Minnesota United CEO Chris Wright has been unanimously voted onto the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (SPACC), the club announced today.
“We are very excited to welcome Chris Wright to the Chamber Board of Directors,” said SPACC President and CEO, B Kyle. “As a trusted leader in his industry, his perspective will be a great addition to our current efforts of looking for ways to cast a wider net across the broader community.”
Tom Whaley, the 2018 SPACC Board Chair and Executive Vice President of the St. Paul Saints, added: “The Saint Paul Area Chamber Board of Directors is a skillful and engaged group of professionals and we are eager for Chris Wright to join us and bring his unique vision and experience to the table.”
SPACC is a dynamic network of businesses and individuals serving the business community across the East Metro, with more than 1,200 Twin Cities companies –– ranging from not-for-profit to government organizations –– among its members. Through events, advocacy and other programming efforts, SPACC serves as a beneficial gateway to business advantage for its members.
“It’s a tremendous honor to join the board of the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce,” said MNUFC CEO Wright. “I feel like the team has already been welcomed warmly during the construction of Allianz Field, and we’re looking forward to becoming a big part of a vibrant and thriving employer community in Saint Paul.”
Minnesota United’s next home match is on Saturday, March 31 at 7:00 p.m. CT against Atlanta United. With over 13,000 season ticket holders, the best way to guarantee your spot at Allianz Field is to become a season ticket holder today. Tickets available at MNUFC.COM or by calling 763.4SOCCER.