We are thrilled to announce the addition of Louise Camuto, Chief Creative Officer of Camuto Group and Leslie Gallin, President of Footwear at UBM Advanstar to the Two Ten Board of Directors.
Our industry will benefit so much from the addition of Louise and Leslie to the Two Ten Board, said Diane Sullivan, CEO, President and Chairman of Caleres and Vice Chair of the Two Ten Board of Directors. Both bring a wealth of knowledge to the organization and leadership that will help guide us in finding more ways serve the footwear community. We look forward to their contributions we know theyll be fantastic.
Louise and Leslie bring a fresh, coast-to-coast perspective to Two Ten, said Neal Newman, President of Two Ten Footwear Foundation. Their expertise, networks and visibility will help us raise our profile on the West Coast and in new markets.
New Members of Two Ten Footwear Foundation Board of Directors
Louise Camuto is Chief Creative Officer of Camuto Group, a company she co-founded with her late husband, footwear pioneer Vince Camuto (1936-2015). Camuto Group was formed in 2001 as a footwear design, development and distribution resource for retailers. Over the next fourteen years, the Camutos diversified the company, acquired licenses and partners, introduced new brands and built Camuto Group into a global business. Today, the company has over 5,400 points of distribution in more than 70 countries. Vince Camuto retail locations are approaching 100 global outposts and can be found in more than 45 countries.
Leslie Gallin, President of Footwear at UBM Advanstar in Santa Monica, oversees all of the companys footwear trade shows, including FN Platform, which she singlehandedly launched in 2010, and Magic, a forum for fashion brands and buyers that takes place annually in Las Vegas. Gallin was Vice President of Footwear for Advanstar until she was promoted in August 2014. Before joining the company, she was Director of The Collections at the World Shoe Association and Sole Commerce.