Sacramento Republic FC’s lead investor Kevin Nagle announced over a dozen Sacramento business leaders who will join the team’s investment group if club is granted MLS expansion rights.
The list of investors includes Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Urijah Faber, who also owns Ultimate Fitness in downtown Sacramento.
“I’m thrilled to partner with this esteemed group of local business people,” said Nagle. “Their collective investment in Sacramento Republic FC further bolsters the profile and financial strength of our ownership group, getting us another step closer toward our goal of a Major League Soccer franchise.”
In addition to Faber, the investment group includes Fulcrum Property President and founder Mark L. Friedman, Pacific Coast Building Products President Dave Lucchetti, Buzz Oates Group of Companies Chairman Phil Oates, and the Benvenuti Family Trust.
Sleep Train founder and CEO Dale Carlsen, 01 Communications founder Brad Jenkins, Jonna (founder and CEO of Visionary Integration Professionals) and Roger Ward, Kids Care Dental Founder Dr. Aaron Reeves, Sacramento Jet Center President Scott Powell, Fahn Brother Properties founder Ken Fahn, and business executive and philanthropist Lisa Parker round out the newly announced additions to the group.