Bart Young of Young Company and Stu Spikerman of Tri-Link
Founder and Creative Director at Young Company
About Bart Young
Bart is a professional marketer, strategist and executive creative director who has guided a number of significant clients in attaining category leadership with award-winning advertising and public relations. Young Company has been consistently recognized as a top business-to-business marketing communications agency in the U.S. Bart has achieved over 100 national and regional awards for creative excellence.
Major clients have included a number of Fortune 500 brands, including ARAMARK, Fluor Corporation, Hitachi, Hughes, IBM, Mitsubishi, Northrop Grumman, Samsung, TDK and Texas Instruments, as well as a number of major software, semiconductor and internet companies.
BS and MBA degrees in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. Studied with global brand equity expert David Aaker. Executive education in Public Relations from UCLA. Formerly Associate Professor at California State University, Los Angeles.
Bart says: My mission at Young Company is to help our clients grow their companies and nurture and build their brands. Using our proprietary “sweet spot” brand positioning tools we have launched and revitalized dozens of brands based on market research conducted by Young Company. Over the past 4 decades have helped over 150 clients grow their businesses in a wide range of industries. We are brutally honest and pragmatic in our marketing consultation with clients. Our passion at Young Company is merging the latest techniques in marketing science with strategic thinking and creative impact.
Since his founding of Tri-Link in New York 30 years ago, Stu Spikerman has pioneered many creative ways to utilize Foreign Trade Zones. Today, many companies are finding that Foreign Trade Zones are the best defense against rising tariffs. As a master navigator in the world of using FTZ’s to reduce costs, Tri-Link has helped companies save millions. Tri-Link currently operates FTZ locations in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami and New York.
For 28 years Tri-Link has provided award-winning wine and spirits services to the international airline industry, initially from its foreign trade zone (FTZ) in New York, adding the Los Angeles FTZ in 2011 and Miami FTZ in 2017. Tri-Link’s three interconnected Foreign Trade Zones enable the company to serve the east coast from top to bottom as well as California, Arizona, Nevada and Texas by road and rail.