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in 2015. Waste tracking began in 2006 when the facility recorded a diversion rate of 4.66%. McLoughlin represents Allen’s ownership interest in the Seattle Sounders FC. This past February, McLoughlin successfully negotiated a long-term stadium use agreement with the Sounders to keep the Rave Green at CenturyLink Field through 2028. Before moving to Seattle, McLoughlin served as chief executive offi cer of the St. Louis Blues Enterprises from 2006-10. As CEO, he oversaw all business operations of the NHL Blues and Scottrade Center including sales, marketing and fi nance. During his tenure in St. Louis, the Blues achieved signifi cant increases in revenue, season-ticket holders, sponsorship sales and a dramatic re-connection with Blues fans. McLoughlin negotiated the arena naming rights agreement with Scottrade, a St. Louis-based investment fi rm, in time for the start of the 2006-07 NHL season. In addition, he negotiated a long-term extension with Fox Sports Network for Blues TV rights. For 21 years prior to joining the Blues, McLoughlin served in a variety of executive roles at Anheuser-Busch. From 1998 to 2006, McLoughlin was vice president of corporate media and served as an offi cer of the company. He negotiated media agreements with television networks that included category exclusivity in 15 Super Bowls, 10 Olympics and dominant presence in MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, NCAA and World Cup soccer telecasts. In addition, McLoughlin led negotiations for beer sponsorship of more than 80% of U.S. professional sports teams and stadiums, as well as league partnerships. McLoughlin began his professional career at NBC Sports. From July 1979 to March 1984, he served as a senior unit manager at NBC Sports, where he managed production budgets and supervised on-site production of network programming. From March 1984 to October 1985, McLoughlin worked in NBC Sports Sales. A graduate of Harvard University, he and his wife, Kelly, reside in Seattle. 7


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