Meet the Staff

 

SteveSteve Mathews - Founder, President and CFO of Paceline Products, Inc.

Registered Physical Therapist – BS University of Kansas – Physical Therapy
Married to Dr. Mitzi Mathews.  Daughter Kara and son Curtis have both worked at Paceline Products.  Steve is a lifelong bicycle rider, who like many, started cycling by riding his Schwinn Stingray in his neighborhood and to grade school.  He started riding longer distances with friends in High School.  During college his bicycle was his primary or only mode of transportation for many years.  He began bicycle touring in Kansas, Arkansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and Montana during and shortly after college.  Steve participated in multiple competitive sports in high school, and crew in college.  He participated in duathlons and triathlons in the early 80’s.  He began USCF racing in the early 80’s and continued thru 1990.  USCF racing allowed him to ride and race throughout the central US and he participated in USCF rider development and soigneur camps at the OTC in Colorado Springs.  He developed Chamois Butt’r, with much input from racers and medical professional friends, during the late 80’s and early 90’s.  He and Mike Scanga, owner of Bicycle X-Change in Wichita, KS incorporated Paceline Products in 1993 to market Chamois Butt’r.  Professional racer Scott Moninger purchased a share of Paceline Products in 1997.  In 2004 Steve purchased all the outstanding shares of Paceline Products, Inc. for the opportunity to grow the company further.  Steve continues to ride road, cyclocross and mountain bikes recreationally. 

 

CurtCurt Shelman - Chief Operating Officer

BS - HPER - Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS
Curt joined Paceline Products as Operations Manager November 2004 after a 21 year career managing corporate fitness/recreation programs in Wichita, KS for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Ratheon Aircraft, Pizza Hut Corporation and HCA Healthcare.  Curt achieved a successful collegiate and post-collegiate athletic career as a distance runner.  He gathered All-American Honors 3 times in Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track while at Fort Hays State University and continues to run competitively. He capped his career as a team member of the 1992 National Association Team Champions at the USA T&F Cross Country Championships. He is now active as a competitive cyclist racing in local and regional Masters and Category 3 road & cyclocross races and, weather permitting, commutes 17 miles each way to and from work.  Curt is also a USA Cycling Official and Certified Mechanic and was the Local Association President for USA Cycling for 3 terms in Kansas. Curt is married to Stacie and has one son, Colin.

 

Judi Mac Donald - Warehouse Manager

BS –Criminal Justice, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids Michigan 
Judi started at Paceline Products in March 2001 after her husband accepted a position in Kansas City with The Ford Motor Company. Prior to starting at Paceline, Judi worked with troubled teens as a substance abuse counselor in the Detroit area. Judi has two children; a daughter in her fourth year at the University of Missouri and a son that is currently a senior in high school, who is also planning on attending the University of Missouri in the fall of 2010. During Judi's years of service at Paceline Products she has performed just about every duty there is in a growing business, including checking tubes of Chamois Butt'r for defects, inventory control, accounts receivable, event sponsorship, and shipping and receiving to name a few. "It's been an awesome experience to be so involved with the success and growth of Paceline Products."

 

Tony Stanislav - Sales and Marketing Manager

BA - University of Kansas
Tony Stanislav is a native of Omaha, NE where he grew up working as both a mechanic and salesman at local bike shops, while also cutting his teeth as a junior USCF racer. He followed his passion for bikes to Lawrence, KS and worked at Sunflower Bike Shop while attending the University of Kansas. Tony’s career has taken him into many roles including: Inside Sales, Product Management and Outside Sales with many top companies including: Trek Bicycle, General Electric and Accell North America. Tony started at Paceline Products in 2015 as the Sales and Marketing Manager and continues to enjoy cycling in all its forms. Tony races Cat 3 in both road and cyclocross and occasionally dabbles in mountain bike racing as a Cat 1. Tony is married to Annie and they have two daughters, Cecilia and Mary Clare.