TOPEKA, KS (CelebrityAccess) – Larry Gawronski has been named as the new Executive Director of the Topeka Performing Arts Center, veneu management firm VenuWorks announced. Gawronski has served as Interim Director of the venue since August, 2015, while a national search was conducted for a full time director.
“Larry has done an excellent job as Interim Director in Topeka. Larry’s vast experience from his tenure in the industry and VenuWorks substantiates our confidence that he is the right person for TPAC,” said Steve Peters, President of VenuWorks.
A native of Buffalo, N.Y., Gawronski served as the Director of Operations and subsequently the Sales and Marketing Director of the Buffalo Convention Center. He also spent tenures at the Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, NY followed by the Danville Civic Center in Danville, IL. He joined VenuWorks in 2000 and has served as the Executive Director of the Vicksburg Convention Center in Vicksburg, MS and the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa, IA. Most recently, Larry was the National Director of Sales and Sponsorship of VenuWorks.
The TPAC Board of Trustees, which oversees the 2,417 capacity Topeka Performing Arts Center recently renewed their management contract with VenuWorks, which the company has operated since 2002. – Staff Writers