These Two Black Women Were Just Appointed to Gaming Company DraftKings' Board of Directors
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These Two Black Women Were Just Appointed to Gaming Company DraftKings' Board of Directors

We love to see it! Sports betting operator, DraftKings just announced the appointment of Valerie Mosley and Jocelyn Moore to its board of directors.

According to a press release, the ladies will join NBA legend, Michael Jordan, who has just been named as the board’s Special Advisor.

“I am very much looking forward to working closely with both Valerie and Jocelyn as we continue to grow DraftKings,” said Jason Robins, the company’s co-founder, chairman of the Board, and CEO in a press statement. “They each bring a unique skill set that will complement those of our existing members while simultaneously bringing new perspectives and ideas to the table.”

Prior to joining DraftKings, Moore served as the executive vice president of Communications and Public Affairs for the National Football League and currently holds the seat as the Executive-In-Residence at The Gathering spot in Atlanta.

“I am thrilled to serve on the DraftKings’ Board of Directors. With its innovative and engaging product offerings, DraftKings has revolutionized the way sports fans consume content,” said Moore in a statement.

Mosley also brings years of leadership experience to the table having founded a company called Upward Wealth, a wealth-tech platform designed to help customers grow their net worth. She also managed numerous big clients during her tenure at global management firm, Wellington Management Company L.L.P.

“I have invested in and advised small private companies and large public ones, and I’m excited to help DraftKings continue its already impressive transition into a smart, strategic, and well-managed public company,” said Mosley in a press statement.