Lindley will continue oversight for company’s Florida properties
NORTHBROOK, Illinois, March 12, 2020 – KemperSports is pleased to announce that Matt Lindley has been elected to Vice President, Southeast Operations. With this promotion, Lindley will continue his management responsibilities of operations oversight for the company’s Southeast region, consisting of the Florida portfolio that spans five unique markets in the region. He will also be assigned additional internal initiative responsibilities as an officer of the organization.
“Matt has been instrumental in achieving client results and growing our business within Florida and throughout the Southeast,” said Steve Skinner, CEO of KemperSports. “He oversees a diverse array of properties throughout the state – from The Country Club of Winter Haven to Bay Point Golf Club in the Panhandle. We are proud to recognize his contributions and leadership with a well-deserved promotion.”
Lindley has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, working in destination golf, private clubs, lodging and regional operations management. He has deep expertise with private clubs and daily fee facilities. On the private side, he has built a track-record for helping clubs reinvent themselves and innovate their offering to grow membership in a competitive marketplace. And on the daily fee side, Lindley is skilled at developing creative strategies to drive revenue year-round – not just during peak season.
Prior to joining KemperSports, Lindley held several key leadership positions in the industry, including Vice President of Golf Operations for Sandestin Resort, Regional Vice President of Intrawest Resorts, and Principal and Chief Operating Officer of Professional Golf Management Services.
He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Shreveport and has been a member of the PGA since 1990.
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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