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Lesa France Kennedy

Executive Vice Chair of NASCAR

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Lesa France Kennedy Biography

Lesa France Kennedy is the Executive Vice Chair of NASCAR. Kennedy notably oversaw two major racetrack development projects in building Kansas Speedway and Chicagoland Speedway and expanding NASCAR’s portfolio into two major Midwest markets. She also led the revitalization of Phoenix Raceway completing its renovation in 2018 and Daytona International Speedway’s $400 million redevelopments in 2016. Prior to becoming Executive Vice Chair of NASCAR, Kennedy served as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors for International Speedway Corporation (ISC), a motorsports entertainment company acquired by NASCAR in October 2019.

Kennedy's conscious leadership, authenticity and incredible vision make her one of the most influential leaders in the motorsports industry, leading Forbes to select her twice as the “Most Powerful Woman in Sports” (2009, 2015). In her more than 30 years with ISC, she advanced through several key executive positions with increasing responsibility including Secretary, Treasurer and Executive Vice President.

In 1996, her leadership launched Daytona USA (later named Daytona 500 Experience) at the Daytona International Speedway, opening the destination’s first year-round motorsports attraction and museum. In 2002, she led two development projects, creating Kansas Speedway and Chicagoland Speedway and expanding ISC’s portfolio into two major Midwest markets.

Kennedy received the “Women Making History” award from the National Women’s History Museum in 2014 and was selected by Street and Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal as the “Most Influential Woman in Sports Business” in 2005.

Her son, Ben Kennedy, is carrying on the France family legacy as a driver in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Lesa France Kennedy serves on the Board of Directors of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), the NASCAR Foundation and the Board of Advisors of Moffitt Cancer Center. She is an avid supporter of the American Heart Association, Habitat for Humanity, Victory Junction Gang, and Daytona Beach Museum of Arts and Sciences. A Daytona Beach native, Kennedy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and psychology from Duke University.

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Executive Vice Chair of NASCAR

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Lesa France Kennedy Biography

Lesa France Kennedy is the Executive Vice Chair of NASCAR. Kennedy notably oversaw two major racetrack development projects in building Kansas Speedway and Chicagoland Speedway and expanding NASCAR’s portfolio into two major Midwest markets. She also led the revitalization of Phoenix Raceway completing its renovation in 2018 and Daytona International Speedway’s $400 million redevelopments in 2016. Prior to becoming Executive Vice Chair of NASCAR, Kennedy served as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors for International Speedway Corporation (ISC), a motorsports entertainment company acquired by NASCAR in October 2019.

Kennedy's conscious leadership, authenticity and incredible vision make her one of the most influential leaders in the motorsports industry, leading Forbes to select her twice as the “Most Powerful Woman in Sports” (2009, 2015). In her more than 30 years with ISC, she advanced through several key executive positions with increasing responsibility including Secretary, Treasurer and Executive Vice President.

In 1996, her leadership launched Daytona USA (later named Daytona 500 Experience) at the Daytona International Speedway, opening the destination’s first year-round motorsports attraction and museum. In 2002, she led two development projects, creating Kansas Speedway and Chicagoland Speedway and expanding ISC’s portfolio into two major Midwest markets.

Kennedy received the “Women Making History” award from the National Women’s History Museum in 2014 and was selected by Street and Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal as the “Most Influential Woman in Sports Business” in 2005.

Her son, Ben Kennedy, is carrying on the France family legacy as a driver in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Lesa France Kennedy serves on the Board of Directors of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), the NASCAR Foundation and the Board of Advisors of Moffitt Cancer Center. She is an avid supporter of the American Heart Association, Habitat for Humanity, Victory Junction Gang, and Daytona Beach Museum of Arts and Sciences. A Daytona Beach native, Kennedy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and psychology from Duke University.

Lesa France Kennedy Videos

  • The NASCAR Foundation 15th Anniversary Town Hall
  • Women In NASCAR: Lesa France Kennedy
  • Conversation: Lesa Kennedy and Rita Benson LeBlanc - YouTube

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  • How to book Lesa France Kennedy?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Lesa France Kennedy for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Lesa France Kennedy, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Lesa France Kennedy or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Lesa France Kennedy?

    Booking fees for Lesa France Kennedy, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Lesa France Kennedy, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Lesa France Kennedy?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Lesa France Kennedy for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lesa France Kennedy for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Lesa France Kennedy or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Lesa France Kennedy or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Lesa France Kennedy is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Lesa France Kennedy for your event is available upon request. Lesa France Kennedy generally travels from Daytona Beach, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jodi Bondi Norgaard, Rachel Nichols, Lisa Leslie, Dominique Dawes and Sheila Cummings. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Lesa France Kennedy for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Lesa France Kennedy Speaker Videos

  • The NASCAR Foundation 15th Anniversary Town Hall
    Women In NASCAR: Lesa France Kennedy
  • Conversation: Lesa Kennedy and Rita Benson LeBlanc - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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