As the Director of Operations for the stadium, Paul Byrne is responsible for the overall operations of the facility and the management of the stadium’s staff which includes the operations, event production, security and guest services team. Prior to joining the stadium staff, he served as the Senior Director of Operations for the Houston Dynamo where he was responsible for the club’s relationship between University of Houston and the team, monitored day-of game stadium operations, training facility and worked closely with soccer supporter groups in order to ensure a positive relationship between fans, the team and Robertson Stadium. Byrne has spent more than a decade working in the Major League Soccer (MLS) system having held a variety of positions with other teams including the New York Red Bulls and the New Jersey MetroStars. He was named the 2008 MLS Operations Executive of the Year. Byrne is a graduate of Seton Hall University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.