Becky Colwell Hired as GM for Kia Forum and Intuit Dome
Music and events venue veteran Becky Colwell has been announced as the general manager for the Kia Forum and vp for music and events at the yet-to-open Intuit Dome, both in Inglewood, Calif. She joins the LA Clippers organization, which owns both buildings, and brings to the job 25 years of venue industry experience. Colwell will be responsible for operations and programming of the Kia Forum as well as the programming of Intuit Dome when it opens as the new home of the Clippers in 2024.
Colwell was previously the gm of the Greek Theater, first for SMG and then for ASM Global following AEG Facilities merger with SMG in 2019, and also served as regional director of booking for ASM Global’s western region. While at the Greek, Colwell was named 2017 venue executive of the year by the International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA), and the venue was consistently recognized as one of the top five venues in the country.
She starts her new role today, Oct. 24 and will report to LA Clippers president of business operations Gillian Zucker.
“Becky has earned a reputation for creating best-in-class experiences for all who step foot in the venues she leads and will help us continue to achieve new standards at the Kia Forum and Intuit Dome,” said Zucker.
Colwell added “I’m thrilled to join the Kia Forum family and to be a part of the talented team building what will be the best new venue in the world at Intuit Dome.”
Colwell has also worked as an executive at Booth Amphitheatre and Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in North Carolina. She is an alumna of Auburn University and currently serves as IEBA President and incoming chairman.