Morrie Stevens Sr.
Chairman and CEO, Stevens Worldwide Van Lines
Morrie began working for Stevens Van Lines in 1970 as a staff accountant after working seven summers on the trucks during high school and college. He passed the Michigan CPA exam in 1971 and served in the accounting department until 1974 when he was promoted to controller. In 1977, Morrie was promoted to president. In 2007, he became chairman of the board and CEO.
Morrie served as a board member of the Michigan Movers & Warehousemen’s Association 1978-1990, and was president 1984-1985. He was the first recipient of the Michigan Movers & Warehousemen’s Association Mover of the Year Award.
Morrie joined the board of directors of the American Moving and Storage Association in 1998, after the merger of the National Moving and Storage Association and the American Movers Conference, and served as treasurer in 1998, vice chairman 1998-2000, and was chairman 2001-2002. Morrie was honored by AMSA and received the Moving Institute’s Distinguished Service Award in 2005 for life time achievement in the industry. Previously, Morrie served on the board of the National Moving and Storage Association, for 15 years, and was its chairman 1992–1994.
Morrie is an active hunter conservationist, and is a member of Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Ducks Unlimited, Ruffed Grouse Society, National Wild Turkey Federation, Quality Deer Management, Pheasants Forever, Trout Unlimited, and has been a regular member of Boone and Crockett Club since 2004. At Boone and Crockett, he has served as a board member, vice president of administration, executive VP of conservation, executive VP of administration and president 2015–2016.
Morrie and his wife, Julie Ann Burnes, received the Saginaw Valley State University Distinguished Service Award in 2005. They have four children and 9 grandchildren.