The Cox Business Center is pleased to announce Mark Jeckavitch as the new Director of Event Services and Ashley Peacock as Senior Events Manager for the SMG managed venue.

Mark studied hospitality management at Ohio State University where he also worked as a Facility Manager, Special Events Coordinator and Operations Manager. He most recently acted as Senior Events Manager at the Greater Columbus Convention Center – another SMG managed facility. In his newrole as Director of Events, Mark will direct events and staff at two IAVM Venue Excellence Winner facilities – BOK Center and Cox Business Center.

Ashley joins SMG Tulsa from Texas where she received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi where she also worked in events for the University’s School of Arts, Media and Communications. Ashley worked as a stage or festival manager for over 50 events during her undergrad career, and joined staff at the Amarillo Civic Center Complex for over five years; starting as an Event Supervisor before being promoted to Event Manager at the complex.

Ashley will be working directly with clients and vendors to plan and coordinate events, as well as directly oversee the Outrageously Excellent event services staff at the Cox Business Center in downtown Tulsa.