Promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2014 from his previous role of Vice President of Business Operations, Bart Wiley oversees all business operations for Sounders FC, including marketing, communications, international marketing and community outreach. Wiley previously spent four seasons as Director of Business Development for Sounders FC, receiving the MLS Operations Director of the Year Award for his efforts during the club’s inaugural MLS campaign in 2009. Wiley served six seasons as General Manager of the USL Sounders, where he was responsible for the day-to-day business operations of the club.
Previously, he worked as Director of Communications for 711, Net Inc., Director of Publicity for NASCAR Busch Grand National Division driver Bobby Hillin and as publicist for former Major League Baseball player Brett Butler. Wiley has spoken at conferences all over the world including the Sport is Fantastic conference in Australia, CRM and Fan Engagement in England and Sports Marketing and Selling Tickets in Japan.