Schuylkill Valley Sports appointed Steve Kauffman as executive vice president. Kauffman will be responsible for providing executive leadership in the areas of strategic planning, financial administration and human resource management.

In addition, Kauffman will manage the Real Estate leases for the company. Kauffman previously served on the Board of Directors. 

“Steve’s business leadership experience and strong communication skills will serve our company well as we continue to direct the company toward long-term growth and profitability,” says Jerry Williams, President of Schuylkill Valley Sports. “We are an ESOP company and Steve’s leadership will help to ensure that we continue to strengthen shareholder value for our employees.  Steve has served on our Board of Directors for the past 3 years and we are excited to have him join our workforce.”

Prior to joining Schuylkill Valley Sports, Kauffman served in several leadership positions in the food industry for Marcho Farms, Smithfield Foods and Moyer Packing. Steve earned his B.A. in Human Resource Management from Muhlenberg College and his MBA from Lehigh University.    

Schuylkill Valley Sports is a full-line sporting goods retailer with 18 locations throughout eastern & central PA and parts of New Jersey.