Louisville Arena Authority

The Louisville Arena Authority is a Kentucky, non-profit corporation that oversees the management and operation of the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. The LAA’s all-volunteer Board of Directors is comprised of Louisville Metro Mayor and Kentucky Governor-appointed members. The KFC Yum! Center, a state-of-the-art multi-purpose arena, is home to the University of Louisville men’s and women’s basketball programs and hosts approximately 120 events annually. Under the LAA’s guidance, the KFC Yum! Center has attracted some of the world’s top concerts, family shows and sporting events, including multiple NCAA championship events and several top grossing concerts annually. Each year, the venue ranks among the top 30 arenas in the nation for ticket sales.

Financials and Meeting Minutes

Meeting Dates


All meetings are held in the KFC Yum! Center's Jim King Board Room, unless noted, and are open to the public and the media. Please note that the below schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Louisville Arena Authority Finance Committee Meetings 

May 7 at 10:00 a.m. (in person in KFC Yum! Center Spirit Room)

July 9 at 10:00 a.m.

September 10 at 10:00 a.m.

November 5 at 10:00 a.m.
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Louisville Arena Authority Board Meetings

May 10 at 9:00 a.m. (in person in KFC Yum! Center Spirit Room)

July 12 at 9:00 a.m.

September 13 at 9:00 a.m.

November 8 at 9:00 a.m. 


Arena Agreements

Board Members


Leslie Geoghegan (Chair)

Louie Seger, V (Vice-Chair)

Mark Blayney

Yvette Gentry

John F. Hodgson

David James (ex-officio)

Michael Jones

Thomas Liston

Darrin McCauley

Nicole Yates

Andrew Owen

Don Parkinson

Larissa Reece

Dale Romans

Steve Rowland

Deepak Tiwari

Requests for Proposals


Media Information

For more information or questions about the Louisville Arena Authority, please contact Sandra Moran: (502) 690-9278.

Media looking for information not found in the "financials" or "archives" section of this page can submit an open records request by clicking here