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Monterey Bay Football Club Announces 1st Capital Bank as Official Bank and VIP Lounge Naming Rights Partner

By Christina Ferrante, 10/12/21, 10:00AM PDT


VIP Lounge at Cardinale Stadium to be formally called “1st Capital Bank Lounge”

VIP Lounge at Cardinale Stadium to be formally called “1st Capital Bank Lounge”

Seaside, Calif. (October 12, 2021) – Monterey Bay Football Club (Monterey Bay F.C.) today announced 1st Capital Bank, a locally owned and managed community bank headquartered in Monterey County, as their Official Banking and VIP Lounge Naming Rights partner. The newly named “1st Capital Bank Lounge” will feature complimentary food, beverages, and other exclusive amenities for VIP guests at Cardinale Stadium.

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

As a part of the partnership, 1st Capital Bank will be identified as the Official Bank of Monterey Bay F.C. in all promotional materials and will receive increased exposure on match days through in-stadium signage, digital banners, and social media presence.

“Becoming the team’s first-ever official banking partner is both an honor and a privilege for 1st Capital Bank,” said 1st Capital Bank President, Jon D. Ditlevsen. “We are looking forward to our partnership with Monterey Bay Football Club.”

Monterey Bay F.C. is currently accepting seat deposits for its 2022 USL Championship Inaugural Season. Learn more about Monterey Bay F.C. by following @MontereyBayFC on TwitterInstagram and Facebook and online at

The bank’s primary target markets are commercial enterprises, professionals, real estate investors, family business entities, and residents along the Central Coast region of California. The bank provides a wide range of credit products, including loans under various government programs such as those provided through the U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A full suite of deposit accounts also is furnished, complemented by robust treasury management services. The bank operates full-service offices in Monterey, Salinas, King City, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Cruz County.  The bank’s corporate offices are located at 150 Main Street, Suite 150, Salinas, California 93901. The main telephone number is (831) 264-4000.  Member FDIC | Equal Opportunity Lender | SBA Preferred Lender |