Partner with us to tell your story.
What We Do
Communications involves many audiences and an increasing number of messages. Partner with us to tell your story, and tell it effectively.
Public and Government Affairs
- Strategic Communications
- Plan and reach your goals, short-term and long-range. TDY Partners can develop communications and media plans and products as well as providing outreach for audiences.
- Crisis Communications
- You can plan in advance for a crisis. Plan and execute well. TDY Partners develops talking points and provides a plan to follow in the event of communications challenges.
Public and Government Affairs
- Policy Communications
- Translate important policy clearly for all audiences. TDY Partners offers writing services to help communicate your story clearly.
- Grassroots and Outreach
- Ensure you are reaching and influencing all audiences. TDY Partners can develop communications plans and products to engage your many outreach audiences.
- Do you need a moderator? A panel presentation on effective communications and messaging for your employees or stakeholders? TDY Partners can help!
About TDY Partners
TDY Partners is a communications, public and government affairs consultancy, serving clients at the local, state and federal level. Tracy D. Young will partner with you to help develop and advance innovative communications efforts and products, media plans, outreach to your audiences and other public policy needs. TDY Partners works with nonprofits, foundations, corporations, and community-and faith-based organizations to develop your policies and programs and foster and leverage relationships with key policymakers, stakeholders and institutional leaders who share your commitment to success. With nearly 20 years of communications and public affairs experience in our Nation’s Capital, the Texas state capital and non-profits, Tracy Young stands ready to partner with you to help communicate your message and advance your cause.
Tracy D. Young
Principal, TDY Partners
Tracy launched TDY Partners, a communications, public and government affairs consultancy, in mid-2016, serving clients at the local, state and federal level. She previously served as senior advisor for the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries, a restricted fund at the George W. Bush Presidential Center providing grants to school libraries across the U.S.
Tracy joined the George W. Bush Institute in 2014, as the Director of Education Reform. Before joining the Bush Institute, she served as the Vice President of Public & Government Affairs at the Texas Charter Schools Association. Prior to her non-profit work, Tracy served as Director of Communications for Texas House Speaker Joe Straus from 2009 – 2012.
During the last year of the George W. Bush Administration, she was Deputy Regional Representative for Education Secretary Margaret Spellings, based in Texas. Tracy worked as Special Assistant for Education at the White House during the 2007 No Child Left Behind reauthorization efforts focused on outreach to education reform and grassroots groups. In 2005, she was named Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach at the U.S. Department of Education where she directed the Strategic Communications team and the press office. Prior to her work at the U.S. Department of Education, Tracy served as the Associate Director of Communications at the White House, focused on the Domestic Policy Council. At the start of the George W. Bush Administration, she worked in White House Communications on media events in the East Room, Rose Garden and on the White House grounds, including her favorite events of the year – Tee Ball on the South Lawn, NCAA football champions and the National Teacher of the Year visits.
Before the start of her public service, Tracy worked with the National Republican Congressional Committee in media outreach on behalf of congressional candidates across the country. She also worked in the non-profit sector with college students, university and community leaders to increase awareness of and participation in volunteer service.
Tracy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science and minor in psychology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA, and is a native of Euless, Texas.