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Gain Promoted to Executive Director for VenuWorks at Racine Civic Centre

Gain Promoted to Executive Director for VenuWorks at Racine Civic Centre

VenuWorks Founder and President Steve Peters has announced the promotion of Amanda Gain to the position of Executive Director for the Racine Civic Centre in Racine, Wisconsin.   She has been serving as interim Director following the departure of former executive director, Rik Edgar in August.

Amanda Gain

Amanda Gain

 

Peters cited Gain’s experience in working in the venue along with her relationships with clients, staff, the City staff and the community as important considerations in choosing her for the position.  Her knowledge of the venue’s financials and her ties to the community added to her qualifications for the top post.  “We were pleased when Amanda agreed to serve in the Interim role while we conducted a national search,” said Peters.  “After we had concluded several interviews, we found that Amanda rose to the top with her institutional and community knowledge.”

 

“We are pleased that VenuWorks has chosen Amanda to step up into her new role as Executive Director,” said Tom Friedel, Racine City Administrator.  “Her ability to manage the facilities and work well with clients has been clearly demonstrated.  Strong advance bookings for 2015 will ensure that we will stay on track financially.  With her leadership, we look forward to continued success as well as the continued growth of the Civic Centre within the Racine community.”

 

“I enjoyed my time in the interim role and now am excited about the opportunities to continue to grow business at all of our venues,” said Gain.  “I look forward to working with the City of Racine, with current and future clients, and with the community.

 

John Wilson

John Wilson

VenuWorks has also hired John W. Wilson, CMP as the Assistant Director for the Racine Civic Centre.  Wilson’s responsibilities will include sales, programming, marketing and overseeing ticketing and operations.  He most recently worked as the Director of Sales and Marketing at Milwaukee Marriott West Hotel.

 

“Adding John to our team will ensure a smooth transition to our new leadership team and working with the City of Racine and our clients.” stated Gain.

 

Nestled on the lakefront of Lake Michigan, the Racine Civic Centre combines three great venues into one location. Great for weddings, concerts, community events, meetings, and more, combined with award winning management, the Racine Civic Centre is your place for a memorable event.

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