Auburn's Top Young Professional Event

The competition for Auburn’s Top Young Professional Event (T.Y.P.E.) is underway and the contestants are battling it out to show us who has what it takes to be named Auburn’s Top Young Professional.  Two winners (one male and one female) will be announced at the Dress for Success Fashion Show and will each receive a $500 professional wardrobe from Dillard’s.

What will I need to do to compete in TYPE?


The Dress for Success Fashion Show is presented courtesy of Dillard's through the coordination of the Auburn University Modeling Board and is open to all students.

Amber Menzie, a fashion expert from Dillard's, will be presenting the fashion show.

Door prizes will be given away!



Christina Chambers is a general assignment reporter for NBC 38 News. She joined the station in April 2010. Christina also helps with NBC 38 Sports including high school football and Auburn University Athletics.

Christina graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in December 2009 with a degree in Communication Studies. She was a Division I student-athlete for the UAB Cross Country/Track and Field team. She took home the 2006 Conference USA Cross Country title and several Conference USA academic awards.

Christina had the opportunity to intern for WVTM-NBC 13, and the Birmingham Barons.

Christina is from Cullman, Alabama, and is excited that she has landed her first job in Columbus. She enjoys spending her free time running, coaching, watching movies, and visiting with family and friends.


Top Male and Female are awarded each a $500 Professional Wardrobe* Shopping Spree courtesy of Dillard's at The Village Mall in Auburn.

Schavion Graham and Danielle Kessler
2011 TYPE Winners


Amber Menzie started her career with Dillard's at the age of 18 in the ladies Fragrance Department. She always wanted a career in fashion, and grew up shopping at Dillard's.

She earned a Bachelor of Science in Merchandising at Texas Tech University in 2002, and after graduation, became an Assistant National Sales Manager for Treska, Inc., a Jewlery and Home Accessory manufacturer.

In 2004, Amber returned to Dillard's, as an Assistant Sales Manager in Dallas. From there she has been an Area Sales Manager, Assistant Store Manager, a Store Manager, and currently is the Director of Stores Assistant for the Alabama and Georgia region. She has worked in a total of 10 different Dillard's stores, and has personal experience in every aspect of a Dillard's Department Store.

Last Updated: Jan 18, 2013

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