(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Global Spectrum, managers of the Liacouras Center on the campus of Temple University, named Lou D'Angeli as the facility's assistant general manager. D'Angeli was most recently the assistant general manager and director of marketing at the Global Spectrum-managed Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, CO.
"We've been extremely pleased with Global Spectrum's management," said Rich Rumer, Temple University associate vice president of Business Services.
"They have delivered top-notch quality events and brought a superior level of customer service to the Liacouars Center. We are very excited that Lou D'Angeli will be working at our facility. He is well known throughout the industry for his creativity and his relationships with talent managers and we are confident that he could bring some new and exciting events to the Liacouras Center for our students, our alumni and the residents throughout the Greater Philadelphia Region."
"We're very proud of our accomplishments at the Liacouras Center," said Global Spectrum Chief Operating Officer John Page. "Over the past three years, we have increased events (each year) and raised the level of customer service for our patrons. We're bringing Lou on board at the Temple University facility to focus on growing our business and finding new and exciting ways of generating additional revenue for the University, as well as increasing events and attractions."
In his new role at Liacouras Center, D'Angeli will oversee many of the day-to-day operations, including scheduling of events, financial review, operational set-up and procedures, as well as the marketing and public relations of all events at the facility.
Prior to his position at the Budweiser Events Center, D'Angeli, was promotions manager for Global Spectrum at their flagship facility, the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia.
Prior to joining Global Spectrum, he was a promoter and on-air talent for the nationally-based sports and entertainment group, Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) from l995-2001. With ECW, he developed marketing and public relations strategies for over 150 live events per year, including pay-per-view specials, TV tapings and house shows. — Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen