Meet Our Team

Professionals You Can Trust

Great service starts with great people. We believe our team at Gateway Convention Center is among the very best.  Our team of seasoned professionals is committed to delivering the highest level of customer service with attention to detail.  We strive to create excellent event experiences for our everyone that enters our doors.  We can help you plan your event from start to finish. Along the way, we’ll make sure everything runs smoothly, efficiently and worry-free.   

Gateway Convention Center has built a reputation for providing our clients and guests an extraordinary level of service. That is why so many of our customers become repeat clients.  We host more than 300 functions annually including, international and national conventions, business meetings, fundraisers, banquets, and tradeshows. From the initial planning stages and menu selection to audio visual and logistics, our team of event professionals will see to every detail to ensure a successful event.

Cynthia Warke

Executive Director
618-345-8998 ext. 105
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Tracy Robinette

Executive Assistant
618-345-8998 ext. 116
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Jamie Lane

Director of Sales & Marketing
618-345-8998 ext. 123
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Rita Sumrall

Sales Manager
618-345-8998 ext. 147
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Dave Allison

Director of Operations & Events
618-345-8998 x108
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Ashley Pfitzinger

Sales Manager & Gateway Wedding Show Producer
618-345-8998 ext. 109
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Jesse Otten

Event Manager
618-345-8998 ext. 117
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Jeff Foster

Sales & Event Manager
618-345-8998 ext. 117
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Lindsay Giacoletto

Event Manager
618-345-8998 ext. 127
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Dominique Davis

Event Manager
618-345-8998 ext.107
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Hannah Ossola

Event Manager
618-345-8998 x118
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Paul Phipps

Building Maintenance Foreman
618-345-8998 ext.125
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Joe Decker

Shift Supervisor
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Laura Kott

Shift Supervisor
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Danny Wozniak

Shift Supervisor
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Elayna Wiggins

General Manager Spectra Food Services & Hospitality
618-345-8998 ext. 200
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Carl Vollmer

Executive Chef Spectra Food Services & Hospitality
618-345-8998 ext. 201
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Amy McNally

Senior Catering Manager Spectra Food Services & Hospitality
618-345-8998 ext. 203
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