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Podcast: A Conversation With Real Salt Lake’s President, John Kimball

Kaitlyn ClarkeBusiness Elevated Podcast

Business Elevated Podcast (Season 4 Episode 9)

This podcast series features business and government leaders discussing what it’s like to live and work in the great state of Utah.

The Business Elevated podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, YouTubeSpotify and Stitcher.



This episode features a conversation about Real Salt Lake with the organization’s president, John Kimball, and podcast host, Pete Codella, Go Utah’s communications director.

Kimball shares his experience as interim president and now president of the organization, what new ownership means for the team, and why he thinks Real soccer fans are some of the most passionate and loudest soccer fans in the country. He also talks about the stadium’s naming rights and why it is important to get the right partner, new players, including Major Soccer League’s youngest professional, Axel Kei, and the importance of developing homegrown soccer talent through the RSL Academy.