Luke Zeller

President and ceo

Steve Zeller


  • Graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science.

  • During his career, Steve worked 28 years in the meat industry for companies including Oscar Mayer, Louis Rich, Simmons Poultry, and Perdue Farm.

  • He and his wife, Lorri, live in Washington, Indiana.

  • Raised 3 sons (Luke, Tyler, Cody)

  • Today, Steve works Full-Time for Zeller Xperience, a non-profit business that conducts basketball and character training.

  • Steve & Lorri are authors of the book “Raising Boys The Zeller Way”.

Chip Snively


  • Professor Snively is a Senior Lecturer in the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC Chapel Hill. In addition, he is the coordinator of the Investment Emphasis in the Undergraduate Business Program and the Capital Markets and Investments Concentration in the full-time MBA Program. He is also the faculty sponsor for the UNC Finance Society and the MBA Investment Club.

  • He joined UNC Kenan-Flagler from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, where he was co-director of the Investment Management Academy, an applied investment management concentration/curriculum. He taught courses in the MBA (residential and online) and undergraduate programs, as well as a co-operative graduate program in Zagreb, Croatia.

  • Prior to teaching, Professor Snively worked for Intel Corporation in various senior financial management roles, including running manufacturing facilities in Malaysia, China and Puerto Rico, and a strategic planning group in Arizona. Additionally, he has corporate finance experience with American Airlines, and asset management experience with Liberty National Bank & Trust Company.

  • He received his MBA in finance/international business from Indiana's Kelley School of Business and an undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Kentucky. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

  • Professor Snively was a long time basketball official, refereeing for 31 years in Kentucky, Texas, Arizona, and the great state of Indiana, where he worked numerous Sectionals, Regionals, and Semi-States for the IHSAA. Professor Snively resides in Chapel Hill, NC with his wife Tanja (also an IU alum, daughter Taylor (15), Son Alex (15), and daughter McKenna (13). He has worked with DistinXion since the formation of the business plan by Luke Zeller at Notre Dame.

Lorri Zeller


  • Graduated Cum Laude from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with a degree in Business Administration.

  • Lorri was inducted into her college’s Hall of Fame, honoring her basketball and softball careers.

  • During her career, Lorri coached basketball and worked in the Washington High School Athletic Office.

  • Today, Lorri works Full-Time for Zeller Xperience, a non-profit business that conducts basketball and character training.

  • Steve & Lorri are authors of the book “Raising Boys The Zeller Way”.

Scott Fuson

Intern development committee member | missions committee member

  • Graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing.

  • Scott Fuson joined Dow Corning Corporation in 1982. Throughout his career in Dow Corning, he has held various positions in sales for electronics and aerospace industries, marketing, corporate business development, strategic intelligence, market planning, and strategy development.

  • In 2005, Scott was elected corporate vice president, a role in which he led teams that re-defined Dow Corning’s service and solutions offerings. He was involved in the early stages of the development of XIAMETER® along with leading the company’s activity to integrate all customer-facing activities including e-business, corporate branding, and communications.

  • In 2007, Scott was named vice president for Dow Corning’s Life Sciences Global Market Business Unit.

Brian Bailey

C.H.A.M.P.I.O.N.S. Program Chaplain and Middle School Program director

  • 1984 graduate of University of Evansville with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.

  • 2003 graduate from Indiana University with a Masters in Public Affairs Administration.

  • Has worked 33 years for the US Navy in Crane, Indiana as an engineer, project manager, communications director, brand manager and technology transfer director.

  • Serves as an elder at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church in Bloomington, Indiana.

  • Brian and his wife of 32 years Jill, have two children, Dr. Derek Bailey O.D. (wife Erika) and Ms. Brittany Bailey who works as a software quality assurance specialist. Brian and Jill are the proud grandparents of Lola Iris Bailey born to Derek and Erika in February 2017.

  • Brian has served as a long time baseball and basketball coach at all levels through high school and also was a baseball and basketball official for over 15 years.