Expertise DescriptionI have more than 45 years experience in the field of Pedorthics and Shoe Retail. I have pedorthic experience with treating medical issues relating to the foot and ankle, specifically relating to biomechanics. My additional experience includes marketing, management, advertising and sales of various shoe brands; fitting shoes; modalities; and other pedorthic devices in addressing medical issues of the foot and ankle. I am knowledgeable in shoe quality, fit, support, cushioning, durability, relativity to the foot, and AFOs (Ankle Orthoses, Ankle-Foot Orthoses).
Areas of Expertise
I am a retailer where I have had a thousand + cases dealing with hikers (and work boots) and waterproof issues. I have dealt with manufacturers and consumers a thousand + times over 48 years in the business regarding footwear being waterproof, and for how long. I recognize that this is, has been and will always be a problem between consumer, retailer and manufacturer.
I am a dealer representing Vasque, Timberland, Merrell, Red Wing, New Balance and Keen, all of which market and sell waterproof hikers. I am also a dealer for several other brands that market/sell waterproof footwear.
I am knowledgeable about the different methods of making a boot/shoe waterproof.
|American Board of Certification in Orthotics|
Awards & Affiliation
West Erie Plaza Merchants Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases