New England Revolution
Brian Bilello is in his sixth season as President of the New England Revolution. He assumed his current position in November 2011 after serving six seasons as the Revolution’s Chief Operating Officer.
As President, Bilello oversees all aspects of the club’s operations, including its business activities and soccer operations. He is responsible for establishing the club’s strategic vision, fostering its implementation, and reporting directly to ownership. During his tenure, Bilello has served on several MLS committees, including the Business Development Committee, On-Field Technology Sub-Committee, and Digital Commerce Task Force.
Prior to joining the club’s front office, Bilello was a dedicated fan and Revolution season ticket holder, which gives him an inside track on the team’s fan experience. He enjoys working directly with supporters to ensure the club continues to prioritize their experience and every touch point they have with the club.
Bilello joined the Kraft Sports Group in 2003 and has served the Revolution, the New England Patriots, and Gillette Stadium in a variety of operational and strategic roles. As Director of Quality and Operational Control, he worked to improve the fan experience across all areas of Gillette Stadium. He has also overseen the stadium’s concessions and retail operations, and provided strategic advice to the Kraft Family on a number of issues related to their sports ventures, in particular, soccer, MLS, and the Revolution.
Before joining the Kraft Sports Group, Bilello was a management consultant at Bain & Company in the company’s San Francisco and Boston offices where he worked with clients in the sports, retail, consumer products, and entertainment industries. His start in sports came through his work at Bain & Company, when he worked with a client on a team’s analytics project. As President of the Revolution, Bilello continues to integrate statistical and soccer analytics into the day-to-day operations.
An avid soccer player himself, Bilello played varsity soccer at MIT, where he studied engineering and economics. He continues to play and coach organized soccer in his free time. He lives in southern Massachusetts with his wife, Vanessa, and two daughters. He is a member of the Board of Directors for AmericaSCORES Boston, serves on Cradles 2 Crayons’ Corporate Advisory Council, and was named to Boston Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” in September 2012.