MEET THE STAFF

ALANA MERRILL

Facility Manager

With her thorough understanding of vendor coordination and detailed organizational skills, Alana has a talent for easing each client’s mind. A graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in Business Marketing and Management, Alana is a relative newcomer to Cincinnati. In her spare time, Alana enjoys exploring the city, watching college sports and working on home DIY projects.

PAULA ROSE

Event & Conference Booking Coordinator

Paula’s role is that of guiding potential clients through the booking process.   A graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Las Vegas with a degree in Culinary Arts, adding to her extensive experience in the hospitality industry.  Paula excels in creating a client experience as unique as The Center itself.  As a Cincinnati native, Paula hopes to share her love for the venue with each client she advises.  In her spare time, Paula enjoys walking, cooking, and is active in the local community and her church.

KAYLA CLOSSON

Event & Conference Services Assistant

Planning is Kayla’s passion. She loves working with our clients and vendors to finalize their event and see their vision come to life. So much so, she even has an Event Planning degree from Bowling Green State University. As a Cincinnati native, she loves the Bengals and Reds. In her spare time she is a coach for University of Cincinnati’s Women’s Rugby Team and loves to craft with her Pomeranian, Delilah Mae.

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