Our Consultant – The Trail Starts Here!


Jay Young, PhD, LPCC

Dr. Jay is the Founder and President of College Bound Advantage and has over 20 years of college academic advising experience. Prior to forming College Bound Advantage in 2016, he completed his 13th year at Ohio Dominican University as an Associate Professor of Management and Leadership.

Over the years he has served ODU as Chair of the Division of Business (5 years), Director of the Graduate Business Programs (5 years), and Interim Dean of Academic Programs (2 years).

Prior to ODU, he served as Dean of the Graduate School of Business at Franklin University and Director of the Leadership Center at Texas Christian University (TCU).

Dr. Jay holds a PhD in Higher Education Administration, an MA in Counseling from The Ohio State University and an MS in Management from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Additionally, he is licensed in Ohio as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).