Frank Lapsley Appointed As New General Manager of The North Charleston Coliseum

Conshohocken, PA (November 13, 2015) – Beginning November 16, Frank Lapsley will take over as the new General Manager of the North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center in North Charleston, SC.

“I look forward to working with the SMG team in North Charleston and becoming an active part of the community,” said Lapsley. “We will continue to build on the legacy of these first-class facilities.”

Frank Lapsley will be transferring from his current position as the General Manager of the SMG-managed Cabarrus Arena and Events Center in Concord, NC in order to fill the opening at the coliseum. “Frank is an engaging leader,” said SMG Regional Vice President, Leonard Bonacci. “His charismatic leadership style has been successful in leading the team at Cabarrus Arena and Event Center for the past 10 years. That, combined with his 25 years in the sports and entertainment industry, makes for an exciting future.  We are thrilled to have Frank as part of our team in North Charleston.” Kenny Robinson, Cabarrus Arena’s Director of Operations, will be assuming an interim GM role after Lapsley’s departure.

“The City of North Charleston welcomes Frank Lapsley as the new General Manager of the North Charleston Coliseum, Performing Arts Center and Convention Center,” said R. Keith Summey, Mayor of the City of North Charleston. “He brings many years of experience and successes to our venues. The city has been providing quality events to the community since 1993 and we look forward to continuing this excellence with Frank and SMG.“