KemperSports has named Steve Goris as its new senior vice president of KemperSports Venues while Jeremy Goldblatt has been promoted to chief operating officer at KemperSports.
Goris will oversee the strategy, growth and operations for KemperSports’ new business unit dedicated to a portfolio of youth sports and recreation facilities. Most recently, Goris served as senior vice president of Vieste LLC, leading the development of the soon-to-open Memphis Sports and Events Center. Prior to that, he served as vice president of planning and development for Sports Facility Manaaement after co-founding and working as chief operating officer of Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
“l am honored and thrilled to have the opportunity to lead the KemperSports Venues team,” said Goris. “KemperSports has a long and storied history of driving excellence for its clients, and its ‘client first’ culture attracted me to this opportunity. This culture coupled with a depth of resources and expertise, which are unparalleled in the industry, will position our team to become the premier management company in youth and amateur sports.”
Goldblatt, who was hired as the executive vice president of managed and leased services at KemperSports in early 2021, will continue to oversee the golf and hospitality operations at more than 130 courses, venues and resorts in 27 states. He will manage KemperSports’ regional operations, purchasing, and new business development teams. Prior to KemperSports, Goldblatt was chief operating officer of professional sports catering at Levy
“Jeremy has driven exceptional results for KemperSports and our clients since his arrival,” said Steve Skinner, chief operating officer of KemperSports. “Jeremy not only brings a unique background of proven success and strong commitment to client service, but also has a passion for investing in people — something we place a high value on at KemperSports.”