KemperLesnik New Hires and Promotions

KemperLesnik New Hires and Promotions

KemperLesnik continues to grow in Public Relations, Content Marketing, Event Management, Sports Marketing and esports. Below we recognize those whose performance makes it all possible.



Steve Knipstein- Promoted to Senior Vice President

Steve Knipstein has been an integral part of the KemperLesnik team since 2012, with a background in leading and managing corporate and agency public relations and corporate communication teams. As the Senior Vice President, Steve will spearhead the new business development function.





Nelson Taylor- Promoted to Director of Sports and Events

Nelson Taylor has been promoted to Director of Sports and Events from Senior Manager of Marketing and Client Services. Taylor serves as the team lead for brand activation, event operations and event marketing of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, CBS Sports Classic, Chicago Legends Basketball Tournament and McDonald’s All American Games.




Katherine Kanner- Promoted to Senior Account Executive

Katherine Kanner has been promoted to Senior Account Executive from Account Executive at KemperLesnik. Kanner serves as the point of contact for media

relations, social media and sports information across major sports partnerships such as the CBS Sports Classic and Maui Jim Maui Invitational.



Alana Anselmi- Promoted to Assistant Account Executive

In 2018, Alana Anselmi served as KemperLesnik’s Agency Coordinator of Public Relations. She has since been promoted to Assistant Account Executive for the B2B and B2C segments of the public relations department. Anselmi graduated from the University of Dayton with a degree in public relations.




Matt Lorah- Sales and Marketing Coordinator

Matt Lorah joins KemperLesnik as the Sales and Marketing Account Coordinator. Lorah graduated from Indiana University with dual degrees in Marketing and Professional Sales and joins the team with experience in corporate sales, sports marketing and event operations.