U.S. State Department
Ambassador Don Yamamoto, Director, Bureau of African Affairs.
Linking manufacturings with export prospects.
Discussions about high tech transfers
DNY opens doors in Baku, Azerbaijan for Tim McBride, Special Advisor to President Bush and top official of the U.S. International Trade Administration.
U.S. Secretary of State
John F. Kerry, former U.S. Senator & Secretary of State
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Meeting with Crown Prince
Democratic Republic of Congo
Advising DRC Foreign Minister before meeting with U.S. President
Representing U.S. energy interests in discussions with East European officials.
A light moment after advising Rector of the University of Guadalajara
Outside the Winter Palace advising Maria Theresia Foundation on green energy strategies.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Shuttling between African countries advising various officials and businessmen on connecting with U.S. interests.
Representing various commodity interests in meeting with the Chairman of major state owned Chinese company.
Advising a group of more than 500 native Amazonic tribes on procedures to build a university in the rain forest.
Advising the Zambian Chamber of Commerce of business development techniques to attract U.S. firms.
Advising a group of Mongolian businessmen on attracting capital for their wind farm startup.
Wall Street, New York
Advising Cote d'Ivoire Finance Minister on developing guidelines for Soverign Wealth Fund with group of investment bankers.
Advising client on potential strategic relationship with major electronics firm.
Working with the best team in advocacy in our nation's capital.
Working with Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar while hosting an international energy delegation in California
Visiting with Michael Reagan at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California
Public Affairs Management
Change Perceptions | Create Mindshare | Generate Value
After consulting on five continents, working with and learning from Nobel Prize winners, world leaders, global royalty, governments, Fortune 500 companies and countless small businesses, David N. Young offers unique perspectives, value generation strategies and effective outreach solutions to develop local2global opportunities.
David is a recognized public affairs expert, advising management how to create new value by analyzing internal and external public perceptions and creating messaging strategies to capture the value.
His work has been seen around the world and has dramatically improved the strategic positioning of every challenge for which he has been engaged.
Our touch is local; our reach is global.
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Take it from those who have experienced the strategic value of our insights and ability to connect.
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Arnold & Porter law firm, Washington, D.C.
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"Once again, thank you for hosting the delegation and supporting USTDA programs", U.S. Trade Development Agency.
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U.S. Department of Commerce
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