Nancy Atufunwa

Nancy Atufunwa

Director of Marketing, USA Water Polo

Nancy Atufunwa is the director of marketing for USA Water Polo, where she leads the department's focus on stewarding the USA Water Polo brand, promotion of the men’s and women’s National/Olympic Teams, event promotion, merchandising management, sponsor development, cultivation/activation and community engagement. Atufunwa has a strong background in Olympic sports having spent 10 years working within the Olympic and Paralympic movement where she led agency teams in strategic development, negotiations and activation programs for high-profile brands such as Toyota Motor North America, Chobani Yogurt, Marriott International and DeVry Education Group. Additionally, she has worked within the professional and collegiate sports landscape spending time at Learfield, Boston University, the University of Louisville, the Denver Broncos and Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (Denver Nuggets and Colorado Rapids). Atufunwa earned bachelor’s degrees in business administration and communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master’s degree in sport administration from the University of Louisville.