We are a team of curious, quick-thinkers who are ready to jump in and change the world. We are marketers, creatives, strategists, and entrepreneurs. If any of that sounds like you, let’s get to work.
We help mission-driven nonprofits, startups, entrepreneurs, and small businesses succeed through our expertise in marketing, strategy, brand ideation, and more.
Through marketing, strategy, brand ideation and more, our team of marketers, creatives, strategists, and entrepreneurs create lasting change and a better world for generations to come.
We believe that history provides the best context for future decisions. Our experts dive deep with our clients to better understand their brand, to get to know their audiences, and their purpose. And we use that knowledge to build full-scale marketing plans that drive results.
Every project is the result of an idea, and every idea has a cause. What’s your cause?
We believe in what we do We have various industry executives focusing on strategy, market research copywriting, fundraising, donor management, etc.
We believe in ourselves We have over 30 collaborators in all disciplines of marketing such as social media, market strategy, design, etc.
We believe in you Our go to market programs are custom tailored for your business's unique circumstances.
We believe anything is possible It's in finding the magic to innovate your business model. We specialize in unique tactical approaches to change your business model.
We believe in earning your trust We believe in honesty and sincerity and forming an active partnership with all of our clients.
We do not believe in budget burn We don't discriminate on the size of your business.
Founder & CEO
Doug Younger is the Founder and CEO of 3STEPS4WARD, a technology savvy marketing company that helps startups and entrepreneurs succeed with digital marketing. Doug and his team are a full service minority owned small business marketing consulting and creative agency driven by the beliefs of positive social responsibility, mutually beneficial business, and personal reinvention.
Doug brings 19 years of international marketing, commercialization, and technology experience as an executive previously leading enterprises, startups, and nonprofits such as Siemens Healthcare, GE Healthcare, Baxter Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare, and Ekso Bionics. Doug is an accomplished technologist in cutting-edge industries such as software as a servicer (SaaS), artificial intelligence, virtual reality, powered-exoskeletons, implantable medical devices, and advanced medical imaging.
He specializes in innovative marketing approaches to lead generation, social media, personal brand management, customer relationship management, economic argumentation, web development, fact-based value proposition, geofencing, native advertising, podcasting, public relations, investor relations, and more. He earned an MBA in marketing and bioscience entrepreneurship from Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management in 2006.
Founder & CEO
Chief Operating Officer
Director of Digital Marketing & Content
Director of Operations
Chief Financial Officer
Director of Strategy
Marketing, Account Management
Lead Web Developer
Director of Market Research
Systems and Processes Development
Web Developer Intern
Director of Business Development
Social Media Intern
Web Development Intern
UI/UX Developer, Researcher