Founded in 2015, Contra Costa FC (CCFC) is a football club based in Walnut Creek and Berkeley, California. At CCFC we are a NO-PAY-TO-PLAY club bringing professional level coaching, discipline, development and competition to our players providing the athletes an environment in which they can consistently train and be challenged both mentally and physically.


Gustavo "Gus" Laredo

Gus Laredo is an experienced executive and entrepreneur with over 20 years experience having founded, invested, operated and successfully exited disruptive category leading enterprises. As Executive Chairman of LSE Brands, Gus executes on the vision of building a global network of brands to push boundaries through strategic investments and partnerships with strong leadership teams in sports, media, technology and activewear.

Gus is also Senior Managing Partner of CatalystQ Partners, LLC a private investment company with offices in San Francisco Bay Area and South America. CatalystQ holdings include a portfolio of software and technology-enabled services companies as well as strategic investments and bolt-on acquisitions for platform portfolio companies.


  • ‣Senior Managing Partner - CatalystQ Partners, LLC
  • ‣Chairman - Contra Costa FC
  • ​‣Chairman - Condor Interactive, Inc.
  • ‣Executive Chairman and President  - Trueforce, Inc.


  • ‣Co-Founder, COO and Board Member at Whendu (acquired by Five9, Inc. NASDAQ: FIVN)
  • ‣Founder, CEO and Chairman of Sierra360 (acquired by inContact, Inc. NASDAQ: NICE)
  • ‣Co-Founder, COO and Board Member of Five9 (NASDAQ: FIVN)


LSE Brands, LLC is a diversified global portfolio of brands across activewear, technology, sports and entertainment. www.LSEbrands.com