David Young, CenturyLink Field
Vice president of operations and general manager
Young enters his third season running the Seahawks and Sounders stadium, which is recognized as one of the most intimidating buildings in sports for NFL and MLS games. He initially worked six years at CenturyLink Field as assistant GM and director of guest services, and then spent five seasons as the Kansas City Chiefs’ vice president of stadium operations before moving back to Seattle in 2015. From 1997 to 2002, he served as operations manager at Walt Disney World.