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Joe Kelley - Executive Director and president

exec@co.midland.tx.us


Joseph "Joe" Kelley purchased Dooley Management Company on August 15, 2018 and is currently the Owner/President of Horseshoe Hospitality Services. A 35-year veteran of the Public Assembly Management field, Kelley began his career as the Assistant Manager with Ogden Food Service at the Will Rogers Memorial Center (WRMC) in Fort Worth, Texas. After progressing through General Manager positions with Ogden Food Service in both Houston and El Paso, Texas he returned to WRMC at the age of 23 as the Assistant Facility Manager.
Kelley spent 13 years at the WRMC progressing through the ranks of General Manager and Assistant Director before moving to Reno, Nevada as the Executive Director of the Reno Sparks Livestock Events Center. While working in Reno for 18 years he progressed through various position spending his last 7 years as the Vice President of Facilities for the Reno Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority.
The opportunity to return to Texas presented itself in 2017 as the General manager of the Midland County Horseshoe Arena, Pavilion and Amphitheater. After a short tenure as General Manager, Kelley purchased the company from good friends and industry veterans Mike & Tammy Dooley where he is now the President/ Owner of Horseshoe Hospitality Services (HHS). HHS is a privately owned, Midland based full service manager of public assembly facilities specializing in facility management, food service, ticketing and event promotions.

Rick Woody - Associate Director of Operations

manager@midlandhorseshoe.com


Rick has lived in Midland for the past 17 years. He graduated from The University of Texas in San Antonio with a master’s in business administration in 2007. He has brought his wealth of knowledge to the Midland County Horseshoe operations team since 2008. He takes great pride in making sure that each event runs efficiently, and that the customer is always taken care of. He is excited for the many opportunities to come and to work with Horseshoe Hospitality Services group.

ANGELA PRATHER - Director of FOOD & BEVERAGE, Box Office & Marketing

APRATHER@mCOUNTY.com


aNGELA WAS RAISED IN MIDLAND AND IS A MOTHER OF TWO DAUGHTERS, JAYLEE AND EMMA.

SHE ENJOYS FAMILY TIME, COOKING, ENTERTAINING, SPORTS AND ATTENDING SOCIAL EVENTS. SHE IS ALSO PASSIONATE ABOUT PROMOTING LOCAL BUSINESSES AND EVENTS WITHIN HER COMMUNITY. ANGELA HAS A BACKGROUND IN MARKETING, AS WELL AS RESTAURANT AND EVENT MANAGEMENT. SHE IS THE CO-FOUNDER OF WEST TEXAS WEDDING EXPO AND MIX IT UP TEXAS. SHE HAS BEEN HIGHLY INVOLVED IN THE LOCAL EVENT INDUSTRY FOR THE PAST seven YEARS AND LOOKS FORWARD TO BRINGING HER KNOWLEDGE, CONTACTS, AND PAST CAREER EXPERIENCE TO THE MIDLAND COUTY HORSESHOE.

ROSIE GARCIA - Associate Director of ADMINISTRATION

RosieGARCIA@mCOUNTY.com


ROSIE gARCIA IS A NATIVE wEST tEXAN. sHE WAS BORN IN FORT STOCKTON AND HAS LIVED IN MIDLAND OVER 30 YEARS. COMMUNITY SERVICE IS NOTHING NEW TO HER AS SHE RETIRED FROM THE CITY OF MIDLAND CODE ENFORECEMNT DEPARTMENT AFTER 23 YEARS OF SERVICE. ROSIE IS AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF ST. STEPHEN'S CATHOLIC CHURCH AND ENJOYS BEING APART OF THE A.C.T.S. RETREAT PROGRAM. WITH HER FAITH AND FAMILY ALWAYS THE FOREFRONT OF HER ENDEAVORS, ROSIE HAS SUCCESSFULLY RUN SEVERAL ENTREPRENUERIAL BUSINESSES WHERE SHE SHARED HER PASSION FOR PEOPLE AND COMMUNITY.

brittany burke - administrative assistant/ scheduling coordinator

bburke@mCOUNTY.com


Brittany was born and raised in Odessa, TX and is a mother of two beautiful boys, Ryker and Daxton. She graduated from The University of Texas Permian Basin with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in sociology. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. Brittany has a background in the restaurant and bar industry for over 10 years. She previously worked for Mix It Up for 4 years as their operations manager and is now excited to bring her knowledge and experience in the event industry to helping people book their event at the Midland County Horseshoe.

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