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KemperSports & KemperLesnik Appoint Brian Milligan as Chief Financial Officer
August 3, 2012. KemperSports, a leading golf course management company, and its sister company KemperLesnik, a public relations, events and sports marketing agency, has announced the hiring of its new Chief Financial Officer, Brian Milligan. In this role, Milligan will oversee all finance, accounting and treasury activities for both KemperSports and KemperLesnik. Milligan will also work closely with the business development teams to evaluate new growth opportunities.
Milligan joins KemperSports and KemperLesnik with more than 14 years' experience as a CFO, having worked with several mid-sized services companies in the real estate and technology industries. Most recently, Milligan served as CFO at Business Only Broadband, LLC, a growing IT services company providing wireless broadband to the Chicago and New York markets. Milligan generated significant cost savings for Business Only Broadband and provided financial leadership for the company as it expanded its business in to additional markets.
"We are very pleased to have Brian join the KemperSports and KemperLesnik financial teams," said Steve Skinner, chief executive officer for KemperSports and KemperLesnik. "Brian's leadership and range of experience in the CFO position will be very valuable as we continue to grow both companies and expand KemperSports' portfolio of properties."
Milligan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame, and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Real Estate from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is also a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the Illinois CPA Society.
Northbrook, Ill.-based KemperSports operates golf facilities as well as athletic clubs, lodging venues and major sporting events, including nationally ranked courses and tournament venues such as Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, The Glen Club, Desert Willow Golf Resort and Chambers Bay, host of the 2010 U.S. Amateur and the 2015 U.S. Open. For more information, visit www.kempersports.com. Join the social media conversation at www.facebook.com/kempersports and www.twitter.com/kempersports.
KemperLesnik is a public relations, events and sports marketing agency. Ranked by Crain's Chicago Business among Chicago's top PR agencies, KemperLesnik has produced communications programs and managed major national and international events, including the EA Sports Maui Invitational college basketball tournament and numerous PGA Tour-affiliated events, for more than 30 years. For more information, visit www.kemperlesnik.com.