oboro conv ctr 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (6/9/14) — The Owensboro Convention Center has announced the addition of two new members to the Global Spectrum team.

The new hires are both talented and eager individuals, who each bring a unique skillsets to the table.

"We are really excited to welcome two new people to our events team, and I know that their skills will be invaluable to the Owensboro Convention Center," said Dean Dennis, Global Spectrum's General Manager of the Owensboro Convention Center.

Todd Denk joined the team as a new Event Manager at the Owensboro Convention Center. Denk has an impressive background including previously working as the General Manager at Roberts Stadium for 13 years. In 2012, he also was employed as a contracted promoter rep, which allowed him the opportunity to go on tour with several famous country music acts.

Denk graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a degree in Communications. He enjoys listening to live music, watching movies, and spending time with his family, including his wife Misty and their twins, Kyle and Tyler.

Kate Douglas has been working as a part-time Event Coordinator since before the opening in January, and has joined the full-time staff as an Event Supervisor. Prior to working for Global Spectrum, she was a Staff Assistant for a not-for-profit called Public Notice in Arlington, VA.

Before that Douglas worked as an intern in Washington, D.C. for Congressman Guthrie. During her time working in Washington, Douglas had the opportunity to actually coordinate an event that took place on Capitol Hill.

"I really enjoy working at the Owensboro Convention Center, and it has given me many opportunities to continue learn and grow," stated Douglas. "My favorite part of the job is getting to know so many people throughout the community by helping plan various events."

Kate is a graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she was a Travel Stead Scholar from 2009 to 2011. She now resides in her hometown of Owensboro, and enjoys singing, photography and hiking.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Madison Strobel

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5727

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5345

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5122

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5057

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4245

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4032

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13633

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11579

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 28, 2015 2901

Young Child Dies in Princeton Fire

by Chris Rogers, KSP
March 28, 2015 1923

Tractor Trailer Takes Out Guardrail on I-69,…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1553

VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen'…

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1335

Commission Hears More Proposals for Subdividing…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1144

Independence Bank Scholarship Reception Held…

by Lynnsie Fulkerson
March 27, 2015 986

KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with Possession…

by Kentucky State Police
March 27, 2015 923

Alltech Brewing and Distilling Academy Launches…

by Danielle Palmer
March 28, 2015 869

Four Roses to Build Bottling Facility in Bullitt…

by Office of the Governor
March 28, 2015 844

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 835

It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

by Beth Fisher