ChairmanBorn in exotic Morocco, Joe emigrated to Canada and went to the University of Concordia in Montreal, where he was inducted into the school's hall of fame for his soccer's achievements. He moved to Los Angeles in 1977. He built a little three shoe stores chain and went on to become the first to introduce Charles David in the country and then became the first sales manager for Guess footwear via a merger with Charles David. After a 13 year tenure, he co-founded Titan Industries Inc. Today Titan is a fashion forward powerhouse with Brands like Badgley Mischka and others. Joe is involved in various charities and loves philanthropy. He has a passion for golf and is also well known in the Los Angeles Sephardic circles.
Joel Oblonsky's distinguished 20+-year career in the footwear and accessory industry has proven successful in navigating complex business environments making high-stake decisions using experience-backed judgement and leadership. Previous positions include: Nine West Group - Chief Executive Officer, Ralph Lauren Corporation President Polo and Lauren Footwear Brands, Lauren Accessories, and Nina Footwear Corporation President and COO.
Ed brings over 25 years of retail and wholesale experience to our team. Prior to joining Titan, Ed gained a wide range of knowledge working in all facets of wholesale for Caparros Corporation. His most recent positions were COO, and VP of Sales and Operations. He spent his retail career working in numerous capacities for Wohl Shoe Company at the Broadway Department Store in Los Angeles as a Planner, Buyer and the Director of Marketing. Ed raised his family in Southern California and is an LA Westside native.