February 4-8, 2019 - Market Week | February 5-7, 2019 - NY Shoe Expo New York Shoe Expo Venue: Warwick New York Hotel

Our Team

FFANY is dedicated to growing the footwear industry in New York.

  • John Heron

    Executive Director

    John is an accomplished footwear executive with over 20 years’ experience in the industry and will work closely with association members to maximize the value of the FFANY organization.  Heron joins the FFANY following a successful career at HH Brown where he led the Born Brand Group for the past 13 years as Senior Vice President and General Manager.

  • Ron Fromm

    Ron Fromm

    Chairman of FFCF

    Ron is a footwear industry veteran who is the retired Chairman of the Board and CEO of Brown Shoe Company. Ron has also served on the Boards of FDRA and the Two Ten Footwear Foundation. “It’s a privilege to continue to serve the Fashion Footwear Community.

  • Phyllis Rein

    Phyllis Rein

    Executive Vice President

    Phyllis’s responsibilities include all tradeshow strategic planning and management. From vendor relations, exhibitor sales and placement to contract negotiations, Phyllis is the ‘heart and sole’ of FFANY.

  • Liz Carroll

    Liz Carroll

    Executive Assistant

    Liz provides administrative support to the FFANY staff and is also responsible for vendor billing, accounts receivable & retailer relations and Shoes on Sale.