Sports banquet set for June 4

GLOVERSVILLE – The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its 27th Annual Sports Award Banquet on June 4 at the Holiday Inn in Johnstown at 7 p.m. with keynote speaker Dedra DeLilli, TD Ameritrade’s Director of Corporate Sponsorships and Social Media Marketing and former Gloversville High School athlete.

Other highlights of the evening include the presentations of the top Fulton County Male and Female Athlete of the Year awards and recognition of each Fulton County high schools’ championship teams.

DeLilli has spent the last 13 years in marketing, 10 of those in financial services. She currently leads the Corporate sponsorships and social media marketing teams, having held several roles within TD Ameritrade over the past seven years.

On the corporate sponsorship side, she has accountability for developing, defining, and implementing TD Ameritrade’s corporate-wide sponsorship and sports marketing activation strategy.

Since TD Ameritrade first partnered with the U.S. Olympic Committee and U.S. Olympic Team in 2011, DeLilli has been responsible for managing the partnership and leading the firm’s activation plans around the London 2012 Olympic Games, Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, and is currently preparing for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. She is also responsible for assessing and recommending new sponsorship/sports opportunities that align with TD Ameritrade’s business objectives.

DeLilli received both a BA in Psychology and MBA from the University of Maine, Orono and also played Division I field hockey there. She was also an outstanding athlete for Gloversville High School in field hockey, indoor track and field, and outdoor track and field. She received a full athletic scholarship to the University of Maine to play Division I field hockey and went on to work there as the graduate assistant field hockey coach while completing her MBA. She currently resides in Hoboken, N.J.

A limited number of tickets are available at $25 per person and can be obtained at the chamber’s Gloversville office at 2 N. Main St. or at the Holiday Inn, N. Comrie Ave. in Johnstown.

Sponsorship opportunities also are available for chamber member businesses.

For more information, call the Chamber at 725-0641.