Will Wilton has resigned as general manager of the River Center, a turn that follows two former employees filing sexual harassment lawsuits against him.Wilton
declined to comment this morning.SMG
, the private company that used to employ Wilton and ran the center, confirmed that he
quit last week, but spokesman Bill Curl said he
couldn't provide details because it's a personnel matter.Curl said an interim replacement will be appointed this week and a permanent replacement will soon take over for Wilton
, who ran the River Center
for more than a decade.
...Wilton and SMG have been sued by Dianne Johnson, River Center director of sales and event services, and Kidie Thornton, former marketing and events manager and is BREC Superintendent Mark Thornton's wife.
Johnson and Kidie Thornton claim Wilton
made vulgar comments that created a hostile work environment, according to a report in The Advocate.