began when, as a middle schooler, she witnessed her parents filing bankruptcy. Kelsa went on to earn a Bachelor's in Finance and Master's of Business Administration. She has spent more than 10 years helping others tackle their money. In 2013, her clients paid off 104 credit cards and over $253,000 in debt while saving another $305,000 toward emergency funds, long-term savings, and other goals. She is the valley's only "Personal Trainer for your money."  Read more.

Dawn McCrawDawn McCraw
Owner, Go Clean Credit

Dawn McCraw is the owner of Go Clean Credit, a consumer advocacy credit restoration firm that specializes in helping consumers take action to achieve and maintain the credit they deserve. In this role, Dawn manages many areas of the business, including marketing and training, but is primarily focused on credit regulation, statutes, case law, and the continued development of strategies and techniques to legally and permanently improve credit.  Prior to her career in credit restoration, Dawn spent almost twenty years in the high tech industry at companies such as Motorola, Intel, and Hughes Space and Communications in a diverse range of leadership roles.  Read more.

Angela TotmanAngela Totman
Vice President and COO, Pay Your Family First

Angela Totman is a Certified Personal and Family Finance Educator and the co-author of Your Financial Mastery, a college curriculum that will launch in 2014.  She has over 10 years of experience teaching and developing financial literacy resources and programs. Starting her career as an intern at the Rich Dad Company, Angela saw firsthand the tremendous effect that financial education can have on the lives of others.  After leaving the Rich Dad Company in 2007, Angela once again teamed up with international financial literacy expert Sharon Lechter at Pay Your Family First to develop award winning tools such as the ThriveTime for Teens board game and YOUTHpreneur BIZkit and programs that engage participants through creative learning and instill lessons that can be immediately applied for the strengthening and improvement of families and communities.  Read more.

Nick BlumbergMODERATOR:  Nick Blumberg
KJZZ Senior Field Correspondent

Senior Field Correspondent Nick Blumberg joined KJZZ in 2010. His reports can often be heard during KJZZ’s Morning Edition and on newscasts throughout the day. He also serves as an on-air host and in key roles behind-the-scenes.  Blumberg covers a wide variety of topics, including (but not limited to) politics, health care, immigration, and local government.  He’s filed stories for NPR and the BBC World Service, and appeared as a guest on WNYC’s The Takeaway, KNPR’s State of Nevada, and KJZZ’s The Show and Here and Now. Read more.

Sponsored by:

Wintrust Mortgage

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Past Events

What I Wish I Knew About Starting a Business
Group 91.Five in partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation launched its semi-annual symposium, What I Wish I Knew About Starting a Business. The inaugural event drew 200 attendees and featured some of the Valley's top entrepreneurs who provided insight and "lessons learned" on how to create a successful business.

Special thanks to KJZZ reporter, Nick Blumberg who moderated the event and to all of our community partners for their support. Event partners include: Small Business Administration, City of Phoenix, Arizona Community Foundation, Arizona Commerce Authority, the Arizona Small Business Development Center and Rio Salado College.

Watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTutCMTE-Yo

 


 

If you are interested in getting involved or learning more about Group 91.Five, please contact:

Philanthropic Gifts Office - KJZZ Group 91.Five
Phone: 480-774-8444