The Inaugural Collegiate Bowl Game Becomes Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl Presented By Stifel
IT News Wire
LOS ANGELES – Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl named Stifel (NYSE: SF), a global wealth management and investment banking company, as its presenting partner. As a part of the agreement, the inaugural collegiate football game, which features Mountain West’s No. 1 selection versus Pac-12’s No. 5 selection after the CFP selection, will be known as Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl Presented By Stifel.
“We are excited to partner with Stifel to deliver the Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl,” said Jason Gannon, executive director, Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl Presented By Stifel. “Stifel’s commitment to providing a ‘client first’ service culture is consistent with our vision to create memorable college bowl game experiences at SoFi Stadium.”
The agreement serves as Stifel’s first college football partnership and will expand the firm’s presence in Southern California. Stifel will also be incorporated throughout the bowl game’s branding, as well as represented in the uniform patch that will adorn each participating team’s uniform.
“With a state-of-the-art stadium, a glamorous backdrop, two celebrated football programs — and of course, one Jimmy Kimmel — the inaugural Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl will bring together sportsmanship and showmanship for a fantastic weekend of college football,” said Ron Kruszewski, CEO, Stifel.
Stifel will join the bowl game’s community efforts, working closely with its community partners: Inglewood-based One For All, Boys and Girls Club LA Harbor and Boys and Girls Club LA Metro. Recently, the bowl game worked with the Boys and Girls Club LA Harbor to donate 2,500 books to 1,200 middle- and grade-school students at the Harry Bridges Span School in Wilmington, Calif.
Held on Saturday, December 18 at 4:30 p.m. at SoFi Stadium, Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl Presented By Stifel will be the first collegiate football game at the stadium. Working with its partners, the bowl game will host a number of immersive events and activities leading up to and on game day. To learn how to attend Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl Presented By Stifel, go to www.LABowlGame.com for more information on individual and group tickets, as well as suites.