OWENSBORO, KY – Spectra, the provider of Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to the Owensboro Convention Center and the Owensboro Sportscenter, has promoted Laura Alexander to the position of General Manager.
Alexander, a graduate of Western Kentucky University, started her career with Spectra as Director of Sales and Marketing in 2012 at the Owensboro Convention Center prior to its opening. Since January of 2017, she has held dual roles of Assistant General Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing and has led the staff as interim General Manager since March. In her new role as General Manager, she will be responsible for the overall management and staff of both facilities.
Alexander received an industry award which honors young professionals who make a difference in sports, music, conventions, family shows, and festivals. She is also a graduate of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) Venue Management School, regarded as one of the best professional education programs available for venue managers.