New Governor of Pinnacle Bank Arena Announced

LINCOLN, Nebraska (press release) – Pinnacle Bank Arena management company ASM Global has announced Tim Savon as the new CEO of the arena and Pinewood Bowl. Savona succeeded Tom Lorenz, who died on October 1, 2022 and has served as CEO since the arena opened in 2013.

“Pinnacle Bank Arena and Pinewood Bowl are the jewels in the Lincoln entertainment crown,” Leirion Mayor Gaylor Baird said. “With his extensive experience in facility management, Tim is ready to hit the ground running and build on his track record of top-notch entertainment experiences for our residents.”

Savona will start on February 13th. He is currently General Manager of the Tysons Event Center and Orpheum Theater in Sioux City, Iowa.

“I am thrilled to lead the Pinnacle Bank Arena and Pinewood Bowl Theater team. This next opportunity to join ASM Global will allow me to work closely with our clients in the City of Lincoln and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln,” said Savona.

Savona served as General Manager of the Ford Idaho Center and Nampa Civic Center in Nampa/Boise, Idaho from 2015 to 2019. From 2013 to 2015, he was a member of the Budweiser Events Center Senior Leadership Team in Loveland, Colorado as an assistant. CEO/Event Director. Previously, Savona served as Events Manager for Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa to organize, build and manage events at four separate venues under one roof: Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall Convention Center, Veterans Memorial Auditorium and Conference Polk County complex.

He began his career in minor league baseball, managing and providing hospitality and concession services for the Charleston Riverdogs, and later oversaw the baseball, stadium, and events of a newly built $20 million minor league baseball multipurpose facility for the Grand Prairie Airhogs, which opened. in May 2008. In 2008, the stadium was named America’s Best New Stadium.

Savona is a member of the Sioux City CVB Regional Council and a former Council President, Council Member of the Ronald McDonald House of Siouxland, and Member of the Park Saturday Council.

“Tim is known as one of the most experienced Venue Managers in the industry, having hosted and collaborated with many of the nation’s most high-profile events in a career spanning nearly 20 years,” said Doug Thornton, Executive Vice President of ASM Global, Stadium Arena and Theatrical department. “Tim is a true professional who brings a unique perspective to the Pinnacle Bank Arena and Pinewood Bowl Theatre.”

“Tim’s experience and accomplishments will enable us to continue the unique partnership at Pinnacle Bank Arena between the City and the University of Nebraska at Lincoln,” said Tim Clare, NU Regent.

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