Joel Oblonsky

EVP, Rockport and Hunter Brands, Marc Fisher Footwear

Joel Oblonsky is a fourth-generation “shoedog” with deep industry expertise. He is currently EVP of the Rockport and Hunter Brands at Marc Fisher Footwear. He was previously President of the Anne Klein and Blondo brands at Steve Madden.

While still at Ramapo College of New Jersey, Joel began his footwear career at Macy’s, followed by a stint at Meldisco where he held planning, buying and merchandising positions. Joel then joined the Rockport Company as sales representative for the New York metro area. In 1998 Joel joined the Easy Spirit division of US Shoe, which was acquired by Nine West Group and finally Jones Apparel Group. 

While at Easy Spirit, Joel held multiple roles including National Sales Manager and EVP and, after becoming President of Bandolino at Nine West Group, Joel returned to Easy Spirit as President.  Following the 16 years at NWG, Joel joined Nina as President and COO.  In 2007 Joel was appointed Group President Footwear and Accessories at Ralph Lauren Corporation — a position he held until 2016.  Joel became CEO of Nine West Group and then CEO of Titan Industries before moving to Steve Madden.  

Joel has been a Two Ten Board member since 2011, and is a member of the Gala Fundraising Committee.