Kizart named to fraternity position
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Sherman K. Kizart, founder and managing director of Kizart Media Partners, Inc., has been appointed Director of Development for Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

The appointment came from the 32nd Grand Polemarch of the 100 year old fraternity, Mr. William “Randy” Bates, Jr., Esq.

In this position Kizart will oversee all financial committees for Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and Kappa Foundation related committees.

Previously Kizart, who is a native of Cleveland, was chairman of the Corporate Outreach and Strategic Media Partnerships Committee for the fraternity.

Kizart Media Partners, Inc. is a national media sales and marketing consulting firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

The company he launched in 2008 partners with clients to generate greater sales that focus on revenue opportunities for urban-targeted media platforms.

Kizart is recognized for his over 20 years of experience in the media and telecom industry.

He serves as an urban sales and marketing expert to some of the leading advocacy organizations in the U.S. including the Radio Advertising Bureau, National Association of Broadcasters, and National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters.

Prior to founding KMP, Inc., Kizart worked for Interep, Inc. as senior vice president and director of urban radio.

He serves on the FCC’s re-chartered Federal Advisory Committee on Diversity in the Digital Age.

The Diversity Committee focuses on creating an environment that enables employment of a diverse workforce in the media, telecommunications and related fields; exploring ways to ensure universal access to broadband; and establishing the widest possible dissemination of information from diverse media sources.

Kizart also had the opportunity to work with the 4A’s (American Association of Advertising Agencies) in the adoption of a non-discrimination media vendor policy that helps bridge the gap in opportunities afforded to all minority-owned and minority targeted media platforms.

Kizart Media Partners hosts the annual Power of Urban Radio Forum in partnership with the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters every fall.

At last year’s 11th annual conference executives responsible for planning and placing more than $50 Billion in measured media attended including advertising agency media directors, global media agency planners, and chief marketing officers of major corporations.

Neil Golden, CMO for McDonald’s USA delivered the keynote address. Kizart is the Chairman of RADIO INK Magazine's Urban Advisory Council, and is seated on the Board of Visitors at the Howard University John H. Johnson School of Communications.

Sherman Kizart was awarded the radio industry's highest recognition, the Radio Wayne Award.

Contact him at Kizart Media Partners 312-421-4803 or shermankizart@att.net.