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KemperSports Tabs Josh Ward as Vice President – New Business Development

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 18, 2024KemperSports, a leading golf, sports, entertainment and hospitality company, announced today that golf industry veteran Josh Ward will join the KemperSports team as Vice President – New Business Development. In his new role, Josh will be responsible for expanding KemperSports’ roster of managed and leased daily-fee courses, private clubs and destination resorts.

“Josh has a great background in golf and resort operations with a focus on generating revenue,” said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. “That keen understanding of the golf industry and passion for helping grow companies will make him a great addition to our team.”

Josh joins the KemperSports team after spending the last six years in revenue management and business development roles in the golf course management business where he helped drive incremental revenues and secure multiple new management agreements. He began his career in sales with NBC Sports/Golf Channel and also spent time in resort operations and revenue management at PGA West and La Quinta Resort.

“For more than 40 years, KemperSports has been a leader in managing some of the most highly regarded golf courses and resorts in the country,” said Ward. “Our shared passion for delivering exceptional service to our clients and guests make this a great fit.”

Josh received his bachelor’s degree from Miami University (2013) and his MBA from Ohio University (2020).

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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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B.R. Koehnemann, KemperSports | 847-421-4537

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