Beale Celebrations, an events center and management company located in historic downtown Kingman, today announced the addition of Linda Owens to its team as managing executive. Owens will work alongside Jamie Taylor, Beale Celebrations’ current managing executive, who will be retiring in June this year.

An 18-year resident of Kingman, Owens comes to Beale Celebrations with event planning and business development experience developed through more than 25-plus years in various management, administration, and marketing positions. She is currently an ambassador for the Chamber of Commerce, community service chairperson for Route 66 Rotary, and president of Soroptimist International of Kingman, which are volunteer positions serving the community. She has coordinated fundraising events providing operating funds and programs for Kingman and organizations around the world.

“Linda’s business acumen and experience is a great addition to our Team,” said Werner Fleischmann, owner of Beale Celebrations. “Downtown Kingman continues to be redeveloped. We know she will be able to build the Beale Celebration reputation as the location for entertainment and celebration events.”

“I am honored, excited and energized to be Beale Celebrations’ next managing executive,” Owens said.“With my connections, relationships and experiences, I will bring new ideas for events and services to Kingman. This is a fantastic venue for the growing needs of our community.”

Beale Celebrations opened in December 2013 and has become a premier location for fundraising events, seminars, travelogues, expos, weddings and reunions. The venue has more than 9,000 square feet of exhibit space and a seating capacity of up to 600 people.

For more information, contact Linda Owens at (928) 716-5237, or go to