Tina Young
Founder and CEO
Loves to travel


Founder and CEO

Her passion for making a positive impact is next level. And not just for Marketwave. Tina is current Chair of the UNT Mayborn School of Journalism Advisory Board, Past Chair of the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce, and founding member and Past Chair of the Dallas Chapter of Conscious Capitalism. Her servant leadership includes mentoring emerging leaders, supporting local nonprofits and advising others on their entrepreneurial path. She was also named to the Dallas 500 by D CEO magazine in 2022 for her outstanding business success and contributions to the community.

A marketing and public relations veteran, Tina brings more than 30 years of experience in branding, advertising, consumer and B2B marketing to leading the business and serving Marketwave clients. Her dedication and influence landed Marketwave on the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing private companies three times and ranked the agency on the SMU Cox School of Business Dallas 100 top-growth companies list. Prior to starting Marketwave, Tina was a partner at GTT Communications, an Austin-based technology public relations firm that was acquired by Edelman Worldwide. Her other experience includes: Omnicom-affiliate Bustin & Co., Edelman Worldwide, and advertising agency, David Hadeler & Associates.

Tina graduated cum laude from the University of North Texas with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She loves to travel, is an avid reader and is grateful to live in a world where red wine and dark chocolate are good for you.