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Orlando City appoints Eber to front office

Official release from Orlando City SC

Forrest Eber, who previously served as Assistant Commissioner of Business and Operations for the West Coast Conference, has officially joined the Orlando City SC front office, the club announced Monday.

Eber has spent extensive time working with the U.S. Soccer Federation- holding a strong soccer and business background that will transition over to the Lions' front office as the club heads into 2013 offseason.

Eber officially joined the Orlando front office on September 30 and becomes the club's Chief Financial Officer. His primary duties will be to assist Orlando City's ownership group on all fiscal aspects of the club, including Major League Soccer (MLS) efforts. Eber will also be hands-on with Orlando City Youth Soccer (OCYS), working closely with the Youth organization.

"I'm thrilled for this opportunity to join the Orlando City front office," said Eber. "What the club and fans already established is amazing and truly unprecedented. I can't wait to get started and look forward helping bring a Major League Soccer (MLS) to Orlando."

Lions president Phil Rawlins added: "I'm excited to welcome Forrest to our front office. Forrest has extensive knowledge of soccer in the United States, and we look forward to working with him as our organization continues its upward growth toward MLS in 2015."

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