Kevin J. Twohig
CFE General Manager
Kevin J. Twohig has been a member of IAAM since 1976. He served on the IAAM Board of Directors as District IV Vice President for two years. He has chaired the Publications Committee, the Site Selection Committee and has served IAAM as a member of numerous other committees, including the PAFMS Board of Regents (was chair in 1999-2000) and the Certified Facilities Executive Board. He received his CFE in 1991. Kevin graduated with a B.B.A. in Personnel Relations from Gonzaga University in 1971.
He owned and operated a touring concert production company that provided services for Expo '74, the World's Fair. In 1975, he accepted a position as an event supervisor at the new Spokane Opera House. In 1979, he was named the Event Services Manager for the Spokane Opera House, Convention Center, Coliseum, and Stadium. He was appointed assistant director in 1982. From 1987-89, he was the project manager for construction of a new conference facility in Spokane--the Washington State International Agricultural Trade Center. In 1992, he was named Project Coordinator for the City of Spokane to assist in development of the Spokane Arena Project. He is currently the General Manager of the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena that opened on time and on budget in September of 1995.
In January of 2001, he assumed the additional duties of Executive Director of the Spokane Public Facilities District, which owns the Arena and recently received voter approval for $96 million in new regional projects. The largest of these is a major expansion of the Spokane Convention Center.