OUR FOUNDERS

Jonathan Koops

Being in the footwear industry since 1994, Jonathan has helped brands grow from various employment positions, from the retail store floor to the brand boardroom. A strong advocate for independent, small, and locally owned businesses, he believes that your overall health (physical, mental, social, economical, etc.) is uniquely tied to the community in which you live. He is passionate about creating healthy, thriving neighbourhoods.

 

 — Jonathan

Karen Henry

Committed and driven to succeed, Karen has dedicated her academic and professional life to the health and wellness industry.  Her focus has been on individual well being, retail marketing and brand development. An avid traveller, she is passionate about introducing others to neighbourhood boutique shops, unique food experiences, and local drinks. She's excited about bringing a broader sense of well-being to the communities Kneed Footwear serves.

 

— Karen

CONTRIBUTORS

4139Design

Lead Industrial Designer

An award-winning free lance footwear designer. Rob brings unparalleled devotion to functional process driven design.

Morgana Gordon

Graphic Designer

Previously working with brands such as Lucy Love, Adorn512, Freenote Cloth, and Displayit Inc., Morgana brings a modern flair with a timeless style.

Joss Warburton

Collaborating Designer

Joss is a senior design engineer at Dyson. He was a footwear industrial designer specializing in footwear platforms and merchandising.

Ted McGreer

Owner, Ted's Shoe and Sport

A community based footwear fitting expert. Ted is the owner of Ted's Shoe and Sport, and has been servicing the needs of the community of Keene, NH since 1999.

Scott Socha

Certified Pedorthist and Foot Rx Running Partner

A footwear and orthotics expert, Scott focuses on the biomechanics and lower extremities for the people of Asheville, NC.

Dr. Jared Shippee

Podiatrist

A highly health conscious podiatrist, Dr. Shippee is active in ensuring people are educated on taking care of themselves.  He has volunteered his time to Ironman and Xterra races.

Shannon Gordon

Certified Pedorthist and Align Health & Wellness Owner

An active pedorthist, Shannon is on the board of directors for the College of Pedorthic, in addition to being active in cyclocross and a local billboard celebrity in Calgary, AB.

Darren Brost

Systems Developer

An engaging, dedicated developer experienced in highly interactive web user interfaces using latest technologies.

UX Guys

Web Supplier Portal

UX Guys are Western Canada's leading digital experience consulting firm with clients such as MEC and Lululemon.

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