Lesa France Kennedy

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Lesa Dawn Kennedy (France)

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Daughter of Bill France, Jr. and Betty Jane France
Widow of Dr. Bruce Kennedy
Mother of Ben Kennedy
Sister of Brian France

Occupation: chief executive officer of International Speedway Corporation and a member of the board of directors of NASCAR.
Managed by: Patricia Ann Clark
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About Lesa France Kennedy

Lesa France Kennedy, (born Lesa Dawn France on May 24, 1961) is the chief executive officer of International Speedway Corporation and a member of the board of directors of NASCAR.

Kennedy received a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Psychology from Duke University in 1983.

Kennedy joined ISC in 1983 and was named to the board of directors one year later. She served as ISC's secretary from 1987–96 and as its treasurer from 1989-96. From that point until April 2003, Kennedy was the company's executive vice president. She was then appointed president of ISC after her father, Bill France, Jr. stepped down. Most recently, Kennedy was named chief executive officer in April 2009.

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Lesa France Kennedy's Timeline

1961
May 24, 1961
1991
December 26, 1991
Age 30
Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida, United States