Jan 23, 2020
Jimmy Smith
FC Dallas

Jimmy Smith is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for FCD Holdings which operates FC Dallas, Toyota Stadium and Toyota Soccer Center, North Texas SC, FCD Youth, MoneyGram Soccer Park and the National Soccer Hall of Fame Experience.  He has 20 years of experience in the sports and entertainment industries.  Jimmy also sits on the FC Dallas Foundation Board and serves as the Treasurer.  The Foundation strives to positively impact the health and well-being of underserved youth through sports.

In his role as COO/CFO, Jimmy oversees the operations and finance for the professional team, events at Toyota Stadium (such as concerts, NCAA football games and international soccer matches), management of 36 soccer fields, 200+ FCD Youth teams, 10 Academy teams and affiliate clubs located throughout the United States, Costa Rica and Mexico. 

Jimmy began his career in public accounting focusing on real estate, financial services and sports & entertainment, with clients such as the Texas Rangers, Dallas Stars, Dallas Mavericks and the American Airlines Center.  Jimmy served as the American Airlines Center’s Director of Finance for six years before joining FCD Holdings in 2010.

Jimmy attended Texas A&M University receiving a Master of Science in Accounting and played for the Aggie basketball team.  Jimmy was named the high school basketball player of the year, Texas Mr. Basketball, by Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.  In 2018, Jimmy received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Texas A&M University Mays Business School.  Jimmy lives in Plano with wife, Laura, and their three sons.  Jimmy is passionate about sports and the opportunities sports provides to the community, youth and general well-being of his own young sons, whom he now coaches in soccer and basketball.