Craig L. Levra, Chairman of the Board since 2001, director since 1998, President since 1997, Chief Operating Officer from 1997 until 1999 and Chief Executive Officer since 1999. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Levra was employed by The Sports Authority, then the nation's largest sporting goods retailer. During his five-year tenure with that company, he held positions of increasing responsibility in merchandising and operations and was Vice President of Store Operations at the time of his departure.
Mr. Levra received a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas. Mr. Levra currently serves on the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Southern California, the Board of Directors of the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games, and the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission.more » « less