Utah State University graduate Dell Loy Hansen recently purchased the Major League Soccer team Real Salt Lake, along with Rio Tinto Stadium and ESPN700 Sports Talk Radio.
On Jan. 24, 2013, it was announced that Mr. Hansen, who owned 49% of the club since 2009, bought the shares of majority owner Dave Checketts, for an undisclosed sum. Mr. Hansen is also president of Wasatch Property Management.
The Huntsman School of Business has honored Dell Loy Hansen, ‘82, political science, and his wife, Lynnette, ’73, business administration, with Professional Achievement Awards. The Hansens have funded the Hansen Scholars Program since 2002.