NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 22, 2023 – NFP, a leading property and casualty broker, benefits consultant, wealth manager, and retirement advisor, today announced a three-year partnership with D.C. United of Major League Soccer (MLS). The partnership includes opportunities for the NFP and D.C. United teams to work together on community engagement initiatives in and around the D.C. area.
“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. We look forward to aligning our brands and making an impact in the D.C. community.”
Founded in 1995, D.C. United are an inaugural MLS franchise. The club 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 D.C., Maryland and Virginia that lack equitable access to important resources. The foundation also educates and empowers the next generation and uses their platform to inspire people and support their visions.
“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 for 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 join NFP’s diverse sponsorship portfolio, which also 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. In addition, hockey legend Pat LaFontaine serves as an ambassador for NFP’s Sports and Entertainment Group.