In his second season as Vice President of Business Operations, Bart Wiley oversees all business operations for Sounders FC, including marketing, ticket sales, sponsorship, public relations, international marketing and community outreach. Wiley spent the previous four seasons as Director of Business Development for Sounders FC. In his first year with Sounders FC, Wiley received MLS Operations Director of the Year award. Wiley served six seasons as general manager of the USL Sounders, where he was responsible for the day-today 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 publi-cist for former Major League Baseball player Brett Butler. Wiley has spoken at conferences all over the world including the Sport is Fantastic in Australia, CRM and Fan Engagement in England and Sports Marketing and Selling Tickets in Japan.