These Black Ladies Are Becoming a member of The Board of Administrators For Sports activities Betting Platform DraftKings
This week, sports betting company DraftKings announced the appointment of Jocelyn Moore and Valerie Mosley to its board of directors and appointed NBA legend Michael Jordan as the board’s new special advisor.
“I look forward to working closely with Valerie and Jocelyn as we continue to build DraftKings,” said Jason Robins, co-founder, CEO and chairman of DraftKings, in a press release. “They each bring unique skills that complement those of our existing members while bringing new perspectives and ideas to the table.”
Prior to joining DraftKings, Moore was executive vice president of communications and public affairs for the National Football League and is currently executive-in-residence at The Gathering Spot in Atlanta. “I am very excited to be a member of the DraftKings Board of Directors. With its innovative and engaging product offering, DraftKings has revolutionized the way sports fans consume content, ”said Moore in a press release.
As a responsible corporate citizen, DraftKings also does authentic, deliberate work in support of racial equality and social justice – as evidenced by today’s Board of Directors announcement and the company’s $ 1 million annual commitment to its Inclusion, Justice and Belonging initiative. I look forward to helping DraftKings continue to innovate for consumers and create value for shareholders. “
With years of leadership experience, Mosley founded a company called Upward Wealth, a technology platform that enables clients to grow their wealth. She has also worked for the global management firm Wellington Management Company LLP and has served numerous large clients.
“DraftKings is a rapidly growing company powerhouse with a strong, competitive, and compassionate management team. I look forward to helping DraftKings continue to deliver value to their shareholders and stakeholders, ”Mosley said in a press release.
“I have invested and advised in small private and large public companies and I am excited to help DraftKings continue their already impressive transition to being a smart, strategic and well-run public company.”