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Edward A. Snyder Appointed to Board of Directors for KemperSports, KemperLesnik

Edward A. Snyder Appointed to Board of Directors for KemperSports, KemperLesnik

NORTHBROOK, ILLINOIS, February 4, 2020 – Edward A. Snyder, recently retired Dean of the Yale School of Management, has been elected to the Board of Directors of KemperSports, operator of over 125 golf destinations, clubs and courses across America, and KemperLesnik, a leading Midwest based  diversified marketing company.

Dr. Snyder, who currently serves on the faculty at Yale, was formerly the Dean of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. During his tenure, the Graduate School of Business received its largest donation in history and changed its name to the Booth School of Business. Under Dr. Snyder’s deanship, the Booth School of Business rose to be ranked as the number one business school in America.

Prior to that, Dr. Snyder served as Dean of the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. He is a noted international economist.

“We are delighted to have a person of Dr. Snyder’s stature and leadership skills join our board,” said Steve Lesnik, founder and chairman of KemperSports and KemperLesnik. “As a member of the board, Dr. Snyder will share in responsibility for the governance and oversight of financial and management policies, strategic direction, long-range planning and succession matters.”

Dr. Snyder served on the Board of Directors of Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ: CECO) when Mr. Lesnik was Chairman of the Board.

Dr. Snyder joins Steve Raab, president of SportsNet New York (SNY), and Allan J. Reich, chairman of the board of the Oakmark family of domestic and international mutual funds and a prominent Chicago attorney, as an independent member of the Board of Directors.

About KemperSports

Northbrook, Ill.-based KemperSports builds, owns and manages golf courses, resorts, athletic clubs and lodging venues across the U.S. and Caribbean. The company manages an award-winning portfolio including nationally-ranked courses, private clubs, municipal courses and tournament venues such as Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, named the No. 1 Golf Resort in North America by Golf Digest and GOLF magazine; Streamsong Resort; The Glen Club; Desert Willow Golf Resort; Chambers Bay, host of the 2015 U.S. Open. For more information about KemperSports, please visit https://www.kempersports.com/.

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About KemperLesnik:

KemperLesnik is a leading public relations, event marketing, sports marketing and content marketing agency. KemperLesnik produces award-winning campaigns that connect people to brands in innovative ways. With content generation at its core, the agency specializes in delivering integrated communications for leading brands in consumer, corporate, sports and travel and tourism industries. KemperLesnik has managed major national and international events, including the Maui Jim Maui Invitational and numerous PGA TOUR affiliated events, for more than 30 years.

For more information, visit www.kemperlesnik.com or follow on Twitter @KemperLesnik.


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Lucino Sotelo




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