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InterperformancesUSA Brings Former NFL QB David Garrard Aboard

According to a company press release, former NFL All-Pro quarterback David Garrard has joined InterperformancesUSA (IPZ) as a consultant for the football group.

Garrard was drafted in the fourth round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars,  where he played until 2010. He signed with the Miami Dolphins in 2012, but underwent arthroscopic surgery and missed all four preseason games. The Dolphins released him shortly after. He signed with the New York Jets in 2013, until he retired due to chronic knee issues.

He began preparing for a life after football during his NFL career, when he got involved in philanthropic efforts. He started the David Garrard Foundation aimed at helping single mothers battling breast cancer, which his mother battled, in addition to children dealing with Chron’s Disease, which he battled himself.

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David Garrard Joins the IPZ Team

WARREN, NJ, February 1, 2017 — Former NFL All-Pro quarterback David Garrard has joined InterperformancesUSA (IPZ) as a consultant for the football group, the company announced today.

Garrard had a successful NFL career that spanned over a decade, the majority being with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was also a member of the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets’ organizations. During his NFL tenure, he made two playoff appearances and earned a spot in the 2009 Pro Bowl.

In addition, Garrard began his philanthropic efforts off the field at the beginning of his professional career. He started the David Garrard Foundation aimed to help single mothers battling Breast Cancer, as his mother did, as well as children dealing with Crohn’s Disease, which Garrard himself has battled.

Garrard’s passion for helping others paired with his experience as a professional athlete and success after his playing days, will be exceedingly beneficial to IPZ athletes.

“Joining the IPZ team will enable me to work with young athletes once again, and provide guidance at a critical time in their lives,” said Garrard.

“As an athlete, David was a ‘player’s player,’ someone everyone looked up to for his integrity and values. We are thrilled David has joined IPZ for the same reasons,” said Robert Zito, Managing Director of IPZ. “He has lived his life consistent with the values we are built on: integrity, family, and an understanding that life offers opportunities not just now, but later in careers. We help our athletes plan for both.”

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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