Staff Profiles - San Francisco
Christi Walter - Store Manager
As store manager at SHOES-n-FEET San Francisco, Christi is committed to educating her team and her customers about solving shoe fitting challenges. Her Masters degree in education contributes to her dedication of sustaining education at the core of everything she does at SNF. As shoe buyer, she keeps her customers feet problems in mind when selecting fashionable and reliable orthotic friendly shoes. Christi develops and maintains relationships with referring podiatrists and other medical professionals, attends and speaks at health related events, and selects speakers for our Health and Wellness program. Christi started with SHOES-n-FEET on the ground floor at the first store in downtown Seattle in 2000 and stays true to the SNF mission. She helped the company grow and change into the company it is today. Her "can’t-live-without" shoes are her Halfinger Clogs!
Mary Lee – Shoe Fitting Specialist
Not only is Mary a San Francisco native, she is 4th generation from the city. With 28 years of customer service under her belt, Mary most enjoys the customer interactions she has each day at SHOES-n-FEET. She likes helping people in need of shoes get the right fit for their feet. Mary understands that not every foot type fits in every shoe type and she will go the extra mile to make sure each one of her customers walks out of the store with the best possible fit. She is known to have the patience of a saint when working with customers. In addition to her dedication to professional shoe fitting, Mary works part-time as a medical receptionist for Dr. Cheung, one of our referring podiatrists. Her favorite shoe at SHOES-n-FEET is her Books Adrenaline ASR.
Danard Coleman – Shoe Fitter, Athletic Shoe Specialist
An expert in athletic shoe fitting and construction, Danard has worked in the shoe industry for 30 years. Previously a co-owner of Metro Sports and shoe fitter at several independent running stores in the Bay Area, he is often recognized and found by loyal long time customers. Danard is also a Superfeet arch support certified fitter and a master athletic shoe fitter, trained by Dr. Harry Lavac, DPM. As a “biker for life”, Danard received the Biker of The Year award in 2000 for his dedication to commuting 35 miles per day on his bike. To this day, he can be seen commuting across the Bay Bridge on a daily basis. Danard’s favorite shoe at SHOES-n-FEET is the New Balance 1080.
Greg Benally – Shoe Fitting Specialist
A New Mexico native and originally from the Navajo reservation, Greg ran track and field and his passion for running began at a young age. His education in shoes and foot mechanics started when he took a job at a running store because of his love for running. Currently he coaches runners at the Presidio YMCA in addition to a local middle school track team. He loves working for a small personable company like SHOES-n-FEET where he gets to interact daily with people on a one on one basis. Greg enjoys the constant challenge of matching the right shoes to the right feet. His favorite SHOES-n-FEET shoes are his SAS dress shoes!