Young Professionals Network San Diego

YPNSD is San Diego's largest cross-industry networking group for young professionals, entrepreneurs, and small business owners. We connect young professionals who are interested in expanding their professional networks and meeting like-minded individuals. We host monthly in-person and virtual networking events throughout San Diego county to benefit the local professional community.


Year Founded






President and Founder

Ryan is an active member of the San Diego business community, serving as President and Founder of YPNSD. Ryan is a real estate professional by trade who cares deeply about his clients and provides solutions to help them achieve their goals. Originally from northern California, Ryan relocated to San Diego to further his career in banking and later real estate. He is a passionate community organizer who takes pride in connecting local professionals to help foster growth and innovation in San Diego.



Tyler is a mortgage professional with Own Mortgage and has been with the company since its inception in 2016, but has been in the industry for over half a decade. He specializes in helping first-time home buyers and has helped hundreds of families achieve their goal of home ownership. As a San Diego native, Tyler takes pride in meeting and connecting with local business professionals in the community. In his free time, Tyler enjoys camping, hiking, and of course sampling the great restaurant scene in San Diego.


 Director of Events

Shawni has been living in San Diego for almost 3 years and she can recommend a great beer or brunch spot in any of the neighborhoods. She loves getting to know people around our community. She works remotely as a Project Manager for a custom mobile app agency so she is always looking to grab coffee or a craft beer around San Diego. In her free time, she enjoys the beach, the dog park, painting, drawing, and crafting of any sort.