Director of Service and ActivationKansas City Chiefs
Kellen Begnoche is the Director of Service & Activation for the Kansas City Chiefs. In his role, Kellen is responsible for leading the premium service and corporate partnership activation teams. In his eight seasons with the Chiefs, Kellen has helped develop and execute strategic growth initiatives that have resulted in a suite sell-out, the first since Arrowhead was renovated in 2009. Kellen was instrumental in the creation of the Chiefs client service department, the hospitality arm of the business that is responsible for client appreciation, entertainment, and events. Investing in authentic relationships with clients and finding ways to grow their business has remained Kellen’s focus and primary goal in this role.
Kellen received a marketing degree from Kansas State University before obtaining his Master’s degree at Wichita State University. He completed an internship with the Houston Astros where he gained an ‘appreciation’ for traffic and humidity, before joining the Chiefs in 2011. He lives in Kansas City, MO with his wife, Rachel, and their dog, Chief.