Mr. Hufnagel earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science and history from Alma College in 1994. While at Alma, he participated in men’s basketball, was a member of Sigma Chi and was in Model United Nations.
Mr. Hufnagel then entered the world of business, where he worked in various leadership positions at Abercrombie & Fitch, Gap, Inc. and Under Armour, before joining the footwear manufacturer Wolverine Worldwide in 2013. Hufnagel is currently global brand president of Merrell, a division within the company’s portfolio, reporting directly to the company chairman and CEO and serving on the company’s executive leadership team.
Mr. Hufnagel serves as an Alma Ambassador. In fall 2015, he was the chair for the Alma College Model UN Giving Circle. The team of 13 members had a goal of $25,000 and the year ended in June 2016 with over $56,000 raised.