Sporting KC Announces Mazuma Credit Union as Official Mortgage Lender


Sporting Kansas City today announced an expanded first-team partnership with Mazuma Credit Union through the 2025 Major League Soccer season. Mazuma is now recognized as the “Official Mortgage Lender” of Sporting Kansas City and, to mark the occasion, Mazuma is increasing its presence in the stadium and enhancing opportunities for Sporting fans to interact with the credit union.

“This partnership is exciting for us as we have great mortgage offers and a dedicated team ready to help Kansas City with their mortgage needs, whether it’s a first mortgage or a refinance, we have many options that respond to our members where they are.” said Deonne Christensen, President and CEO of Mazuma. “It’s still a good time to buy a home, and we’re here to help. As the team’s official mortgage lender, fans will see an even greater Mazuma presence across all Sporting touchpoints.

“The partnership between Sporting and Mazuma is a winning combination of two local organizations dedicated to the Kansas City community,” said Jake Reid, President and CEO of Sporting Kansas City. “Mazuma offers best-in-class mortgages exclusively for Kansas Citians, so we are proud to partner with their organization to highlight these offers for our local fanbase.”

“Sporting Kansas City is thrilled to extend their fantastic partnership with Mazuma Credit Union as we welcome them to our First Team family,” said Jon Moses, vice president of corporate partnerships for Sporting Kansas City. “Our two companies already have such strong ties and we look forward to continuing to grow together in the future.”

Mazuma maintains its presence at the state-of-the-art Children’s Mercy Park with naming rights to Mazuma Plaza, which is the stadium’s largest landmark and a primary entry point for guests attending games and events. events, as well as the Mazuma gate located on State Avenue.

Additionally, the Mazuma Mezzanine is an upscale space located in the northeast corner of the world-class venue with all-inclusive food and beverage services for up to 60 people. Along with the expanded partnership, Mazuma plans to build a new structure for the space that will create experiential opportunities for Sporting fans to interact with the credit union, including free drinks for Mazuma members and free gifts for young people passing through the Mezzanine.

Mazuma is also a presenting partner of Argyle Ace, a 50/50 fundraising raffle that features weekly prizes and a progressive cash jackpot to support The Victory Project in its mission to help children overcome all the challenges of the life. The promotion raised over $13,000 for The Victory Project in its first year in 2021.

“We truly value our partnership with Sporting for its focus on the Kansas City community and the local ties that bind us together,” Christensen said. “We look forward to continuing this partnership in the future and bringing Mazuma and its services to Sporting fans across the Metro.”

About Mazuma Credit Union

Mazuma Credit Union leverages its passion, leadership and innovation to address challenges that affect communities with a corporate social responsibility program that emphasizes financial well-being, community investment and development and support of the arts to foster community enrichment. The Mazuma Foundation, established in 2015, strives to provide resources and grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the Kansas City area. For more information, visit


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