Staff Member Spotlight: Lorena Dominguez

Over the course of her 20 years working in Human Resources at the Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Lorena Dominguez has seen a lot of change. One thing that hasn’t changed is her intangible gift as a counselor to many of the Centres’ employees. Dominguez, recently promoted to Human Resources Manager, […]


While his position in the Accounting Department is based on numbers, analysis and reporting, Controller Greg Evans has discovered his creative side through a newfound talent for painting. But don’t get him wrong, Evans finds his job rewarding and unpredictable, and finding a second passion for art just adds to a well-rounded life. “After turning […]


Banquet Server Mohamad Oweid has a simple secret to great customer service – just smile. “You have to have a good attitude. You have to smile. You have to be happy while you’re serving people,” he said. “Just by smiling you can win the hearts of people.” Oweid has been employed at the Cobb Galleria […]


Concessions Manager Maher Abdelwahab isn’t just an expert in concessions. His versatility working in the kitchen, beverage department and banquets has provided invaluable service to both Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre for the past 15 years. As concessions manager, Abdelwahab’s job consists of providing quality food and service in the exhibition […]


As the person responsible for the Centre’s social media and website, Karen Caro says she’s much more comfortable helping others shine as opposed to being featured here. Nevertheless, after 16 years with the company, her time has come for a moment in the Centre Focus spotlight. In her role as Marketing Manager, Caro leads all […]

Employee Spotlight: Marion Welsh

With a personality made for sales, it’s hard to believe that longtime Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre National Sales Manager Marion Welsh could have spent her career in the courtroom. Once considering a career as an attorney to follow in her father’s footsteps (her dream job would have been to work […]

Staff Member Spotlight: Enrique Hernandez

Stewarding Manager Enrique Hernandez handles a variety of responsibilities in the kitchens at Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, but by far he is most passionate about keeping the kitchens at the highest standard of cleanliness and organization. “We’re going to be the best at whatever we do,” Hernandez said, adding that […]


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 […]