Partnership Led by Jennifer Tepper Mackesy and Todd Boehly Enter Exclusive Negotiations to Finalize Acquisition of NWSL’s Washington Spirit

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WASHINGTON — Jennifer Tepper Mackesy, a former elite soccer player at The College of William & Mary, retail executive, and philanthropist, and Todd Boehly, Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Eldridge, and an owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Los Angeles Sparks, have formed a proposed ownership group and entered into exclusive negotiations to purchase a controlling interest in the Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The group of new investors includes Jonathan Goldstein, Cain International CEO, and Kendrick Ashton and Craig Dixon, graduates of The College of William & Mary, and Co-founders, and Co-CEOs of The St. James, a Washington, DC-based sports, wellness, and entertainment platform. Together, they expect to enter a strategic relationship with The St. James that will focus on performance training and nutrition for the players, youth soccer programming, and brand partnerships. Mackesy will serve as the club’s Governor for all league matters should the deal close and receive approval from the NWSL Board of Governors. Read More

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