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.

Meeting Dates

Upcoming 2023 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

  • March 10, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
  • May 12, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
  • July 14, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
  • September 8, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
  • November 13, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.

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Louisville Arena Authority Board Meetings

  • January 23, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
  • March 13, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
  • May 15, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
  • July 17, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
  • September 11, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
  • November 16, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.


Board Members

  • Leslie Geoghegan (Chair)
  • Louie Seger (Vice-Chair)
  • Mark Blayney
  • Shannon Cales
  • Yvette Gentry
  • John F. Hodgson
  • Marcus Winkler (ex-officio)
  • Michael Jones
  • Thomas Liston
  • Darrin McCauley
  • Andrew Owen
  • Don Parkinson
  • Dale Romans
  • Steve Rowland
  • Deepak Tiwari
  • Nicole Yates

Requests for Proposals

Active Requests for Proposals

Completed 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.