Findlay Young Professionals, a local business networking group, will host its annual kickoff at 6 p.m. Thursday at Findlay Country Club.

Featured speaker is Tim Mayle, director of Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development.

Other speakers will include Don Templin, chief executive officer of Marathon Petroleum; Chuck Bills, chief executive officer of Ohio Logistics; and Lydia Mihalik, former Findlay mayor.

Findlay Young Professionals currently has 441 members.

The event starts at 6 p.m., but doors will open at 5:30 p.m. This event is free to members and non-members.