NFP Partners with Major League Soccer Team

IBA - February 24, 2023 - Property-casualty broker NFP has announced a three-year partnership with Major League Soccer team D.C. United.

The partnership includes opportunities for NFP and D.C. United to work together on community engagement initiatives in and around the Washington, D.C., area, the broker said.

“We’re very excited about our partnership with D.C. United,” said Ethan Foxman, president of NFP’s Atlantic region. “From the top down, D.C. United is a first-class organization, and we look forward to aligning our brands and making an impact in the D.C. community.

D.C. United, founded in 1995, is an inaugural MLS franchise. The team has won four MLS Cups, four Supporters Shields, three US Open Cups and six Eastern Conference championships. Through the D.C. United Foundation, the club serves populations in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia that lack equitable access to resources.

“Our partnership with NFP maintains one of our core priorities here at D.C. United, to partner with category-leading brands that are leaders in their respective fields,” said Danita Johnson, president of business operations at D.C. United. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to have NFP join us as one of our extremely valued Platinum Partners. As part of this partnership, NFP will enjoy preeminent branding throughout Audi Field, as well as marketing and merchandising assets.”

D.C. United joins NFP’s sponsorship portfolio, which includes two other MLS clubs, Austin FC and New York City FC; the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders; PGA tour professionals Jim Furyk and Darren Clarke; The St. James; the Palm Beach North Athletic Foundation; and Rugby Canada. Hockey legend Pat LaFontaine serves as an ambassador for the company’s sports and entertainment group.