KEMPERLESNIK® NAMES DAVID PROSPERI AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR
CHICAGO, JULY 25, 2022 – KemperLesnik, a Chicago-based public relations, brand activation and events agency, today announced the appointment of David Prosperi, a veteran Chicago public relations executive, as Executive Vice President and Managing Director. Prosperi will oversee the Public Relations and Content businesses for KemperLesnik and report to CEO Steve Skinner. He replaces Amy Littleton.
“I have known and worked with David for many years, and I look forward to his contributions across the entire spectrum of our business as we continue to grow,” said Skinner. “He is an outstanding public relations professional and executive. His expertise in risk management and financial services will certainly benefit our client base, as well as the businesses we serve in the sports, entertainment and hospitality industries.”
Prior to joining KemperLesnik, Prosperi served as senior vice president of communications for the Options Clearing Corporation, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, where he led the team responsible for public relations, media relations, employee and customer communications, crisis communications and social media. He held similar senior communications roles at Aon, CME Group and the Chicago Board of Trade. Prosperi also served as Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Transportation under President George H.W. Bush, and as Assistant White House Press Secretary under President Ronald Reagan, in addition to working on two presidential campaigns.
“I am a strong believer in helping a client or helping a colleague help a client, and I am very familiar with the high level of service and exceptional culture provided by KemperLesnik,” Prosperi said. “I look forward to joining and collaborating with its very talented public relations team and our colleagues at KemperSports.”
Skinner added, “We are excited about the future of KemperLesnik as we continue to grow our capabilities in public relations, brand activation and content marketing. David will lead the incredibly talented KL team in successfully growing the business and carrying on our legacy of doing breakthrough work for our clients.”
KemperLesnik is a public relations, brand activation, sports and events agency. Ranked by Crain’s Chicago Business among Chicago’s top PR agencies, KemperLesnik produces integrated business- and consumer-targeted communications programs; manages major national events, including the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, the McDonald’s All American Games, the POWERADE Jam Fest; and activates the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship. For more information, visit www.kemperlesnik.com.
Gretchen Muller, KemperLesnik, firstname.lastname@example.org, 312-952-4802