Young Professionals Development Network


Co-Founder: Bassem El-Rahimy

Co-Founder: Justin Smith-Lorenzetti

Operations Director: Adam Dermer




  • To attract and drive value for the most talented young professionals in a variety of verticals and professional spaces.
  • To educate our members on different businesses by leveraging our members and their connections.
  • To give back to our community  through strategically aligning with philanthropic initiatives that our members believe in.


  • To become an organization defined by its people.
  • To forge key strategic partnerships with established organizations within Toronto and ensure the advancement of our member's careers and professional standing.
  • To become a significant force in aiding Toronto based causes through awareness and fundraising.