FORT MYERS, FL--(Marketwired - Nov 18, 2013) - Yippy, Inc. (OTC Pink: YIPI) (www.yippy.com) ("Yippy" or the "Company"), a unified search company known for its search clustering technology, "Big Data" consolidation, and eDiscovery tools, announced today that the Mr. Kenneth C. Jolly was appointed to the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board").
Mr. Jolly brings extensive board experience to the Company. He previously served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Football League Former Players Association (the "NFLFPA") in Washington, D.C., and also served as a member of the NFLFPA board from 1999-2006. Since 2006, Mr. Jolly has served as a Director of the Professional Athletes Foundation in Washington, DC, an organization that provides grants to former National Football League ("NFL") players in need, as well as develops programs to assist players as they transition to outside careers once their respective NFL careers conclude.
He has also served as a President and Director with multiple NFL chapter organizations, and is actively involved in promoting the health and wellness for all retired NFL players. Mr. Jolly played 2 years in the NFL and was a two-time special teams player of the year for the Kansas City Chiefs in 1984-1985 seasons. Mr. Jolly graduated from Mid America Nazarene College with a BS in Biology.
"I hope to expand the Company's reach," said Ken Jolly. He continued, "With my understanding of Yippy's technology capabilities, I believe there are numerous opportunities for the Company in previously untapped markets. I plan to expand that reach, using my business experience along with my personal and professional contacts. Particularly, I intend to use my experience in the charitable organization arena to influence the Company toward future philanthropic endeavors as a complement to its existing commercial success. I am a strong proponent in giving back to the community and positively influencing those people around you."
Richard Granville, Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors, stated, "We look forward to Ken joining us on Yippy's board. I truly value how Ken thinks and his straight-forward delivery. His winning attitude toward life will be of great value to the entire organization."
About Yippy, Inc.
Based in Fort Myers, Florida, Yippy, Inc. is a technology company that specializes in the development of search-based applications, data normalization and aggregation through application service environments for consumer and enterprise markets. Yippy's proprietary web-based product suites are deployed over cloud architecture and provide secure, redundant and maintained data services for businesses and education markets. The Company also operates several online web properties and educational reference portals. Investors can find current financial disclosure for the Company on www.otcmarkets.com.
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