Lawrence native new CEO of pro soccer team

Shawn Hunter, a Lawrence native and KU graduate, has been named new president and CEO of Chivas USA, a Major League Soccer team in Los Angeles. He previously has worked in the front office of the Phoenix Coyotes and Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League, as well as with the Minnesota Timbersolves of the NBA.According to the site [][1], Hunter is excited about his new job. _”Since I first began working with Chivas USA on behalf of AEG three years ago, I have been captivated by the passion of this organization and the intense devotion of both its fans and players,” he said. “I know that Chivas USA has only begun to realize its tremendous potential and – though I know it will be a process – I look forward to helping take this club to the next level. I can’t wait to get to work.”_ [1]: