The new home of the Loudoun Hounds (independent; Atlantic League) will be known as Edelman Financial Field upon its opening for the 2014 season.
Construction of the new ballpark began today after the official groundbreaking. Terms of the naming-rights deal struck between the firm and the Hounds ownership were not disclosed.
“With the commencement of the stadium’s construction today, introducing Edelman Financial Field as the home of the Loudoun Hounds and Virginia Cavalry FC is an amazing validation of Loudoun County, the Hounds and Cavalry FC,” said Bob Farren, VIP S&E’s founding CEO and president. “When I first met with Ric about this possibility months ago, it was crystal clear how committed Ric and his firm are to the community. We look forward to a long partnership and are proud to call Edelman Financial Field our home.” He added that Edelman Financial Services has signed a multiyear partnership for the naming rights with VIP Sports & Entertainment’s forthcoming venue.
Founded 25 years ago in Fairfax, Virginia, Edelman Financial Services LLC is now one of the nation’s largest financial planning and investment management firms in the country,* employing hundreds of people in the area. Its 33 offices include the Northern Virginia suburbs of Ashburn, Tysons Corner, Fairfax and Alexandria, as well as several in nearby Maryland.
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