James Grant Sports, a global leader in management and professional services, recently announced its hiring of Jeremy D. Pond to Director of Communications. He will oversee all public relations and media for JGS clients in the United States.
“We are thrilled to bring Jeremy into the James Grant Sports team,” said Lyle Yorks, JGS’s Global Managing Director. “With his experience and work ethic, he is a natural fit and will prove to be an important member as we head into 2014 and beyond.”
Mr. Pond brings almost two decades worth of experience in communications and public relations to JGS. He recently served as publicist and personal adviser to international soccer star Jozy Altidore. Mr. Pond is also Director of Media and Public Relations for the Jozy Altidore Foundation, a non-profit organization that assists underprivileged children and communities across the world. He was previously a Media and Public Relations Manager for three venues at Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Las Vegas resorts. At that same time, he served as Director of Media and Public Relations for Drai’s Management Group in Las Vegas.
“It is truly an honor to have the opportunity to work with one of the world’s premier sports agencies,” Pond said. “James Grant Sports is a global force in the areas of client services/representation and I am looking forward to assisting in the company’s growth and continued pursuit of excellence in the years to come.”
Mr. Pond holds a bachelor of science in communications and media studies from the State University of New York College at Brockport in Brockport, N.Y.