Providing elite, Olympic, world-class champion female athletes for your VIP fundraising events, projects and keynote speaking opportunities
Yolanda L. Jackson is a strategic marketing professional with proven success at marketing athletes, directing promotional events and securing strategic partnerships that increase brand value. Through her in depth knowledge of athletes, she reengineered their public image and generated sponsorship revenue from some of the world’s leading corporations. She is a savvy business developer with the ability to cultivate and maintain strong alliances not only with athletes, but also with corporate sponsors, organizations, sports industry executives and the media.
In 2015, the USA Synchronized Swimming Board of Directors selected Yolanda as an Independent Director on the Board. In this role, Yolanda will be assisting in promoting the sport and working with the other Board members to increase its marketing and development capabilities. To read more about Yolanda, click here.
Yolanda L. Jackson & Associates, Inc specializes in matching elite, Olympic, world-class, champion and professional women athletes with:
- Sponsorship and endorsement prospects
- Corporate/sponsor events and projects
- Featured public speaking occasions
- Social responsibility advocacy
Athletes to Watch
I know that Billie Jean King gets so much of the credit for the success of Women’s Sports Foundation, and deservedly so. However, Yolanda Jackson has been equally important in the organization’s accomplishments and success, working tirelessly behind the scenes to make things happen. Quite simply, the WSF is a better place today because of Yolanda’s energy, positive outlook and total commitment to meeting the challenges at hand. She is a ‘winner’ in every sense of the word.
“Yolanda had a great working relationship with all of the athletes, sports executives and others in our world. Every year she worked hard to make the yearly Women’s Sports Foundation dinner an inspirational night for all involved. Her tireless dedication to the Women’s Sports Foundation, and the plight of women being accepted on the fields of play was exemplary and appreciated by all of us on the WSF board.”
As many of you know, Yolanda has been battling pancreatic cancer for over ten years but has finally lost the battle. She succumbed on Friday, July 5th… Read more “Remembering Yolanda L. Jackson”
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