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Steve Ryan Named Regional Operations Executive with KemperSports Venues

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 28, 2024 KemperSports, a leading golf, sports, entertainment and hospitality company, announced today that industry veteran Steve Ryan will join the rapidly growing KemperSports Venues team as regional operations executive. In his role, Steve will use his significant experience in the athletic facility management industry to provide leadership and oversight to a growing portfolio of KemperSports Venues facilities.

“For more than 20 years, Steve Ryan has excelled in the launch and operations of athletic facilities across the country,” said Senior Vice President of KemperSports Venues Steve Goris. “His experience across private, municipal, public, non-profit and new construction projects will be a huge asset to our team.”

In addition to facility operations, program development, strategic planning, staff training and development, and marketing, Steve opened several new developments during his career, including Americana YMCA in Zachary, La. (2013), The HUB Recreation Center in Marion, Ill. (2014) and Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports in Columbus, Ohio (2016).

“I am grateful for the opportunity to join the team at KemperSports Venues,” said Ryan. “I believe we share a combined value in understanding the importance of youth sports and community recreation with the rest of the KemperSports Venues family.”

Steve Ryan is a graduate of MacMurray College where he played on the men’s basketball team.

About KemperSports:
KemperSports is a leading sports, entertainment and hospitality company that delivers operational excellence in property and experience management. Headquartered in Chicago with regional offices throughout the U.S., KemperSports manages more than 140 golf courses, private clubs, sports venues, and destination resorts nationwide. It has more golf properties named among the top 100 U.S. public and resort courses as rated by GOLF Magazine, Golf Digest and Golfweek than any other management company. For more information about KemperSports, visit

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Media Contact:
B.R. Koehnemann, KemperSports | 847-421-4537

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