Vice President | Marketing Director

Michelle E. Young has over 20 years experience in brand management, marketing strategy, social media and public relations. Her career encapsulates a creative desire combined with an entrepreneurial spirit. Michelle extensive background includes over 10 years serving in key positions within the hospitality and tourism industry with a focus on luxury brands and destinations. She was also the vice president of a advertising agency with clients that ranged from regional destinations and boutique hotels to prestigious golf course communities and condominium developments. After five years in advertising, Michelle formed a consulting firm and began focusing on operations, brand oversight and public relations at DWY.

Michelle was born in Tampa and lived throughout the Northeast. She holds a degree in Business Administration from West Virginia University with a major in marketing and new product development. Michelle has resided in the Sarasota area for over 20 years, is married and has two young sons.