Future Life Wealth Management is backing the Sheffield Sharks that features a sponsorship deal after bosses of these two struck up an unlikely friendship.
Future Life, which can be operating out of Renishaw, will sponsor the basketball team’s shirts using the year which starts tomorrow (Friday, September 29).
Jillian Thomas, managing director of Future Life, said she’d become friends with DBL Sharks Sheffield head coach Atiba Lyons because, despite in a variety of fields, one of several lots alike. The bride and groom met in 2015 when Atiba approached Jillian for business support when she was president of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
“As soon even as we met we hit rid of it. I knew clearly there was some connection,” said Jillian.
“I had the misfortune of becoming depressed by way of the Boxing Day Tsunami and Atiba witnessed 9/11, and then we have both seen major world-changing events that changed us.
“The Tsunami would have been a terrible tragedy, but it surely had also been a level within my situation. It inspired me to make note of my future life C and that’s just the spot the fact that company and even name originated from. So i recognize that 9/11 experienced a major regards to Atiba.”
Future Life Wealth Management was setup by Jillian this season and features won numerous awards. The firm gives a bespoke financial planning will generators of wealth, typically businesses, executives and professionals, and receivers of wealth, just as inheritors, divorcees, widows and retirees.
This year the company will represent finance within the 2017 Parliamentary Review, an essential propose that is certainly shipped to much more than 250,000 leading business people and policymakers.
Jillian is immediate past president of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, simply the second woman to hold held the post within the chamber’s 160 year history, together with a regular expert guest on BBC 5Live and BBC Radio Sheffield.
Atiba said: “I am delighted that her firm is backing the Sharks for pick up, when we finally anticipate to enhance our fourth place finish and obtain towards highest where you should be.
“Although Jill and that i may look many miles apart, we realised there’s lot with our past that is definitely similar. And in some cases witnessing those major events, the two of us was lacking it very easy as youngsters. Mine was becoming an adult in Brooklyn, Jill’s was slightly less extreme; she’d undiagnosed dyslexia along with to acquire annually from her studies because of glandular fever. And then we all have both battled with adversity to attend where we’re also now.”
Jillian said: “The sponsorship is a mark to your friendship, but because Sheffield really is a sporting city. Most people imagine Wednesday and United, but there are several diverse types of sport you may go and watching. Just like a city we need to celebrate sport all the more and encourage a great number of to join.”