Soles4Souls(TM), Inc., the non-profit organization dedicated to providing free footwear to needy people around the world, announced today it has hired Longtime Footwear Executive Kevin Goughary as its Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer.
"Kevin has vast experience and connections within the footwear industry," said Paul Wilson, President of Soles4Souls. "He will greatly assist Soles4Souls in achieving our core mission: to impact as many lives as possible with the gift of shoes," Wilson said.
"I am looking forward to the challenge and excitement of being a part of this growing endeavor," Goughary said. "This is the most dedicated team that I have ever been associated with, one whose only focus is making a positive impact on the world each and every day. The difference that is made in millions of lives through this simple gift that we can provide is staggering. To be a part of a team bringing hope and comfort to so many people in need is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."
Goughary comes to Soles4Souls, Inc. with more than 24 years of experience within the footwear industry, most recently as the VP Finance for the EJ Footwear Company. He has also served as the CFO for Georgia Boot/Durango Boot, and has traveled extensively to the Far East (China, Taiwan, Hong Kong), as well as to Mexico and the Caribbean.
Goughary holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Empire State College in Sarasota Springs, New York. He will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations and finances for the non-profit organization.
Goughary is a native of Binghamton, New York, and is married to Debbie and has three children: Alison, Shannon, and Ryan. Kevin and his family currently reside in the Nashville area.
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