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Steve Schnell – Senior Manager, Business Development & HMF Programs

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Steve Schnell – Senior Manager, Business Development & HMF Programs

Steve was born and raised in Michigan where he graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelors in Marketing and Business Management. He relocated to Houston more than eight years ago where he became fully ingrained in the running community while managing the running specialty store, Luke’s Locker on West Gray. After gaining valuable industry knowledge and experience he went on to continue his career at Academy Sports + Outdoors for more than five years where he held various positions with the company including roles in buying, supply chain management and category marketing before coming to HMC.

Steve is an avid runner and triathlete and has participated in the Houston Marathon Weekend of Events six of his eight years in Houston. He has run in all three of the distance events during the weekend and has also guided for the half marathon in the Athlete’s with Disabilities category. He even set his marathon PR here last year in a time of 2:59:17!

In addition to his passion for endurance sport, Steve brings a wealth of industry relationships and project management skill sets. He elevates the HMF Programs and overall runner experience through our partnerships.