Chief Executive Officer
Steve oversees the growth and all aspects of both KemperSports and KemperLesnik as CEO. He has led the organizations for more than a decade and has influenced the establishment and growth of the company’s sports properties, golf destinations and the agency’s work with leading brands and sports leagues. Steve is known as a forward-looking business leader with an eye to new events and sports marketing initiatives. He is consistently named one of Golf Inc.’s top 10 Influencers in the industry and has been part of the production of USGA and PGA of America championship events, including the U.S. Open and the Senior PGA Championship. Steve is a graduate of University of Chicago Law School and Lawrence University, was a founder of The First Tee of Chicago and currently serves on the executive committee of the Chicago Sports Commission and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.