(East Los Angeles, CA) [From The Editor’s Desk]: Although the majority of consistent “off-season” news-making changes for LAFC have been focused on player signings, new contracts, transfers, etc. and “top-to-bottom” pre-season preparations, they still found the time to make those merited staff and personnel promotions in a like manner, as the official “kick-off” to the season starts in just about two more weeks.
The recipient of the Club’s major promotional decision is the subject of this very important piece. Here’s their recent press rannouncement regarding the advancement of Stacy Johns.
LAFC PROMOTES STACY JOHNS TO CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) recently announced the Club has promoted Stacy Johns to Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer.
Johns joined the Black & Gold in August 2020 as CFO from the Indianapolis Colts (NFL). In this role, Johns has led the Club’s finance and accounting departments, along with people operations, while coordinating fiscal planning, accountability and strategy across all segments of its business. She will now also oversee a number of revenue generating verticals, as well as data strategy, IT, and stadium operations.
A graduate of Butler University, Johns worked 16 years as a key leader in finance and accounting with the Colts, where she spent her final six years as the team’s Vice President of Finance & HR. The Indiana native began her career as a CPA, spending time with firms Ernst & Young and Eli Lilly. She currently serves as a board member of the L.A. Sports Council.
ABOUT LOS ANGELES FOOTBALL CLUB
The 2022 MLS Cup Champion Los Angeles Football Club has represented the greater Los Angeles area in Major League Soccer since 2018. The two-time Supporters Shield Champions, LAFC is dedicated to building a world-class soccer club that represents the diversity of Los Angeles and is committed to delivering an unrivaled experience for fans. LAFC’s ownership group is comprised of local leaders and innovators of industry with intellectual capital, financial prowess, operations expertise and success in the fields of entertainment, sports, technology and media. LAFC is invested in the world’s game and Los Angeles, constructing and developing the 22,000 seat BMO Stadium and a top-flight training center on the campus of Cal State Los Angeles.