Foundation Leadership and Financials



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Chief of Corporate Development

Scott Usher is the Chief of Corporate Development for USA Cycling. In this role, he oversees all of USA Cycling's sponsorships and the USA Cycling Foundation. Scott brings experience as a club, collegiate, pro and Olympic athlete and has more than 10 years' experience in Foundation and Sponsorship work generating more than $50 million in revenue. Born and raised in Grand Island, Nebraska, he earned his bachelors from the University of Wyoming and his MS in Sport Studies from Miami University. During 2004-08 Scott qualified for the 04’ Olympics, and the 04’ 05’ 06’ & 07’ World Championships for swimming.

Usher lives in Colorado Springs, CO, with his wife, Shannon, and three sons Grant, Benjamin and Luke.

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Director of Donor and Program Services

Steve has been with the Foundation since inception in 2000, working donor development, special events and overall operations. During his tenure with USA Cycling Steve has additionally managed Collegiate Cycling and Regional Junior Athlete Development Camps, launching USA Cycling’s Junior athlete programming in Europe in 2006. He has served as the point for USA Cycling International Relations since 2003. Steve is a graduate of the University of Colorado in Boulder with a B.A. in Spanish Literature.

Lauren Hall


Regional Gift Officer

Lauren Hall graduated from Mississippi State University in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. She was a Division I soccer player for MSU, leading to a season in professional soccer following her undergraduate. Lauren also attended culinary school and worked professionally in childhood nutrition education while simultaneously completing a master’s degree in management. Lauren took up cycling at the age of 28. What started as a hobby soon became a full-time, life-consuming passion. Within two years she turned pro, and has competed at the highest levels, in dozens of countries. She was a member of the USA Cycling National team for five years, raced in four world championships, and a 3-time National Champion on the track. She was a member of the USA Cycling winning Giro Rosa team, the most prestigious women’s race in the world, and also won the Gent Wevelgem. She was a team captain for the last five seasons before retiring in 2018. In addition to her new role as Regional Gift Officer for USA Cycling based out of Salt Lake City, Lauren volunteers her time with the Homestretch Foundation, High Desert Devo, Little Bellas, and El Gruppo Cycling. She is a board member on MTB Afghanistan and a mentor for Amy D. Foundation. More information about Lauren can be found at



Regional Gift Manager, World Champion, Olympic Medalist

Mari is a highly accomplished cyclist who has earned recognition as one of the best cyclists in the world. Her achievements include becoming a World Champion, winning multiple USA National Cycling Championships, and earning an Olympic Silver medal. She has also been actively involved in her community by serving on the Board of Directors at USA Cycling and as the cycling athlete representative to the US Olympic Committee from 2000 to 2008. Currently, Mari is working with the USA Cycling Development Foundation, where she is passionate about supporting the next generation of American cyclists. She was inspired by the 1984 LA Olympics and believes in the motivating power of having the 2028 LA Olympic Games in the USA for American youth. In her spare time, Mari has launched the Holden Cycling Collective, a platform focused on organizing camps and clinics for women to break down barriers in the sport and promote a healthy lifestyle.



Erica Berthou
New York, NY
John Bucksbaum
Chicago, IL
Michael D. Cole
Ridge, NY
Robert L. Emery
San Francisco, CA
David Helfrich
San Mateo, CA
Michael Linn
San Francisco, CA
Jonathan McNeill
Weston, MA
Bob Stapleton
San Luis Obispo, CA
Robin Thurston
Boulder, CO
Thomas Weisel
San Francisco, CA
Priscilla Woods
Hailey, ID
Steven van der Zwan
New York, NY
Thomas L. Kempner, Jr. Emeritus
New York, NY


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