Missouri State Soccer Captain Joins InterperformancesUSA    

WARREN, NJ, February 8, 2017 — Jack Griffin, a central midfielder who made an impact for the Missouri State University Bears since his freshman debut, has signed with InterperformancesUSA (IPZ), the company announced today.

The Beverley, England native was a mainstay in the Bears’ lineup playing in 71 of the Bears’ 73 matches during his tenure. Jack is known for his leadership and as captain his senior season, he led the team to a successful campaign.

Griffin compiled numerous honors beginning in his freshman year when he was named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman Team. The following season, Griffin received an All-MVC Honorable Mention. In 2015, he was the only Bear to be named to the All-MVC First Team and he capped off his senior campaign in 2016 with All-MVC Second Team honors. Griffin was also selected to the All-West Region Third Team twice, in 2015 and 2016.

“I really like the way InterperformancesUSA is run, I believe that I am genuinely cared for and it feels like I have joined a family,” said Griffin. “I am very excited to see where this can go, I feel we will achieve great things throughout this relationship and I cannot be more grateful to be a part of IPZ.”

“Jack is a prototypical holding midfielder who has the ability to control the rhythm of the game,” said Jeff Curtin, Managing Director of IPZ. “He breaks up a ton of plays defensively, is very strong in the air, and is technically gifted with the ball at his feet. Jack has the mindset and approach to be a great pro and we are delighted to have him officially join the IPZ family.”

Watch Griffin’s highlights from 2016 here.

About IPZ: InterperformancesUSA (IPZ) is a family-focused management, representation, and consulting firm, built on the integrity of its professionals, and developing whole life solutions for its clients. The firm is an alliance with Zito Partners. For more information, visit www.ipzusa.com.

About Zito Partners: Zito Partners builds, energizes and defends brands. A boutique firm representing a select group of clients from a range of industries, Zito Partners believes in a “ready, aim, fire” approach – understand the client…develop the appropriate strategy against the key target constituencies…and execute against the plan. And through its strategic alliance with Ketchum, Ketchum Zito Financial, Zito Partners is assisting additional clients with their financial communications needs.  For more information, visit www.zitopartners.com.


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