Monterey Bay Football Club Announces First Capital Bank Appointment As Official Bank Naming Rights Partner and VIP Lounge | 2021-10-13 | Press Releases

The VIP lounge at the Cardinale stadium will be officially called the 1st Capital Bank lounge

SALINAS, Calif., October 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – 1st Capital Bank (OTC Pink: FISB) announced its business partnership alliance with Monterey Bay Football Club (MBFC) as the official naming rights partner for the bank and VIP lounge. The new one named 1st Capital Bank Lounge is located in the new Cardinale Stadium on the California State University Monterey Bay campus. This is the home of the new USL team, The Union.

“We are delighted to partner with Monterey Bay Football Club. 1st Capital Bank Lounge at Cardinale Stadium will provide an unforgettable VIP experience for many match days to come, ”said 1st Capital Bank, CEO, Sam Jimenez.

As part of the partnership, 1st Capital Bank will be identified as the official bank for Monterey Bay FC in all promotional material and will benefit from increased visibility on match days through stadium signage, digital banners and social media presence.

“Becoming the team’s very first official banking partner is both an honor and a privilege for 1st Capital bank, ”said 1st Chairman of Capital Bank, Jon D. Ditlevsen. “We look forward to our partnership with Monterey Bay Football Club. & CloseCurlyDoubleQuote;

“We are really excited to announce that 1st Capital Bank is our official bank and to recognize it as a naming rights partner for our VIP lounge & CloseCurlyDoubleQuote; said Mike DiGiulio, president of Monterey Bay FC. “We believe it is essential to partner with companies that share our desire to be deeply rooted in our community. 1st Capital Bank captures the essence of what it means to be a true servant to its community and we are delighted to welcome it into our family. ”

About 1st Capital Bank

The bank’s primary target markets are commercial businesses, professionals, real estate investors, family businesses, and residents of the California Central Coast region. The bank offers a wide range of credit products, including loans under various government programs such as those provided by the US Small Business Administration and the US Department of Agriculture. A full range of deposit accounts are also provided, complemented by strong cash management services. The bank operates full-service offices in Monterey, Salinas, King City, San Luis Obispo and Santa Cruz County. The head office of the bank & CloseCurlyQuote; is located at 150 Main Street, Suite 150, Salinas, California 93901. The primary telephone number is 831.264.4000. FDIC Member | Equal Opportunity Lender | Preferred Lender SBA |

About Monterey Bay FC

On February 1, 2021, the United Soccer League (USL) announced that Monterey Bay Football Club (Monterey Bay FC) joined the USL Championship for the 2022 season. The club will play on the campus of California State University, Monterey Bay ( CSUMB) and is privately investing millions to modernize the existing facilities of what is now known as Cardinale Stadium, bringing the site’s capacity to 6,000. Monterey Bay FC is run by owner and chairman Ray Beshoff, who, alongside a dedicated group of local investors, revealed the club’s official crest and colors in July 2021; a badge designed by and for the regional community. The club’s football operations are led by Frank Yallop, two-time MLS Coach of the Year, who will serve as the club’s athletic director and head coach, and assistant coach Ramiro Corrales, a native of Salinas. Learn more about Monterey Bay FC on

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