Sean Petty

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Sean Petty’s has promoted and managed cycling programs at the highest levels in the United States and internationally for over 34 years. From 1985-1990 he managed the 7-Eleven cycling sponsorships for men, women and juniors road and track teams including the first U.S. pro men’s team in the Tour de France; a national road series; a national track series and 7-Eleven’s sponsorship of the 1986 UCI World Championships.

From 1994 to 2014 Sean managed an array of programs as a team leader in various capacities with USA Cycling including support of the 2000 Olympic games, 18 World Championships, sponsorships, communications and memberships. He ended his 20-year employment at USA Cycling as the Chief Operating Officer.

Petty now serves as a volunteer board member for several cycling organizations including USA Cycling, Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and Bicycle Colorado. He is the only UCI Road Commission member from outside of Europe. As a strong advocate for women’s cycling, Petty has served as the race director for the USA Pro Challenge women’s race (2015) and the women’s Colorado Classic (2017-2019).