Austin FC announced today Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Austin Telco Federal Credit Union, The UPS Store, and UBEO as Official Club partners.
“As the Club moves into our third season, we are fortunate and grateful to welcome five new partners, each of whom will help Austin FC continue to achieve our mission of generating goodwill across our community with impactful, Austin-based programming,” said Austin FC President Andy Loughnane.
AMD, the high-performance and adaptive computing leader that has been part of the Austin technology community since 1979, will join forces with Austin FC as an official Community Partner. As part of the partnership, AMD and Austin FC will team up to host a community event at Q2 Stadium in 2023.
“At AMD, we are all about pushing the limits of innovation to bring new computing experiences to billions of people around the world,” said John Taylor, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at AMD. “We are thrilled to partner with Austin FC, who shares our passion for delivering world-class experiences and premier sports to the Austin community.”
Austin is home to more than 3,400 AMD employees who are focused on advancing the future of computing across the data center, embedded, gaming and PC markets. Billions of people, leading Fortune 500 businesses and cutting-edge scientific research institutions around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work and play.
Chevron, one of the world’s largest energy companies, will partner with Austin FC on local community and environmental initiatives. Chevron will additionally be working across Austin to provide local boys and girls access to high-level soccer training and personal development activities to continue its support of the community.
As the Official Energy Partner of Austin FC, Chevron will receive entitlement of the southeast corner of Q2 Stadium that will officially be named the Chevron Community Corner. During each home match, all Austin FC corner kicks will trigger a community giveback initiative. Chevron will also be the new presenting partner for the ceremonial Match Ball Delivery before each Austin FC home match.
“Chevron is proud to be the Official Energy Partner of Austin FC and support the organization’s youth soccer initiatives,” said Jeff Gustavson, President of Chevron New Energies. “We believe a lower carbon future runs on innovation and Chevron is excited to help advance that in Texas.”
Austin Telco Federal Credit Union
Austin Telco Federal Credit Union, a member-owned community financial institution serving the Austin metropolitan area since 1941, joins forces with Austin FC as the Club’s Official Credit Union. One of the feature components of the partnership is entitlement for the Austin Telco Terrace – the 300-level concourse on the west side of Q2 Stadium – as well as two new murals created by local Austin artists.
Each year, Austin FC and Austin Telco will host two Hispanic Austin Leadership events at Q2 Stadium, offering free classes on a variety of leadership and financial topics. The partnership will showcase additional community giveback initiatives during the season throughout the Austin community.
“We are so excited to partner with Austin FC,” said Austin Telco CEO Robert Hernandez. “This new partnership reflects our desire to align ourselves with companies that share and promote one of our core values, ‘People helping people.’ We admire their presence within the community and appreciate their support for local Austin businesses. This partnership further illustrates they are committed to Austin, and we look forward to collaborating with Austin FC to help educate and build true financial futures for the entire community.”
As part of their new partnership, Austin FC and The UPS Store will host an Education Day event at Q2 Stadium, providing a unique field trip opportunity for local students from underserved communities.
The partnership will also include The UPS Store Hometown Heroes, a new program which will recognize three (3) Austinites annually for their work in making Austin a better place to live, work, and play.
Austin original, UBEO Business Services, is now the Official Office Equipment provider of Austin FC. UBEO’s partnership with Austin FC will focus on community impact initiatives.
Founded in 2005, UBEO has expanded nationally in last 5 years acquiring 22 companies. UBEO specializes in office workflow solutions and is a proud provider of Canon, Ricoh, Xerox, and other leading technology brands.
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