Spectra Announces New Staff Members for the Owensboro CC & Owensboro Sportscenter
Spectra, the provider of venue management to the Owensboro Convention Center and the Owensboro Sportscenter in Kentucky, is pleased to welcome new members to the Owensboro team.
Kasia Koontz is the new social sales manager. She began her career in the events industry by working for the Hyatt Regency Hotel from 2001-04 in her hometown of St. Louis, Mo. In 2004, she joined Wolfgang Puck Catering and in 2009 was promoted to catering sales manager. She later managed several restaurants including Missouri’s only Peruvian restaurant. After getting married in 2017, she moved to the tri-state area where she worked as catering sales manager from 2018-2021 for ASM Global at Old National Events Plaza in Evansville, Ind. She says, “I am thrilled to be a part of the Owensboro Convention Center and am looking forward to creating positive experiences for all our guests.”
Thomas Dyer is the operations and custodial manager of the historic Owensboro Sportscenter. He is in charge of the upkeep and cleaning of the venue as well as overseeing all event setups and tear downs. “I am excited to be joining the Spectra team,” says Dyer. “I look forward to learning more about the events industry and continuing to grow within the organization.”
For more info about the Owensboro Convention Center and the Owensboro Sportscenter, visit OwensboroEvents.com.
Western Kentucky’s premier meeting space—the Owensboro Convention Center—is a full-service meeting facility overlooking the scenic Ohio River in revitalized downtown Owensboro, Ky. The multi-purpose center boasts just under 102,000 sq. ft. of available space, including a 44,000+ sq. ft. exhibition hall, 8,900+ sq. ft. Kentucky Legend ® Pier outside over the scenic Ohio River, and additional ballroom, meeting and pre-function space. For more info, visit OwensboroCenter.com.
The Owensboro Sportscenter, one of the city’s most historic buildings, opened in 1949. It is a multi-purpose 5,000 seat arena that hosts graduations, concerts, sporting events, tradeshows, meetings and receptions. The Owensboro Sportscenter is home to the Owensboro Thoroughbreds of the TBL (The Basketball League), Division II Kentucky Wesleyan College Panthers Men’s and Women’s Basketball of the Great Midwest Athletic Conference, and the Owensboro Catholic High School Aces Basketball. For more info, visit OwensboroSportscenter.com.
Spectra is an industry leader in hosting and entertainment, partnering with clients to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s unmatched blend of integrated services delivers incremental value for clients through several primary areas of expertise: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Partnerships. For more info, visit SpectraExperiences.com.