YPG of Cenla
Who We Are
The Young Professionals Group of Central Louisiana is a motivated, educated and community-conscious group of individuals. By connecting diverse young professionals across the area, we create a force that will both strengthen and grow Central Louisiana.
YPG of Cenla
What’s in your future? Find out how to navigate the various opportunities and transitions you’ll face as a young professional and how to reach your professional goals. Make sure you get the most from your YPG Membership.
Caitlin grew up locally here in Central Louisiana. She is the Digital Media Coordinator at Kinetix, and she completed her MBA from Louisiana State University in Shreveport in 2017.
Alexa is from Dry Prong, Louisiana and is a 2018 Communications graduate of Louisiana State University in Alexandria. She is the Assistant Marketing Manager at Southern Air Heating and Cooling
Katie is a Financial Analyst at Cleco. She graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Louisiana College and completed her MBA from Louisiana State University in Shreveport in 2018. She is a Cenla native and resides in Alexandria with her husband, Brandon.
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Dustin is a Louisiana native who graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Industrial Engineering in 2017. He has been working at the Procter & Gamble plant in Pineville for the past 3 years.
Joseph Buzzetta is the Executive Director at the Central Louisiana Homeless Coalition. As the CLHC Executive Director, Joseph oversees the agency’s day-to-day activities, works in the community to help identify, advocate, and mobilize resources to ensure that people at-risk of or experiencing homeless in Central Louisiana have access to permanent and supportive housing.
Matt is a Program Officer at The Rapides Foundation. Originally from Alexandria, he graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from LSU and completed his Masters in Business Administration from LSU Shreveport. Matt moved back to Alexandria in 2016 where he lives with his wife, Kate, and son, Levy.
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Kasey is the Assistant Terminal Building Superintendent and TSA Security Coordinator for Alexandria International Airport. He is a member of the Louisiana Airport Managers and Associates, American Association of Airport Executives, and Airport Council International. He is currently a student at LSUA. He is happily married to Brianna and they have two boys, Everett and Oliver.
Sarah is the Digital Marketing & Engagement Specialist at Crest Industries in Pineville, Louisiana. Born and raised in CenLA, Sarah graduated from the Manship School of Mass Communication at LSU in 2020. She now lives in Alexandria and dotes on her nephew, Levy.