Anthony Precourt is the Founder, Majority Owner and Chief Executive Officer of both Two Oak Ventures and Austin FC. Austin FC is Major League Soccer’s 27th franchise and calls Q2 Stadium home. Q2 Stadium is a 100% privately-financed $260 million state of the art, soccer-specific stadium located near The Domain in North Austin. Austin FC's training grounds are located at the St. David's Performance Center, a 100% privately-financed $45 million training facility in North Austin (located just seven miles from Q2 Stadium).
Prior to his role with Two Oak and Austin FC, Precourt owned and operated Columbus Crew SC. Soccer operation highlights under his stewardship included qualifying for the MLS playoffs four out of five seasons, winning the Eastern Conference Championship in 2015 and hosting the MLS Cup that same season, and reaching the Eastern Conference Finals in 2017. Anthony also hired and retained Head Coach and Sporting Director Gregg Berhalter for five seasons before Gregg was appointed Head Coach of the US Men’s National Team. Business operation highlights under his stewardship include leading a highly successful club identity rebrand, securing the first ever stadium naming rights partner after the club had no such partner for its first 15 years, major capital improvements to the stadium and training grounds, and driving the club to unprecedented new high-water marks for the number of season tickets sold annually, number of sell-outs per season and aggregate corporate sponsorship commitments.
Since 2008, Precourt also serves as the Managing Partner of Precourt Capital Management, a private investment firm and family office advisor. From 2001 to 2008, Precourt was a portfolio manager and Director of Research for WHV Investment Management, a $12 billion public equity investment management company. Precourt started his career with financial analyst roles at both Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Banc Alex Brown.
Precourt and his family have a strong commitment to philanthropy through both the Precourt Foundation, and the 4ATX Foundation.
Precourt received a BA in Political Science from Pepperdine University and later earned an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Precourt, his wife Agatha, and their three children enjoy fishing, boating, wake surfing and skiing and love to travel the world. Anthony has visited 48 states in the US and over 40 countries across six continents.