Originally from the New York tri-state area and moved to California in 2011. Prior to inventing the Attrenti shoe, he was the Studio Manager for Deutsch, Inc. in New York City. He won new advertising clients by utilizing his creative talents with art directors to build presentations of unique one-off pieces to leverage brand recognition. He has designed the removable heel and rail and clip system and 3D printed all initial prototypes. A master scuba diver, thrill seeker and creative guru.
Shane Williams, Chief Technology Officer
Shane studied electrical engineer at San Jose State University. He currently works at NVIDIA as Senior CAD Engineer in the Advance Technology Group responsible for design automation. Prior to that, he worked at LSI Logic where he automated product release flows and led use consumer off-the-shelf products for a new emerging aerospace market. Shane also founded Brasticon to consult on rapid prototype products to go from concept, funding and to manufacturing.
Nancy Girouard, Financial Advisor
Nancy Girouard is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada and currently resides in the Bay Area. She obtain her MBA at University of San Francisco and has an active CPA license in the state of California. Nancy has 15+ years experience in Accounting, Finance & Treasury. Previously, she was an entrepreneur in retail in Arizona and experienced a successful exit from the industry. Nancy brings specialized skills to Attrenti in strategic sourcing, procurement, supply chain management, operations optimization, logistics and manufacturing as well as understanding the financial aspect.
Myra Tallerico, Fashion Advisor
Myra is a Seattle transplant and moved to the Bay Area in 1996. As an HR executive, she left the corporate world and started her own Human Resources consulting business. Myra is also the Chief Fashion Stylist at StyleYOUnique, an image and fashion consulting business she founded in 1993. For over 20 years she has been working with clients to discover their style based on body type, budget, lifestyle and personality to stand out – not stick out. Myra has also amassed an impressive shoe collection causing friends to call her “Imelda”.
Barry James, Mentor
Barry James is a visionary strategist and operational executive who alters the game by using innovation as the basis for delivering sustaining profitable growth and consistently improving margins. He has been CEO of public and private companies.
Additionally, he has over 35 years of executive management and strategic marketing experience in digital media, internet and high tech with a successful track record of rapidly growing divisions and companies into billion $ category leaders.