Bruno Magli sat down with c-suite businessmen and women to discover their unique success stories. They took us behind closed doors to share their journeys of becoming leading pioneers in their respective industries.

As part of this project, Bruno Magli donated 100 pairs of women’s shoes to Dress for Success and 100 pairs of men’s shoes to Career Gear.
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Claudia Ciuti

Head Designer - Women’s Footwear
Bruno Magli.


With over 20 years of experience in the footwear industry, Claudia Ciuti is recognized for her beautiful designs inspired by her home country of Italy. Ciuti was appointed the head of Bruno Magli’s women’s footwear design in early 2018 and just debuted her first Fall Winter 2018 collection.

Chris Riccobono

Chris Riccobono came up with the idea for UNTUCKit while working at GE Healthcare. UNTUCKit LLC is an American casual men’s apparel company established in 2011 and headquartered in New York City. The company focuses on selling casual shirts that are designed not to be tucked into pants, and thus are cut a bit shorter than typical men’s dress shirts.

Joi Gordon
Dress for Success.

Joi Gordon is the Chief Executive Officer of Dress for Success Worldwide. Since joining the organization in 1999 and taking the helm in 2002, Joi has been devoted to establishing Dress for Success as a recognized leader in the economic and social development of disadvantaged women.

Justin Woolverton
HALO TOP Creamery.

Justin Woolverton is the founder of Halo Top Creamery, a Los Angeles based ice cream company that in 2017 (six years after Woolverton first started making the ice cream in his kitchen) became one of America’s best selling grocery store ice cream pints, competing with and sometimes beating longstanding brands Ben & Jerry’s and Haagen-Dazs. It was one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2017.