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.
Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, graduated from Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in San Francisco in 1991 and from UC Berkeley in 1999. Prior to Attrenti she worked for GI Partners private equity firm for several years. She has worked for several tech companies in Silicon Valley. In 1995 she was a granted a patent for developing a nicotine patch reducing template used in a smoking cessation study at the Palo Alto Center for Pulmonary Disease Prevention. She has studied 4 foreign languages, scuba dives and continues to travel extensively.
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 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.