Our team

Meet The Footwear Enthusiasts

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Mark Stephenson


Mark is the Editor here at How To Shoe and goes through each article with precision to ensure our readers get the most up-to-date information.

Mark has worked in the footwear industry for over two decades, has two teenagers and an elderly cat called Ginger.

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Michael Thompson

Senior Writer

Michael is an expert writer with over 6 years of experience working on high authority blogs. When it comes to footwear, sports are his thing. As an avid runner, there is not a running shoe he hasn’t tested. 

Michael has a sneaker collection that could rival any sporting store stockroom and a greyhound named Bailey. 

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Mellissa Andre

Graphic Designer

Mellissa makes sure all of the visuals within our articles are on point. She loves to put together infographics, to keep the information fun and easy to digest. 

Mellissa never wears flats and has two pet chickens named Bill and Ted.

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Laura Pomero


Laura has dreamed of being a shoe designer since she was a little girl in Ohio. It’s safe to say, she knows her shoes!

Laura loves reviewing footwear for our site to ensure our readers get honest and unbiased information. 

Our Mission

As a group of footwear professionals and shoe enthusiasts, it is our mission to ensure we protect and inform footwear consumers.

Everyone deserves great shoes, that not only fit well, but are for purpose and get the most bang for your buck. 

That’s why we provide honest reviews and in-depth information to help our readers make informed decisions.