Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Temple University

M.B.A., University of Delaware

B.S., University of Delaware


Dan Young is a fourth-generation Wilmingtonian who prides himself being committed to education and empowerment in his community. Besides being an Assistant Professor at Wilmington University, he is co-founder and managing principal of Civitas Partners LLC, a financial services firm in Wilmington, and Young Consulting Group LLC, a boutique marketing consulting company. Dan received his Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in Marketing from the University of Delaware's Honors Program and received his PhD in Social and Behavioral Marketing for Temple University¹s Fox School of Business. As a person who values education, Dan has also taught courses as an adjunct professor at Temple University, University of Delaware, and West Chester University. Dan has served on the Boards of many local organizations, including the Delaware Theatre Company, the Western Family YMCA, the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League, The First Tee of Delaware, and the Gamma Theta Lambda Education Foundation. Dan is also a founding member of the African-American Empowerment Fund of Delaware (AAEFD) and the New Castle Chapter of the National Pan-Hellenic Council. On a weekly basis, Dan is a member of the Wilmington Rotary Club and has chaired their Community Service Project with Delaware Futures and currently serves on the Fundraising and Membership committees. Dan lives with his family in Middletown, Delaware.