Herb Santos Jr.
An avid basketball fan and an NBA D-League enthusiast, Santos has been a Bighorns supporter since the 2008 inaugural season, when he was a partial owner and season ticket holder. He continued as a season ticket holder with the Bighorns throughout the 2009-10 and 2010-11 season. In 2011 Santos formed Santos Sports, LLC and partnered with Stephen and Jeffrey Adams of Adams Sports LLC, to form Bighorns Basketball LLC. The local ownership group purchased the Reno Bighorns in August of 2011.
Santos is thrilled to be the Managing Partner of the Reno Bighorns and looks forward to bringing high caliber professional basketball talent to Reno. He has also established the Reno Bighorns as a partner of the community, believing that community involvement is key to the success of the team and its players and staff; as Santos has stated, “If we are going to ask for the support of the community, we have to step up and give our support to the community. Since the new ownership, the Reno Bighorns have worked with several local charitable organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada, the Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows, the American Cancer Society and the Wild West Shootout Basketball Tournament.
Santos recently celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary with his wife, Kimberly, and their three children, Joey, Jarred and Hannah. His family is very important to him, and he is happy to incorporate his family values into the Reno Bighorns, offering a venue for good entertainment and an opportunity for families to spend time together and create lasting memories. Santos looks forward to meeting every fan of the Reno Bighorns and continuing to provide affordable and family friendly entertainment.