Tom Valdiserri is the executive vice president and managing director of KemperLesnik. In this position, he oversees the sports marketing, event management and activation business for the agency.
In this role, Tom establishes new client relationships, sells sponsorships for the agency’s events business and client programs, develops new events and directs staff of 25 sports marketing, event and activation professionals.
Tom, who has more than 30 years of sports marketing experience, joined KemperLesnik after serving as senior vice president of entertainment and sports marketing for The Marketing Store. He has served on the board of USA Basketball and the Promotion Marketing Association; been Commissioner of the Continental Basketball Association; and held executive positions at multiple Chicago-based sports marketing organizations, including Sports Partners/Italia Advertising, Frankel & Company, and D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Notre Dame. He was a three time monogram winner and member of a National Championship Fencing team at Notre Dame.