STAFF MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: ROB TURNER

Director of Finance Rob Turner may not be a recognizable face to clients on the show floor, but he leads a department that is an integral part of the organization. Over his 17 years with the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority, Turner says he has seen a lot of change in the industry and […]

Staff Member Spotlight: Carly Kay

The human resources department is mostly behind the scenes, but their work is critical in hiring and developing the talented people who are responsible for the high level of customer service for which the Cobb Galleria Centre has become known. Leading this effort is Carly Kay, the Director of Human Resources for the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum […]

STAFF MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: JERI WALLIS

Housekeeping Manager Jeri Wallis realizes that the cleanliness of public assembly facilities is of utmost importance during COVID-19. While previously, clients and guests would take for granted that restrooms and public spaces had been properly cleaned and disinfected, now such procedures are at the focal point for event planners, and the success of an event […]

Staff Member Spotlight: Edward Powers

You may know him from his friendly greeting while holding the door open when you enter Cobb Galleria Centre, or you may just know him as “Mr. Powers.”  But what is clear to everyone who meets Public Safety Officer Edward Powers is that he has an enduring dedication to his work and his co-workers. “I […]

Staff Member Spotlight: Yvens Joseph

Lead Engineer Yvens Joseph says that making guests happy is the best part of his job. His 17 years of experience working for Disney taught him this customer-centric philosophy. “Receiving a hand-written thank you note from a customer, it means so much,” he said, reflecting on a recent moment with a show attendee when he […]

Chef’s Appreciation Week: Meet the Chefs

Chef’s Appreciation Week is a way for us to thank our chefs for all the incredible work they do here at Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. From large scale events to small meetings, this team can do it all. Time to meet the chefs! Nicholas WalkerCulinary Director/ Executive ChefFun Facts: From […]

Staff Member Spotlight: Sondra Dillon

For someone who is retired, it seems like Sondra Dillon works a lot. But for Sondra, who can sometimes be found assisting guests at the concierge desk at Cobb Galleria Centre by day and showing patrons to their seats as a volunteer usher at Cobb Energy Centre at night, it’s all in the pursuit of […]

Staff Member Spotlights: 25-Year Employees

The Cobb Galleria Centre employees’ commitment to exceeding expectations makes them our most valuable asset.  This year we are honoring five employees who have been on our team since our opening year – 1994. We are grateful for their many years of service and dedication to excellence.

Welcome to New Director of Engineering

Brian Duncan has recently joined the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority as the Director of Engineering. Duncan is responsible for maintaining the physical plant, show services and delivery of utilities for shows and events at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and Galleria Specialty Shops. Duncan joins the Authority from Georgia […]