ABOUT US

With more than 25 years of experience in the USA and the UK, ANN WILLIAMS possesses an exceptional working knowledge of all facets of footwear and related product, including design, retail, marketing, licensing, and manufacturing.  An award winning designer, Ann has a demonstrated ability to manage multiple, major, international projects and staff.  Prior to establishing Schwilliamz, Ann served as Director of Design and Product at the Stride Rite Corporation, before which she worked at Reebok International and Clark’s in Somerset, England.  Ann graduated with an Honors degree in Fashion Design, specializing in Footwear, from DeMontfort University, Leicester, England.

DEAN SCHWARTZ monitors market and industry trends and is actively involved in the footwear design and development process, including material, color and prototype specifications.  Drawing on a background in advertising and retail, Dean is also responsible for business development, client relations, marketing and contracts.  Dean graduated from Colby College and holds a postgraduate degree from Case Western Reserve.

The other members of our team are also experienced designers and project managers. 

We are available to work on and/or offsite, as well as travel domestically and to Europe, the Far East, India and elsewhere. 

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