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Volume 21 No. 2
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Jimmy Earl, Frank Erwin Center

Photo by: COURTESY OF FRANK ERWIN CENTER
JIMMY EARL
Senior associate director
Frank Erwin Center

Earl’s tenure at the University of Texas arena dates to 1977, when the building opened its doors with Oklahoma-Texas men’s basketball game. He spent a three-year stretch running the convention center in Fort Worth before returning to Austin in 1990. From 2004-05, Earl served as president of the International Association of Venue Managers, and last year, he received the Charles A. McElravy Award, IAVM’s highest honor.