Tom Valdiserri, Executive Vice President

Tom Valdiserri

Tom Valdiserri is the executive vice president of KemperLesnik. In this position, he oversees the sports marketing, event management and public relations businesses.

In this role, Tom establishes new client relationships, sells sponsorships for the agency’s events business and client programs and directs staff of 25 sports marketing, event and public relations professionals.

Tom, who has more than 30 years of sports marketing experience, joined KemperLesnik after serving as senior vice president of entertainment and sports marketing for The Marketing Store. He has served on the board of USA Basketball and the Promotion Marketing Association; been Commissioner of the Continental Basketball Association; and held executive positions at multiple Chicago-based sports marketing organizations, including Sports Partners/Italia Advertising, Frankel & Company, and D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles.

Tom holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Notre Dame. He was a three time monogram winner and member of a National Championship Fencing team at Notre Dame.

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