F&S Management Company LLC is the sole owner of the North Iowa Bulls of the North American Hockey League, Mason City Toros of the North American 3 Hockey League, and Lincoln Stars of the United States Hockey League. The Majority Owner is California-based transportation technology and construction entrepreneur Alberto Fernandez. His Minority Owner and business partner is Silicon Valley CFO Robert Sweeney.

F&S Management is guided by its passion for growing the sport of ice hockey and developing young hockey players in order to prepare them both for college hockey and for life after hockey.

A longtime hockey business professional, Fernandez also owns and operates a twin-rink facility and successful community youth hockey program in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Tyler Shaffar serves as F&S Vice President and brings over a decade of experience as manager in the NHL’s San Jose Sharks organization, handling day-day-day corporate-level management of all F&S sports teams.


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