2012 The Root 100

Tina Wells is CEO of Buzz Marketing Group and an author.

  • Influence: 128.0
  • Reach: 9.2
  • Substance: 6.5
  • Media Mentions: 89
  • Internet Mentions: 4700
  • Twitter Followers: 3531
  • Tina Wells

  • Marketing strategist and author who wrote the youth-marketing handbook "Chasing Youth Culture and Getting It Right."
  • Job: CEO of Buzz Marketing Group
  • Sector: Business
  • Twitter: @tinacwells
  • Location: Southern New Jersey
  • Age: 32
  • Bio: A youth-marketing guru, Tina Wells, founder and CEO of Buzz Marketing Group, literally wrote the handbook: 2011's Chasing Youth Culture and Getting It Right. With clients ranging from Girl Scouts of America to Nike, her firm connects corporations and organizations to the consumer. Wells -- who founded her company when she was just 16 years old -- is also the author of a popular tween novel series, Mackenzie Blue. For her work -- both in business and publishing -- she's been named to Essence's 40 Under 40, Billboard's 30 Under 30 and Inc's 30 Under 30 -- and that's just a sample! Like Buzz Marketing Group's Facebook page.