Ty has worked in the social media industry for half a decade now. He has managed social media platforms for theatres, local businesses, bands, and his own personal brand. During his senior year of college, Ty became a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Student Shorty Award. Out of thousands of other college students, he showed how his engagement with brands, fellow students, and industry leaders helped to set him apart from the crowd; which lead to him placing in the finalist category. Today, Ty helps others find the power behind social media and how to engage the world around them.