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LEADERSHIP


Ashley Reed, Ed.D.

Director

University Events

 

The chief event professional for the University who is responsible for the strategic direction for events on campus. Working closing with the University’s administration, Ashley executes and plans the University’s ceremonial events and lends her expertise to Presidential events on campus.  As the director, Ashley oversees the event and production teams and supervises the leadership team.

Hannah Centers

Associate Director

Event Processes & Protocol

hannah.centers@uky.edu

 

Oversees event processes and works with facility coordinators and campus partners to develop work flow and implement special projects. As the primary administrator for EMS (UK's event management system), Hannah works with campus event stakeholders to improve efficiency in the event approval and management process.  As the University moves towards a one-stop shop, Hannah works with campus stakeholders to develop policies and put the puzzle pieces together.

Abby Leonard

Associate Director

University Events

abigail.leonard@uky.edu 

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Abby manages large-scale events and works closely with campus partners and facility coordinators to execute events on University property. As the supervisor to the Event Managers, Abby oversees day-to-day operations for the events team. In addition, Abby manages the newly created student event coordinator positions and continues to grow the internship.

EVENT TEAM


Contact the Event Team at events@uky.edu or 859-323-8054

 

Drew Elisabeth Ard

Event Manager

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Ryan Benjamin, CCEP

Event Manager

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PRODUCTION TEAM


Contact Production Services at eventproduction@uky.edu.

 

Barry Bowman

Technical Services Coordinator

859-257-6617

Kate Latham

Production Services Manager

859-257-3164

 

 

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Ryan Wills

Production Services Manager

859-323-8303

Billy Payne

Production Services Manager

859-323-7206