Global Spectrum, a venue management company, welcomed a new director of food and beverage to Owensboro Convention Center in Kentucky.
Joining the Global Spectrum team is Mark Pruett, who has 20 years of successful catering and large-scale food service management experience.
“Mark has an exceptional background in food service management, and his experience will be a valued addition to our growing team,” stated Dean Dennis, general manager, Global Spectrum, Owensboro Convention Center. “He is vastly knowledgeable in this industry, and we are excited to have his expertise on the Global Spectrum team.”
Pruett stated he is excited about becoming a part of the management team at Global Spectrum and is ready to share his talents with the staff and local community
His experience includes opening several convention centers and arenas; notably The Walter E. Washington D.C. Convention Center, The Penticton Trade and Convention Centre in British Columbia, and the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.
He was previously employed at River Downs in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he was the general manager for Ovations Food Services. Prior to that, Pruett was the general manager at The Lakeland Center in Lakeland, Fla., and the assistant general manager at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati for Ovations Food Services. Pruett was also honored as the “Most Creative General Manager” while working for Ovations.