The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) elected Stefanie Zanders, general manager and co-owner of Zanders Sporting Goods, to its board of directors. The announcement was made during the association’s annual membership meeting in Kansas City, MO this week.

“We are thrilled to have Stefanie join our leadership team to help us strengthen the association’s impact on the industry and share our confidence in two-step distribution. Stefanie brings a wealth of background and experience to the Board of Directors,” said Kenyon Gleason, NASGW president. “I’m confident that Stefanie will help us push the association in a postive direction.”

Stefanie Zanders is an avid outdoors woman and shooting enthusiast who continues to promote shooting sports to various youth organizations and the future of the industry. In addition to managing Zanders and raising her four boys, she enjoys boating, fishing, trap shooting and horseback riding.

Zanders Sporting Goods, a national sporting goods distributor located in Sparta, IL, has been in business and serving firearms retailers for over 50 years. The company carries a diverse line of over 40,000 unique products in the warehouse.

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers is comprised of wholesalers, manufacturers, independent sales reps, media and service providers – both national and international – all of whom are primarily focused on shooting sports equipment and accessories. As a trade association representing the business interests of its members, NASGW’s mission is to bring shooting sports buyers and sellers together. For more information about the NASGW, visit the association’s website at