LAS VEGAS, USA // Deandra Duggans recently joined the Las Vegas Aces (WNBA) in January 2022 as VP of Brand Marketing. In her new role, she is responsible for leading brand strategy and overseeing day-to-day management of marketing, partnership marketing initiatives, content, and innovation for the Aces brand.
She previously spent six seasons as the Director of Advertising and Branding at the Baltimore Ravens where she helped develop long-term strategy and seasonal marketing plans for all initiatives and events to fuel consumer demand and strengthen the Ravens brand connection with fans. Before joining the Ravens, Deandra spent four years at Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia and the face of conventions, sports, entertainment and cultural events within our nation’s capital. She most recently served as the Marketing Manager for the Sports and Entertainment Division where she oversaw Events DC’s advertising buys and developed marketing opportunities for the city’s large-scale sports events.
Deandra was born and raised in Washington, DC and graduated from N.C. State (B.S., ’06) and Georgia State (M.S., ’09) where she serves on the Sport Management Advisory Board and was named an honoree of GSU’s Alumni Association "40 Under 40" (Class of 2020). She is also a 2017 graduate of the Business Volunteers of Maryland’s GIVE Fellowship, a fellowship that prepares rising leaders in Baltimore for civic engagement and community leadership and teaches Strategic Sports Marketing at Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies.