Alan Young


Alan Young is a partner and managing director for the non-profit and civic business sectors for BDS.

During his illustrious career, Alan has filled numerous leadership positions including the executive directorship for the Arizona Sports and Entertainment Commission where he led the startup and successful launch of the Nova Home Loan Arizona Bowl located in Tucson, AZ. Prior to this position, Alan served as Executive Director and Chief of Staff for the Fiesta Bowl and Cactus Bowl, two nationally recognized college bowl games. He also holds an interest and has been instrumental in the success of Ari-Med pharmaceuticals and Bushwalker Bags.

One of Alan’s strong attributes is his ability to educate and motivate others to achieve their goals and desires. To fill this passion, Alan serves on the faculty of Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business where he teaches sports management and event planning.

Alan is well known for his outgoing personality and desire to help others. Alan, like the entire staff at BDS has a strong desire to help individuals and companies succeed.