U.S. SOCCER EXECUTIVE STAFF

Will Wilson
 
Will Wilson
Chief Executive Officer

Will Wilson was named CEO / Secretary General of the U.S. Soccer Federation on March 23, 2020. Wilson, 52, comes to U.S. Soccer with 29 years of vast and diverse experience in the international and domestic sports industry. Born in London, England, Wilson graduated with a degree in English Literature from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, where he was a four-year letter winner in football. He also holds an MBA from the Tecnológico de Monterrey Graduate School of Business (EGADE) in Monterrey, Mexico.

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Neil Buethe
 
Neil Buethe
Chief Communications Officer

17 years experience with USSF focused in Communications and Content. University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate, 1999.

 

 

 

Karen Leetzow
 
Karen Leetzow
Chief Legal Officer

Leetzow, an accomplished and results-orientated industry executive, spent 20 years at NASCAR where she most recently served as its Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Leetzow earned her J.D. at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Vermont.

 

 

Pinky Raina
 
Pinky Raina
Chief Financial Officer

Joined USSF in 2019, holds over 21 years experience in financial sector. Worked across Singapore, USA and Canada at firms including KPMG and the Marmon Group. Rhodes College Undergraduate, 1997 | University of Memphis, MBA 1998.

 

Earnie Stewart
 
Earnie Stewart
Sporting Director

Joined USSF in 2018 in newly created USMNT General Manager role. Previously Sporting Director at Philadelphia Union. Holds 10+ years Soccer Director experience. Professional and USMNT player for 16+ years.

 

David Wright
 
David Wright
Chief Commercial Officer

Wright brings more than 20 years of strategic management and business growth leadership to U.S. Soccer at the professional and international levels of sports and has served as Chief Marketing & Commercial Officer at Minor League Baseball (MiLB) for the last four years, leading all marketing and commercial business units. A former SportsBusiness Journal Forty Under 40 Award recipient, Wright earned a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology from Indiana University and a Master of Science in sports management from the University of Massachusetts.