NEW YORK, May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — USRowing is pleased to announce that the global leader in fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BR) has signed on as an official partner of the USRowing, supporting the organization and the US Women’s National Team.
In conjunction with USRowing, Broadridge will launch an elite athlete management program, providing employment for up to five female U.S. National Rowing Team prospects. The program will provide valuable work experience, a flexible work environment and economic support to US rowing athletes as they train for world championship, Olympic and Paralympic competition.
“We are thrilled to announce this exciting partnership with Broadridge and this innovative management training program,” said the CEO of USRowing. Amanda Kraus. “This partnership provides our Women’s National Team athletes with a great opportunity to succeed in the boat while building their careers with a world-class company.”
“USRowing’s vision and plan for performance and commitment to excellence is compelling and well aligned with our corporate culture, which is focused on creating the most engaging and supportive workplace for the most talented associates in our industry,” said Tim Gokey, CEO of Broadridge. “UNITED STATES female athletes are dedicated, driven and intelligent – exactly the kind of associates we seek, and this program will provide a talent pipeline for our business, while helping these athletes compete for their Olympic and Paralympic dreams. »
Select the United States Women’s National Team and Olympic/Paralympic hopefuls will be part of the program. The program will provide work experience and economic support to athletes during their training leading to Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, while providing exceptional employees with long-term employment prospects with Broadridge.
“Our vision is that this innovative and creative program will serve as a model for other companies who want to support our Olympic and Paralympic teams and athletes,” said Josy VerdonkschotUSRowing High Performance Director.
kate johnson, a US Olympian and director of integrated marketing – sports, media, entertainment at Google, will serve as USRowing’s advisor for the program. In Johnson’s previous role at Visa, she developed and oversaw an innovative and successful athlete internship program.
As part of the three-year partnership agreement, Broadridge will also be the presenting sponsor of the USRowing National Youth Championship and the USRowing Golden Oars Gala for 2022, 2023 and 2024.
Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR), a global fintech leader with $5 billion in revenue, provides the essential infrastructure that powers investment, corporate governance and communications to improve financial lives. We provide technology-driven solutions that drive business transformation for banks, brokerages, asset and wealth managers, and public companies. Broadridge’s infrastructure serves as a global communications hub enabling corporate governance by connecting thousands of public companies and mutual funds to tens of millions of individual and institutional investors worldwide. Our technology and operational platforms underpin daily transactions in more than the United States 9 trillion dollars stocks, fixed income and other securities globally. Certified Great Place to Work®, Broadridge is part of the S&P 500® Index, employing more than 13,000 people in 21 countries. For more information, please visit broadridge.com.
USRowing is a non-profit organization recognized by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee as the governing body for the sport of rowing in United States. USRowing has 83,000 individual members and 1,350 member organizations, providing rowing programs for everyone.
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