Sac Soccer announces new executive team with familiar names

Sacramento Business Journal

Sacramento Republic FC’s ownership group Sac Soccer Holdings & Entertainment Holdings has announced a new executive team, with some names familiar in local sports business.

Kunal Merchant and Ben Gumpert will be in the respective roles of senior adviser and chief operating officer/senior adviser for Sac Soccer. Merchant played a visible role in the Sacramento Kings’ recent effort to put the team under new ownership and then build a new downtown arena, while Gumpert came from the NBA front office in 2013 to help launch new initiatives under the Kings’ new owners.

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