Tina Young Board Chair

Board of Advisors
President, Founder and CEO of Marketwave
Tina Young headshot

Tina Young is an entrepreneur and branding expert who started Marketwave in 1998 and has consistently grown the business while producing award-winning programs for leading Texas-based brands such as Oncor, Baylor Scott & White Health and ORIX USA. Her company has been ranked three times on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. and has been awarded Marketer of the Year from the Dallas Chapter of the American Marketing Association. Tina is passionate about building a conscious company that lives its purpose and she is Past Chair of Conscious Capitalism Dallas, a group that inspires other business leaders to be purpose-driven and build thriving companies.

Prior to starting her company, Young was a principal at GTT Communications, an Austin-based PR firm acquired by Edelman Worldwide in 1998. Before GTT, she was with Bustin & Co., an Omnicom affiliate firm, and the Dallas office of Edelman Worldwide, a top-ranked global PR firm.

She is a proud cum laude graduate of the University of North Texas with a bachelor's degree in journalism. Tina is also Chair-Elect of the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the American Marketing Association (AMA) and Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Her company volunteers in the community through the Communities Foundation of Texas CFT4B program.