The boss of our newest sponsor Sheldon Flanders Financial Services admits to being a huge sports fan and has been glued to the Commonwealth Games coverage and the glorious women’s Euros final when England became champions.
Karen Sheldon is the company founder and managing director of the Derby-based company which has become a valued silver sponsor.
Karen said: “The Birmingham Commonwealth Games were fantastic and watching the women footballers win was amazing. What a summer of sport!
“As experienced financial advisers we know that responsible investing long term brings rewards for the future.
“Working with the Derbyshire Institute of Sport we are excited to invest in the talent of local athletes and know that we are helping to support the gold medal winners of the future.
“Our motto is ‘financial health is financial wealth’ – so we can think of no better way to support our local community than an organisation which is committed to developing the health and fitness of young people at the very highest level.”
Sheldon Flanders Financial Services provides independent financial advice including pensions and investments advice to clients across the East Midlands.
It is committed to responsible investing and offers clients investment portfolios which focus on environmental and socially responsible funds.
DIS Managing Director Chloe Maudsley said: “We have a mission to support talented young people achieve their highest sporting potential.
“We work tirelessly to keep our costs for athletes as low as possible through a range of fundraising activities and sponsorship agreements.
“We are delighted that Sheldon Flanders has agreed to be our latest sponsor and we know that their support will make a difference to the young people we coach.”
Karen is pictured at the Derby Arena gym with institute coach Alex Van Enis.