From the Original BO'D back to a chap named Brian... Brian Bilello named Chief Operating Officer of the Revolution Foxborough, Mass. - The New England Revolution announced today that Brian Bilello has been named Chief Operating Officer of the team. Bilello will oversee the business affairs of the team, working in coordination with Vice President of Marketing Operations Jennifer Ferron and Executive Director of Sales Murray Kohl, who both continue in those positions with the Revolution, the New England Patriots and Gillette Stadium. "Brian is the perfect choice for this role in the Revolution organization," said Sunil Gulati, President of Kraft Soccer, "He combines a proven business track record with a strong knowledge of and passion for the sport of soccer." Prior to being named COO of the Revolution, Bilello he served the Revolution, Patriots and Gillette Stadium in a variety of operational and strategic roles. Bilello joined the organization in 2003 as Director of Quality and Operational Control, where he worked on improving the fan experience across all aspects of Gillette Stadium. Since then, he has gone on to run both the Concessions and Retail Operations and has provided strategic advice to the Krafts on a number of issues related to their sports ventures, in particular, MLS and the Revolution. Prior to working with the Kraft Sports Group, Bilello was a management consultant at Bain & Company in its San Francisco and Boston offices. Bilello worked with clients in the retail, consumer products and entertainment industries. An avid soccer enthusiast, Bilello played varsity soccer at MIT, where he studied engineering and economics. Before joining the organization's staff, Bilello was a Revolution season ticket holder. He lives in Southern Massachusetts with his wife, Vanessa, and daughter, Samantha, and continues to play soccer.