Heart and Sole

September 1st, 2020

Wayne Elsey, veteran retailer, wholesaler and founder of Soles4Souls, on why you matter.

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Perseverance Personified

August 3rd, 2020

Steve Gallo, president of OOfos, on never giving up and practicing ABL—always be learning.

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Living the Dream

February 1st, 2020

Chris T. Gallagher, CEO of Vionic Group, looks back on his rise from store clerk to leader of one of the world’s fastest-growing comfort brands.

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Great Adventure

December 1st, 2019

The shoe odyssey of industry veteran Tsering Namgyal includes a queen, marvelous mentors and exciting retail and wholesale adventures.

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Eye of the Entrepreneur

July 26th, 2019

Robert Schwartz, CEO of Eneslow Shoes & Orthotics, reveals the secrets to retail survival.

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Cycle of Life

June 28th, 2019

Isaac Ash, president and CEO of United Legwear & Apparel Company, on the fruits of working hard and giving just as much back in return.

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Don’t Stop Believin’

May 30th, 2019

Renowned sneaker designer, D’Wayne Edwards, founder of Pensole Footwear Design Academy, reflects on his dream job and passing the opportunity on to others.

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Worthy Advice

April 25th, 2019

Beverly Goldberg, vice president of Florsheim, looks back on a career spanning retail to wholesale.

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Be Thankful

January 30th, 2019

Steve Libonati, president of Ralph Libonati Co., distributors of Blundstone, reflects how his father led him on a fruitful career path.

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Full Bloom

December 31st, 2018

Marty Rose, agent and distributor for ACL Footwear Company, makers of All Black, on a career spanning continents, industries, tigers and working alongside Calvin Klein.

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