Thursday, August 27, 2020

15122: The Young And The Restless.



Researching the previous post on Nathan Young uncovered the image of a slightly younger Young depicted above, which led to an organization called SVP Seattle that proclaims:


“We are people for whom improving our community is part of our life’s journey—whether we work in the nonprofit or corporate world.”


An associated profile reads as follows:


Nathan Young is a digital marketing expert with a strong advertising background and a sharp hairline. As the founder and Principal at Tencount, a boutique digital strategy agency, Nathan leads a multi-disciplinary team to develop strategies, build out campaigns and drive lead generation for mid-market and enterprise B2B tech companies. Over the past 8 years, he has had the opportunity to help top brands handle tough digital marketing challenges including Microsoft, Concur, AXS, and


Nathan is a staunch advocate for diversity and inclusion, and works with American Advertising Federation’s Mosaic program and HERE Seattle to promote diversity in the advertising, marketing, and tech industries. Nathan also serves as Director of Programming for the Seattle chapter American Advertising Federation and is tremendously excited to join SVP.


In short, Young’s inspiration and dedication to diversity didn’t happen suddenly—or as a spur-of-the-moment reaction to recent civil unrest. He has been an activist and change agent—as well as a top-flight professional—for many years, which makes his departure from adland especially disturbing.


All the best to Young and his family.

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