BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (CelebrityAccess) — Venue management company VenuWorks has named veteran facilities manager Lynn Cannon as the Executive Director of the VenuWorks-managed U.S. Cellular Coliseum, effective December 1st.
Cannon's past experience includes a long tenure at the United Center in Chicago that included being part of the team that opened the arena, as well as hosting high-profile events such as the 1996 Democratic National Convention, the 1996, 1997 and 1998 NBA Finals, as well as Frank Sinatra's final arena concert performance on October 22, 1994.
As well, Cannon served as Director of Guest Relations and Entertainment for Arlington Park Racecourse, responsible for all on-track entertainment and the hiring and training of all part-time seasonal staff and later General Manager for several of the company's off-track betting facilities.
Most recently, Cannon served as the Director of the Navy Pier IMAX Theatre, one of the top 5 grossing IMAX theaters in the United States.
Cannon is replacing Curtis Webb, who was terminated with cause by VenuWorks last month. – Staff Writers