KemperLesnik Honored Among Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Award recognizes exceptional workplaces in Chicago 

KemperLesnik is excited to announce that it has been recognized by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® 2017 and is a winner of the 2016 competition. The competition identifies and honors organizations in Chicago that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment.

“At KemperLesnik, our commitment to creating an outstanding work environment for our staff members is a core value,” said Steve Skinner, CEO of KemperLesnik. “To be recognized as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is truly rewarding – especially because rankings are based on employee feedback. We are honored that such incredible people choose to build their careers with KemperLesnik.”

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include:

  • Compensation, benefits and employee solutions
  • Employee enrichment, engagement and retention
  • Employee education and development
  • Recruitment, selection and orientation
  • Employee achievement and recognition
  • Communication and shared vision
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Work-life balance
  • Community initiatives
  • Strategic company performance

Winners will be honored at a symposium and awards celebration on Monday, July 17 2017, at the Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge. Emcees will be Judy Hsu (ABC7) and Pat Cassidy (WBBM-AM).

For a complete list of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®, please visit

About KemperLesnik

KemperLesnik is a sports marketing, event management and public relations agency. Ranked by Crain's Chicago Business among Chicago’s top PR agencies, KemperLesnik produces integrated communications programs and manages major national events, including the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, the CBS SPORTS Classic, the McDonald's All American Games, the POWERADE Jam Fest and activation for KitchenAid and its PGA of America partnership. KemperLesnik has operated the Maui Jim Maui Invitational since 1990. For more information, visit

About The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the National Association For Business Resources that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. It is presented annually in several markets including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted. Visit to obtain an application. 



What Our Clients Are Saying

Brian Guthrie, Director of Marketing, Encompass Insurance

"We selected KemperLesnik to activate the Encompass Insurance title sponsorship including helping us measure the ROI of the Encompass Championship. KemperLesnik’s ability to deliver business results within the context of sports sponsorships, its expertise in golf and insurance, and its location in Chicago made it the perfect partner.”

Brian Guthrie, Director of Marketing, Encompass Insurance