Peoria Civic Center Staff

Important Contacts


Business Development: Corporate Sponsorships & Special Events 

Beau Sutherland -


Arena and Theater Booking

Ben Holeton -


Convention & Meeting Booking

Erin Schaefer -


Customer Service



Peoria Civic Center staff contact list

Listed by department and alphabetically by last name


Accounting & Finance

Mindi Baumann - Payroll -

CJ Goddard -  Staff Accountant -

Dawn Holly - Accounting Manager -

Jerry Johnson - SAVOR Staff Accountant - 

Danette Snopek - Director of Finance -


Box Office

Stephen Hefler - Box Office Manager -

Randy Johnson – Box Office Supervisor-

Jarod Lukehart - Assistant Box Office Manager-

Pam Scott- Box Office Supervisor-  


Corporate Sponsorships and Advertising

Beau Sutherland - Business Development Manager -


Events Services

Kaitlin Adams-Wenger - Event Manager-

Jenna Cusumano - Event Manager- 

Dan Evans - Event Services 

Matt Walters - Event Manager-

Eric Yarbrough - Technical Coordinator -



Anne Clayton - General Manager -


Human Resources

Patti Scott - Human Resources Manager -



Megan Pedigo - Senior Marketing Manager –

Jenny Winne - Group Sales Manager –

Clare Zell - Marketing Coordinator -



Ben Holeton - Booking Manager-



Jason Bain - Operations Manager -

Ed Black – Custodial Manager –

Phil Fisher- Patron Services and Security Manager - 

Will Kenney - Director of Operations –

Vickie King - Receptionist –

Tom Niemeyer - Building Engineer -

Jasmine Williams - Operations Scheduler- 



Carol Krumwiede - Sales Assistant -

Amy Lacefield - Sales Manager -

Jessica McMullin - Director of Sales & Marketing -

Erin Schaefer - Senior Sales Manager -


SAVOR Food/Beverage

Chef Leo Carney- Executive Chef- 

Mike Clingan- Souf Chef-  

Carol Cook - Senior Catering Manager -

Judy Franken- Warehouse Manager- 

Sarah Luthy - Senior Catering Manager -

Sherri Koehlhoeffer-  Banquet Manager - 

Edna Neltner - Concessions Manager - 

Selena Thompson- Senior Banquet Manager-  

Andrew VanDeweghe - Director of Food and Beverage -




Peoria Civic Center Mission Statement

We will be a catalyst for improving the quality of life and economic vitality in our area

by hosting diverse events that are enjoyed and supported by all segments of the general public.


We will operate as a business enterprise consistent with sound industry practices,

financial principles and in an open and responsive manner.