Ms. Young oversees the development and implementation of media notice plans, media placements, and expert affidavits. Her extensive experience in media planning and execution and in market research and analysis includes her work as the principal of a full-service marketing and advertising consulting firm whose largest client was Complete Claims Solutions, a class action settlement firm in Florida. During the six years that she worked with CCS, she developed and implemented national and international print and earned media notice programs in some of the class action industry’s leading pharmaceutical, insurance, and securities class action cases.
She has over 20 years of marketing, advertising, and media planning experience, managing advertising for such brands as Denny’s and Coca-Cola. In 1999, she was recognized by Denny’s parent company, then known as Advantica Restaurant Group, Inc., with its Abrazo Achievers Award for her development of diversity marketing and advertising programs for the restaurant chain that were implemented at more than 1,600 of its company-owned and franchised restaurants. In her role at Denny’s and Coca-Cola, Ms. Young has had direct oversight of annual budgets worth hundreds of millions of dollars. She directed a number of advertising agencies, such as general market creative, general market media, African-American, Hispanic and international agencies. A member of the American Advertising Federation, she is a former member of the board of the Atlanta Media Planners Association. Ms. Young has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Dakota.