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(Los Angeles, California—September 22, 2023)

Shoes That Fit is thrilled to welcome Stephanie Crean to their Board of Directors. Stephanie joins with an impressive background in corporate finance spanning over 20 years. Her resume boasts a 12-year tenure at American Express in various Vice President roles and 4 years as a wealth advisor at California Financial Partners, Inc. In 2023 she founded Meristem Private Wealth and serves as President and as an advisor.

She states:

“It’s a great privilege to serve on the board of Shoes That Fit. I have a long-shared commitment to improving the lives of children and Shoes That Fit has a proven record of positive and meaningful impact both locally and nationally. I want to be a voice for children to attend school with the shoes they need to inspire pride, confidence and motivation.”

A California native, Stephanie earned her bachelors and master’s from California State University, Chico. When not working, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband and two children and volunteering with local and national community organizations such as Homes for Our Troops and STOKED mentoring.

“We are thrilled to welcome Stephanie to the Shoes That Fit family. Her impressive experience and expertise is matched only by her compassion and desire to help all children succeed.” – Amy Fass, CEO and Executive Director of Shoes That Fit


A national 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Claremont, CA., Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving children in need new athletic shoes to attend school with dignity and joy, prepared to learn, play and thrive. Named a California Nonprofit of the Year, Shoes That Fit delivered new athletic shoes to approximately 150,000 children in more than 1,500 schools across all 50 states last year alone. Help ensure that no child misses school because they don't have shoes that fit by visiting our website: