The Nationwide Ladies’s Soccer League in the present day introduced the addition of three senior-level hires to the entrance workplace, together with Dr. Andria Johnson as Senior Director of Folks and Inclusion, Bobbi-Sue Doyle-Hazard as Vice President of Authorized and Jordan Dolbin as Head of Social and Influencer Advertising.
“These three extremely achieved people carry with them extremely related expertise, having beforehand labored at groups, media corporations and different leagues,” stated NWSL Chief Folks and Tradition Officer Lauren Lopez. “Our league executives are integral in setting the tone and degree of excellence that we would like reverberating throughout the league, and I’m assured Andria, Bobbi-Sue and Jordan will assist us set new requirements and proceed our mission of making a league that successfully helps our fast progress.”
As Senior Director of Folks and Inclusion, Johnson will oversee the event and implementation of variety, fairness and inclusion applications within the entrance workplace and throughout the league. Working intently with gamers and employees, Johnson will spearhead the appliance of greatest practices that replicate the views and experiences of the league’s various group and supply strategic steering and administrative oversight geared towards fostering an inclusive setting for all.
“I couldn’t be extra thrilled to hitch this league and be ready to outline the variety, fairness, and inclusion technique,” stated Johnson. “The NWSL is residence to an exceptionally various group of gamers, coaches and employees and we are going to proceed to champion that variety as a part of our collective mission to create an setting the place all really feel supported and empowered to succeed. I sit up for working alongside my colleagues within the league workplace and on the membership degree to ascertain significant programming and initiatives that underscore the extremely essential position DEI performs each on and off the pitch.”
Because the league’s Vice President of Authorized, Doyle-Hazard will oversee all licensing and media rights agreements and sponsorship transactions, along with offering authorized experience relating to possession transactions, growth issues and different strategic initiatives. She may even help the league and golf equipment on mental property issues, together with trademark and copyright prosecution, upkeep and enforcement.
“I’m excited to hitch the NWSL at such a pivotal second when ladies’s sports activities have the highlight they’ve lengthy deserved,” stated Doyle-Hazard. “The NWSL is driving the business ahead and it’s an honor to play an element within the seismic modifications which can be occurring inside our league and past.”
In her position as Head of Social and Influencer Advertising, Dolbin will develop and information the league’s strategic use of social media to attach followers, gamers and influencers in a world dialog that successfully tells the story of the NWSL and its athletes, strengthens engagement from new and present fanbases and bolsters model and enterprise progress.
“I’m honored to be becoming a member of the NWSL household because the Head of Social and Influencer Advertising,” stated Dolbin. “The league is comprised of such a various and compelling group of athletes, and I’m excited to have the chance to inform their tales in recent and progressive methods as we proceed to develop our fanbase and solidify the league as a trailblazer in in the present day’s fast-paced sports activities panorama.”
About Dr. Andria Johnson
Dr. Johnson joins the NWSL following practically two years at Pink Ventures, the place she served because the Director of Folks Operations for RV Journey. Beforehand, she was the Senior Human Sources Director on the Dallas Mavericks of the Nationwide Basketball Affiliation (NBA)’s Dallas Mavericks, and spent three years on the NBA league workplaces, the place she served as a expertise acquisition recruiter.
Dr. Johnson acquired her Bachelor of Enterprise Administration diploma from the College of Central Oklahoma earlier than finishing her Grasp of Enterprise Administration at Ashford College and her Physician of Enterprise Administration in Human Useful resource Administration at Capella College.
She can also be lively with Ladies in Sports activities and Occasions (WISE) the place she serves as a WISE DFW WISE Inside Chair, accelerating skilled growth by connecting professional-level members to extra skilled members via private one-to-one mentoring and nationwide on-line assets.
About Bobbi-Sue Doyle-Hazard
Doyle-Hazard involves the NWSL from NBC Sports activities the place she was Counsel, Enterprise & Authorized Affairs, advising the enterprise on points associated to manufacturing and issues of first impression. She was additionally the principal enterprise affairs/ present lawyer for sports-related documentaries on NBC’s streaming service, Peacock. Previous to NBC, she served because the Assistant Common Counsel for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. She started her profession as Common Counsel and Director of Human Sources for the household of life sciences corporations underneath the New England Cryogenic Middle umbrella. She additionally frolicked as affiliate company counsel for Granite Telecommunications, a billion-dollar telecom firm simply outdoors Boston.
Doyle-Hazard graduated from the UMass Sport Administration and Authorized Research undergraduate applications and Penn State’s Dickinson College of Legislation. She is a powerful advocate for psychological well being wellness and breaking the stigma surrounding psychological sickness and is a founding board member of the Legal professionals’ Melancholy Venture, a non-profit centered on peer-to-peer help for authorized professionals.
About Jordan Dolbin
Dolbin beforehand spent practically eight years with the Nationwide Soccer League (NFL), all of which had been spent working within the league’s Social and Influencer Advertising division. She started her tenure as a social media content material coordinator, earlier than transferring over to social advertising, the place she finally got here to supervise all the NFL’s participant social advertising. She additionally frolicked working with the NBA’s Orlando Magic and Sporting Kansas Metropolis of the MLS.
Dolbin performed collegiate soccer at Cal State Fullerton and Baker College and obtained her Grasp’s diploma from the College of Minnesota’s Hubbard College of Journalism and Mass Communication.