SCHEELS is one of the largest sporting goods stores in America with over 115 years of retail experience with a superior quality of customer service and philanthropic support. Steve D. Scheel, the great-grandson of SCHEELS’ founder, is the company Chairman of the Board, and great-great-grandson Steve M. Scheel is CEO. Bill Nelson serves as President and oversees SCHEELS’ daily operations of more than 6,000 associates. As an employee-owned, privately held business, SCHEELS dedicates their consistent success to empowered associates, leaders, and partners who think and make decisions for their individual stores and the entire company. SCHEELS also gives back to the local communities, donating more than 10% of its profits to local charities and local non-profit organizations. Currently, SCHEELS has 28 locations in 13 states.