The husband-wife team, Sean and Shannon Scott, have partnered with Ryan Gumienny to launch Comunity (just one “m”), a small-batch footwear brand with a story around American-made toms shoes replica and donating back to local communities.
Comunity promises to be “a catalyst for change; inspiring action, participation and empowerment of its customers through civic engagement.” In addition, each pair of shoes purchased by the customer will allow Comunity to donate $10 of their sale to a curated group of non-profit organizations in downtown Los Angeles with the intention of empowering its members to be successful contributors to the Comunity. Customers toms outlet will be able to select whether they want their contribution to support Education, The Arts or Homeless programs in the city at the time of sale.
Comunity is leveraging a deep past collective experience in the footwear space by its co-founders:
Sean Scott was formerly chief shoe maker and one of the original members of Toms Shoes. His past experience also includes Nike, Asics and Vans. As chief instigator at Comunity, Scott will oversee “the business platform ensuring the brand lives up to its purpose of inspiring change, participation toms replica and empowerment of its customers through civic engagement,” according to a press release.
Shannon Scott was previously the long-time VP and senior director of marketing communications/advertising for Asics America. As chief catalyst at Comunity, Scott’s role will be “sharing the Comunity core mission with others, curating the list of non-profits that Comunity will partner with tomes outlet uk along with bringing other like-minded businesses together to help improve the Los Angeles community.”Ryan Gumienny was most recently global product line manager, men’s, Sanuk and also worked for K-Swiss, Circa and Toms in footwear design roles in the past. As chief creative genius at Comunity, Gumienny’s goal “is to bring back the art of footwear craftsmanship and manufacturing to the community of Los Angeles creating more commerce and skilled artisans.”
All three played a role in coming up with the toms replica idea around Comunity. While working for Toms, Sean Scott saw first-hand that consumers not only expected quality products but they also wanted their purchase to mean something more; they wanted their purchase to represent their part in a change for the better. Also learning valuable lessons about community while working at Toms, Gumienny hopes to mentor a new generation toms shoes replica of artisans to revive the craft of cobbling in downtown Los Angeles.