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Alan Rothenberg Named Interim Chairman of L.A. Sports Council

Apr 24, 2013

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Alan I. Rothenberg has been appointed interim chairman of the L.A. Sports Council
Alan I. Rothenberg, a prominent figure in the Los Angeles sports and business communities, has been named Interim Chairman of the Los Angeles Sports Council, it was announced today.

Rothenberg replaces Scott London, formerly of KPMG, who resigned from his position earlier this month as Chairman of the Sports Council board of directors.

Rothenberg will serve as the Interim Chairman until the Sports Council’s regularly scheduled board elections in the fall. Rothenberg had previously served as the organization’s Chairman from 2003-2011.

Rothenberg is the Founder and Chairman of 1st Century Bank and Chairman of Premier Partnerships, a sports and entertainment consulting, marketing, and sales company. He also is the current board chair for the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.

Rothenberg also has a considerable sports resume and is perhaps best recognized for his work in the sport of soccer. He spearheaded soccer’s rise in the U.S. during the 1990s as Chairman of the 1994 World Cup and the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup; President of the U.S. Soccer Federation; and, Founder of Major League Soccer, which began in 1996.

About the Los Angeles Sports Council: The Los Angeles Sports Council is a private, nonprofit organization that encourages economic and community development through the promotion of spectator sports programs in the Los Angeles and Orange County area, including support of our local teams and the attraction of events to the area. For more information visit

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