leadership

USA Cycling, Inc.

Rob
DeMartini

President and CEO
Background

Rob joined USA Cycling in February 2019, bringing with him extensive knowledge and experience from a diverse background as well as strong business-building experience across various industries. A passionate athlete and cycling enthusiast, Rob was drawn to the opportunity to lead USA Cycling after recognizing the potential for the organization to take on a larger leadership role in the cycling industry.

Rob came to USA Cycling after spending 12 years as President and CEO of New Balance where under his leadership, New Balance doubled its global annual sales to reach $4.2B and achieved one of the highest growth rates in the athletic footwear and apparel industry. Prior to joining New Balance, his career at Procter & Gamble spanned 20 years, beginning in their Food & Beverage Division and including management roles with the Gillette Company, North American Snacks, and Millstone Coffee. 

Rob is the past Chairman of The American Apparel & Footwear Association and is a current board member of The Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, a nonprofit spinoff from MIT, focused on accelerating innovation in the apparel industry. He is also a board member of Welch Foods, a Farmer Owned Cooperative and Aloha Foods.

Rob earned his B.S. in Finance from San Diego State University. He resides with his Wife in Park City, Utah.

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Todd
Sowl

Chief Financial Officer
Background

Todd has been with USA Cycling since 2001 and leads the accounting, finance, legal, human resources, and risk management functions at USA Cycling. 

Prior to joining USA Cycling, Todd was with PricewaterhouseCoopers with a focus on hi-tech, SEC, and manufacturing clients along with extensive IPO experience.  

Todd has MS and BS degrees in accounting from the University of Denver and completed the Strategic Financial Leadership Program with the Tuck Management School of Business at Dartmouth College.  Todd is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Colorado and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.  He resides in Colorado with his wife and two kids and enjoys trail running, cycling, and backpacking.

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Chuck
Hodge

Chief of Racing and Events
Background

Chuck joined USA Cycling in 2015 as Technical Director, before moving into his next position as VP of Operations in 2017. He moved into his current role as Chief of Racing and Events in 2018.  Chuck overseas USA Cycling’s National Championships, national series, and officials’ programs, as well as the development of new programs to benefit event organizers and members at all levels.  

A former competitive cyclist in road, track and mountain bike, Chuck moved into the organizational side of the sport in the late 1990’s. Since then, he has been involved in organizing some of the largest races in the US, holding management positions with the Tour de Georgia, Tour of Utah, Tour of California, US Pro Challenge, and 2015 Richmond World Championships. In addition, he is a UCI International Road Commissaire and still works as an official at races of all levels. 

Chuck is a recent transplant to Larkspur, Colorado where he lives with his wife and two dogs.

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Kim
Patrick Gerra

Executive Director of Technology
Background

Kim Patrick Gerra recently joined USA Cycling to lead the technology organization and oversee the transformation initiative to improve and update the company’s expansive membership and event management platform, and refresh its suite of mobile products. 

Prior to joining USA Cycling, Kim was the healthcare practice lead for eos Consulting, a boutique management consulting firm; and previously, the Chief Technology Officer for PCCI, a predictive analytics healthcare organization; and a Vice President responsible for global innovation, at Sabre, Inc., an industry leader in travel technology. 

Kim earned her BA in Computer Science from Mississippi State University, and resides in Boulder, Colorado with her family of cycling enthusiasts.   

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Scott
Schnitzspahn

Vice President of Elite Athletics
Background

Scott leads the elite athletics department at USA Cycling which supports the development of elite cyclists from talented juniors to star Olympians.  

With more than a decade in high performance sport leadership, Scott joined USA Cycling in 2017 from the US Olympic Committee, where he served as High Performance Director.  A USA Cycling member since 2000, Scott is a USAC Level I certified coach with distinction.  

Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from The Ohio State University and earned a Professional Certificate in Olympic Sport Leadership from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.  

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Shane
Garman

General Counsel
Background

Shane joined USA Cycling in 2014 as Staff Attorney, before moving into his next position as Legal Counsel in 2016. He moved into his current role as General Counsel in 2019.  Shane is responsible for advising USA Cycling on all legal matters including, governance, contracts, intellectual property, insurance/risk management, disciplinary issues and dispute resolution, as well as managing litigation and overseeing USA Cycling’s SafeSport Program.

Garman is on the Board of Directors for Advance Colorado Fund, a Colorado nonprofit corporation that produces the Bailey Hundo, a 100-mile mountain bike fundraising race supporting the Colorado Mountain Bike Association, Colorado High School Cycling League and Trips for Kids Denver Metro.

Shane received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2000, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2007. Shane is an avid cyclist and a regular cyclocross and mountain bike racer.  He and his wife, Jodi, live in Lone Tree, Colorado with their cat Jack.

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