Digital Direct Holdings' Orange142 Names Scott Schult to Newly Created Role as Head of Strategy

Tourism Marketing Leader to Drive Growth for Orange142 & Its Brand Clients

HOUSTON, TX (November 7, 2022) – Direct Digital Holdings, a leading advertising and marketing technology platform, announced today that Scott Schult will be joining Orange142, a demand generation and digital advertising company, in the newly created role of Head of Strategy. Schult will help Orange142’s sales, account management, and marketing teams construct a more strategic approach to client outreach, retention, and production innovation. Schult comes to Orange142 from the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation, where he served as Chief Marketing Officer.   

Before leading marketing at the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation, Schult worked as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Earlier in his career, he held key roles at the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Primco Capital Management, Sierra Health Services, and Marriott Hotels.

“Scott brings unparalleled experience and innovative thought leadership in the travel and tourism industry, along with years of insights and relationships that will serve us well in helping Orange142 grow marketshare and market our services to a broad reach of industries,” said Mark Walker, CEO, Direct Digital Holdings. 

“Orange142 is a high-performance digital media company that successfully delivers unmatched value and transparency to its clients,” said Schult. “Their solutions are a big win for the travel and tourism brands I know well, as well as for a range of marketers looking for significant ROI from a team that understand the needs of mid-market businesses.” 

Schult holds a B.S. in Hospitality & Tourism Management and an M.S. in Marketing, both from Purdue University.

About Direct Digital Holdings

Direct Digital Holdings (Nasdaq: DRCT), owner of operating companies Colossus SSP, Huddled Masses and Orange 142, brings state-of-the-art sell- and buy-side advertising platforms together under one umbrella company. Direct Digital Holdings’ sell-side platform, Colossus SSP, offers advertisers of all sizes extensive reach within general market and multicultural media properties. The company’s subsidiaries Huddled Masses and Orange142 deliver significant ROI for middle market advertisers by providing data-optimized programmatic solutions at scale for businesses in sectors that range from energy to healthcare to travel to financial services. Direct Digital Holdings’ sell- and buy-side solutions manage approximately 90,000 clients monthly, generating over 100 billion impressions per month across display, CTV, in-app and other media channels. The company has been named a top minority-owned business by The Houston Business Journal.

About Orange142

Part of Direct Digital Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: DRCT), Orange142, LLC combines demand-side technology with real-time intelligence and data-driven strategy to support omnichannel marketing. Based in Austin, Texas, Orange142, LLC specializes in driving strong results for mid-market clients in CPG, higher education, government, travel/tourism, and wellness/beauty. For more information, visit

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LBG Public Relations for Direct Digital Holdings