The 9th Annual
Maastricht Institute of Entrepreneurship

at Missouri Valley College Campus
April 27-29, 2015

Brian Budzinski

Owner, Kansas City Soccer Dome
President & Co-Founder, Missouri Comets & FC Kansas City

Brian Budzinski is a successful Kansas City entrepreneur who purchased the Kansas City Soccer Dome in 2004, at the age of 24. In 2010, he was part of a local group that re-established the KC Comets franchise as the Missouri Comets of the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL). In 2012, the Midwest soccer landscape was broadened with the birth of the FC Kansas City 'Blues,' a professional women's soccer franchise in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL).

Budzinski is also the proprietor of a Sport Clips haircut franchise. When he purchased the franchise at the age of 26, he was the youngest proprietor of the franchise in the country.

Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, Budzinski graduated from the University of Missouri, receiving a bachelors degree in business administration. He currently resides in the Northland with his wife, Tina and their two children.