Lance Lopes is Director of OVG Seattle. His mission is getting the new arena built at Seattle Center for the NHL, entertainment, and basketball. He is a resident of Seattle for over 20 years – living, working and raising a family in the Puget Sound. Before joining OVG, Lopes served as Senior Associate Athletic Director for the University of Washington or two years. Prior to joining the UW, Lance held several high profile posts in the NFL, including Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Seattle Seahawks. His work for the Seahawks included oversight of operations and activities at CenturyLink Stadium and Events Center. He also had a management role with the Seattle Sounders. Earlier in his career, he served on the original management team of Stubhub, and as Vice President and General Counsel of the Green Bay Packers from 1993-2000.