Patriot League announces partnership with TIAA

By on September 16, 2021 0

BETHLEEM, Pennsylvania – The Patriot League has entered into a deal with TIAA to become the main sponsor of the 2021 Patriot League football season. TIAA will also be the official retirement planning partner of the Patriot League.

TIAA, a leading provider of financial services, will be present with the Patriot League throughout the 2021-22 academic year.

“We are delighted to welcome a trusted brand like TIAA as a League partner,” said Patriot League Commissioner Jennifer Heppel. “Our shared values ​​of integrity and helping people achieve their goals make them an ideal partner. “

“At TIAA, we are dedicated to the success of every customer,” said Marty Willis, Director of Marketing. “We are proud to support an organization like the Patriot League, whose mission of supporting student-athletes aligns with ours to help clients achieve their goals.

This sponsorship was secured by JMI Sports, the exclusive media rights partner of the Patriot League.


With an award-winning 1 With a history of consistent investment performance, TIAA ( is the leading provider of financial services to academia, research, medicine, culture and government. TIAA has $ 1.3 trillion in assets under management (as of 6/30/2021 2) and offers a wide range of financial solutions, including investment, banking, advisory and education, and retirement services.


The Patriot League is in its fourth decade of academic and athletic success, continuously demonstrating that student-athletes can excel in both academics and athletics without sacrificing high standards. The sporting success of the Patriot League is achieved while its member institutions remain committed to its founding principle of admitting and developing student-athletes who are academically representative of their class. Participation in athletics in the institutions of the Patriot League is considered an important part of a well-rounded education.


JMI Sports is a leading media rights and site development company offering collegiate multimedia rights management, sponsorship sales agency representation and highly recognized project management expertise for the development of sports facilities. collegial and professional. The business serves to maximize the economic potential of each client through personalized initiatives, from marketing and branding solutions to facility design strategies that make every client’s vision a reality. JMI Sports manages an impressive list of collegiate multimedia rights partnerships, including the University of Kentucky, Clemson University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, Harvard University, DePaul University and joint ventures of the University of Georgia and Columbia University. (with Learfield IMG College) and the University of Notre Dame (with Legends). JMI Sports also represents several high profile conferences including the Ivy League, Mid-American Conference, Mountain West Conference, Southern Conference, Patriot League and Atlantic 10 Conference. Additionally, JMI Sports serves as a third-party sales representation for top venues and events including the Breeders’ Cup, Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center, and Penn Relays. The company’s Facilities Development team is currently working with Legends on the new Aztec Stadium and Mission Valley development for San Diego State University in San Diego, California. Celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2021, JMI Sports was founded by CEO Erik Judson and tech entrepreneur John Moores, former owner of the San Diego Padres.

1The Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leader for Consistent Return rating, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120 months. Lipper Leaders fund ratings do not constitute and are not intended to constitute investment advice or an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities of any entity in any jurisdiction. For more information, see The price is based on a review of the risk-adjusted performance of 39 companies for 2016, 36 for 2017, 35 for 2018 and 2019 and 30 for 2020. The price is only for TIAA-CREF mutual funds in the asset class mixed. . Some funds have fee waivers in effect. Without such exemptions, the odds could be lower. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. For current performances, rankings and prospectuses, please visit
2Based on approximately $ 1.3 trillion in assets under management in Nuveen affiliates and TIAA investment management teams as of 6/30/2021.


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