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
Yolanda is the gift that keeps on giving. She has a deep reservoir of knowledge, passion, contacts and friendship. Everyone wants to sit next to her!
“I met Yo over twenty years ago when I was a sportscaster for ESPN. I was covering the WTA’s Virginia Slims tennis tournament at Madison Square Garden when she came up to me during a break and introduced herself. I was impressed by her sports knowledge and the ease with which she communicated with me. I felt an instant connection that has lasted to this day. She is truly a unique and dedicated individual. She’s a loyal and trusted friend to all women athletes…and especially to me!”
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