College Ave Named Official Student Loans Sponsor of Chicago Fire FC

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CHICAGO (Mar. 13, 2024) – Chicago Fire FC and College Ave – a leading financial services company with a passion for helping students embark on a bright future – today announced a multiyear partnership agreement exclusively naming College Ave as the Official Student Loan Partner of Chicago Fire FC. In addition to trademark rights, stadium signage, digital/social elements, a Match Presenter and onsite activation, College Ave is hosting the College Ave Kickoff Scholarship Sweepstakes exclusively for Chicago Fire fans to enter for a chance to win $5,000 for college.

“We are thrilled to partner with Chicago Fire FC, a talented team and incredible club that does so much for youth, students, and families both on and off the pitch,” said Angela Colatriano, chief marketing officer, College Ave. “For the past 10 years, College Ave has provided student and parent loans for Chicagoland families embarking on life’s next big stage – higher education. We are proud to show our commitment to the Chicago community and be part of the excitement that is the Fire.”

“Chicago Fire FC is thrilled to launch this partnership with College Ave,” said Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships Goyo Perez. “The Fire have always emphasized the importance of lifting up and providing opportunities for our community, and this partnership will allow us to support local students as they pursue higher education enroute to achieving their dreams.”

As part of the sponsorship, College Ave will have a significant presence both on and off the pitch and across digital channels. College Ave will be presenting sponsor of the May 29 match versus Orlando City SC at Soldier Field at 7:30 p.m. CT. To purchase tickets to the May 29 match, CLICK HERE. The College Ave Kickoff Scholarship Sweepstakes for Chicago Fire fans will launch in April – fans should be on the lookout for how to enter for a chance to win $5,000 for college.

College Ave makes borrowing for college simple with its quick application, competitive rates, and flexible repayment terms. is full of resources, including guides, articles, and a student loan calculator, to help Chicagoland families navigate ways to plan and pay for college. For more tips and information on how to pay for college, visit

About College Ave
College Ave started with a big vision and a simple mission – take the stress out of paying for college so students can focus on preparing for a bright future. Now a leading financial services company, College Ave remains committed to using best-in-class technology and deep industry expertise to deliver practical and personal solutions that give young adults a running start on their roads to financial success. We offer best-in-class products with competitive rates and a customer-friendly experience from start to finish. Visit: