Sara Kearney Joins KemperSports as Vice President of Hospitality and Strategic Initiatives
NORTHBROOK, Illinois, November 30, 2020 – KemperSports is pleased to welcome hospitality industry veteran Sara Kearney as vice president of hospitality and strategic initiatives. In this role, Sara will support KemperSports’ expansion of its relationship with Streamsong Resort to assume management of all resort operations for the award-winning, Central Florida destination. In addition, Sara will support the company’s other destination lodging properties, as well as work with executive leadership on strategic marketing and growth initiatives.
“The hospitality, hotel management, leadership and marketing expertise that Sara brings to KemperSports is second to none,” said Steve Skinner, CEO of KemperSports. “We are anxious to put her vast industry knowledge to work to help us improve the guest experience at our resort and destination properties, in addition to helping us grow that portfolio.”
Sara brings 25 years of experience in hospitality and hotel management, most recently serving in several global marketing and operating positions for Hyatt, including serving as senior vice president, brands and senior vice president, operations – Asia Pacific. In addition, Sara served as the general manager of Park Hyatt Chicago, overseeing all aspects of the hotel operations, marketing, sales, recruitment, team development and retention. A Chicago native, Sara resides in Glenview with her family.
Northbrook, Ill.-based KemperSports builds, owns, leases 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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