Gatorade manager, spa pro acquire home in Downers Grove

Medium 109e935257f29ad56bac51ddd79258b3 John A. Shumate and Shana D. Shumate bought a home at 4950 Cumnor Road in Downers Grove from Wendy McCready for $425,000 on May 27.

The 2,111-square-foot house is in Downers Grove Central.

Mr. Shumate is the sports partnerships manager at the Gatorade Company, a division of PepsiCo.

He formerly worked with PepsiCo, the Miami Dolphins and Dolphins Stadium, the Orlando Magic and the Columbus Blue Jackets.

He attended Florida Atlantic University and Wittenberg University.

Ms. Shumate has worked as spa director in the Cumming, Georgia location of Natural Body Spa and Shop.

She formerly worked with Chateau Elan Spa & Resort and Metamorphecise Spa & Health Club. She also served in various positions at Deloitte and Touche LLP and Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC.

She received a bachelor's degree in finance from The Ohio State University's Max M. Fisher College of Business.

According to, there have been 64 home sales in Downers Grove during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $577,500.

Address: 4950 Cumnor Road
Buyer(s): John A Shumate and Shana D Shumate
Seller(s): Wendy McCready
Sale date: May. 27, 2010