KemperLesnik® Promotes Rob Christenson To Event Manager
Prior to joining KemperLesnik, Rob served as tournament coordinator for the Illinois Junior Golf Association, coordinating hundreds of events throughout the state of Illinois, served as the operations coordinator for the Valero Texas Open and was the Player Development Coordinator for PGA of America-Illinois Section, running the 2014 Drive Chip and Putt program. Rob earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation, Sport and Tourism from The University of Illinois.
“Rob has become our clients’ go-to for everything operations related,” said Tom Valdiserri, executive vice president, co-managing director of KemperLesnik. “He has been an integral member of our team since joining us in 2014, and we look forward to many more great achievements in the future.”
Rob joined in 2014 as a contract hire working on the Chicago Elite Classic. His hard work during that year led him to full-time employment with the organization in 2015 as event coordinator. Since then, Rob has been a vital member of the events department playing an important role in operations for each of our sports properties, including the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, CBS Sports Classic, McDonalds All American Games and both the Naperville and Windy City Wine Festivals.
In his new role, Rob will continue to take charge and lead several of the operational efforts for KemperLesnik events.