GSWParis 2022


Kathryn Schloessman

Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission (LASEC)



Kathryn Schloessman is President & CEO of the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission (LASEC), a non-profit organization officially designated by Los Angeles Tourism to attract, secure and support high-profile sports and entertainment events in Los Angeles. Schloessman leads LASEC’s strategic efforts to bring major events to Los Angeles and partners with the City and the region’s iconic venues to host a successful experience, ensuring their desire for a future return. Under Schloessman’s leadership, LASEC has been awarded several high-profile sporting events including the 2022 MLB All-Star Game, 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship, 123rd U.S. Open Championship and continues to support the Local Organizing Committee for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The LASEC team is now working to guarantee Los Angeles as one of the 2026 FIFA Men’s World Cup™ host cities. After securing these high-profile events, LASEC connects these events with local businesses and communities to deliver lasting economic, cultural, and social impacts for the region. LASEC hosts four annual events aimed at bringing board and community supporters together with industry leaders: Dodgers All-Access, Lakers All-Access, LASEC Golf Classic and NFL All-Access. Schloessman is an active member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). Schloessman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.