Leadership Arlington's newest class of the Young Professionals Program gathered for the first time at a day-long retreat at Marymount University on Saturday, Jan. 18. Thirty individuals were selected to participate in an experiential program, now in its fifth year, for up-and-coming leaders in the region. The new class joins Leadership Arlington's 900 members representing over 500 organizations. Over the next four months, the Young Professionals Program will focus on civic and philanthropic awareness along with community engagement. In addition to these program goals, they will receive valuable leadership skills training. The Spring Class of 2014 includes: Bill Blatti, Clark Construction Group; David Bodner, U.S. Department of State; Christina Brady, Beangood! The Coffee Pub; Melissa Cohen, Arlington County; Khyati Desai-Seltzer, Community Preservation & Development Corporation; Chris Dobbins, Arlington Community Federal Credit Union; Courtney Dock, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall; Julie Ghareeb, Healthcare Distribution Management Association; Jen Gordon, Executive Personal Assistant; Jasmine Gould, Strategic Consulting Partners; Ying Huang, Accenture; Dan Imhoff, Branch Banking and Trust; Ursula Kiel, Volunteers of America; Sarah Marchegiani, Arlington County Fire Department; Antonia Miller, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley, Emrich & Walsh, P.C.; Tiffany Noon, Arlington County; Hector Ochoa, Burke & Herbert Bank; Christine Oresky, Capital Automotive Real Estate Services, Inc.; Erica Painter, Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia; Austin Perry, Leadership Arlington; Sergio Rochac, Arlington County; Allie Rosner, Arlington Temple United Methodist Church; Maribeth Sarnecki, NiSource; Kristina Scott, CoStar Group; Whitney Strand, Arlington DHS; Mohammed Tabibi, Arlington County Police Department; Jessica Whirt Steinke, Virginia Hospital Center Foundation; Woody Wingfield, Marymount University; Kristen Wingrove, Technomics, and Emma Yourd, International Relief and Development.