By Karen Caro
The Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority in Atlanta announced the hiring of Shawn Stinson to the position of Director of Food & Beverage at the Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Stinson has 25 years of experience in venue and food & beverage management. As Director of Food & Beverage, Stinson will provide strategic leadership and execution of the company’s food and beverage concepts.
“Shawn’s background and credentials bring a fresh perspective to our venues,” said Michele Swann, General Manager & CEO of the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority. “She brings a depth of knowledge that will add to our already incredibly talented team and elevate the guest experience.”
Stinson, a Michigan native, began her career in country club management. Additionally, she spent 12 years with the Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech and most recently was the General Manager of Proof of the Pudding at Savanna Hall (Zoo Atlanta). She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Hospitality Services from Central Michigan University.
Karen Caro is Marketing Manager for Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta.