AUGUSTA’s future

Meet The Project Team


The Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority (ARCCA) owns and operates the Augusta Entertainment Complex, including the James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium. The Authority is led by a six-member Board of Directors, appointed by Augusta Commissioners, and Chairperson, appointed by the State Legislature. Management of the Augusta Entertainment Complex is provided by OVG360.

Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority Board of Directors: 

Cedric Johnson, Chairman*

Brad Usry, New Arena Committee Chairman*

Darren Smith*

Linda Edney-Wiley

John Kelley

Bonita Jenkins

Booker T. Roberson

*Denotes New Augusta Arena Committee Member

Perkins&Will is a global design practice and the architect of record for the project.

Hunden Strategic Partners is providing overall Market Analysis, Economic Impact and Project Feasibility Consulting for the project.

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