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Monday, August 18, 2014   (0 Comments)
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SPARKS, NV (August 18, 2014) – Arcopedico USA, maker of high-quality, Portuguese-made women’s comfort shoes, welcomes Joel Youngheim as sales manager effective July 1, 2014.

Youngheim will help to increase the brand’s presence in the mainstream retail market, working closely with the corporate office in establishing marketing endeavors and special events. He will also oversee all sales representatives nationwide, helping to implement their plans and reach their goals.

With an extensive background in the shoe industry selling his first pair of shoes at the age of five, Youngheim brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Arcopedico. Over the past 20 years, Youngheim has worked in sales manager positions for Romika, Portania, and most recently Ariat. Youngheim is thrilled to join the Arcopedico team and work for a family owned company, saying, "I've not only signed on to work for a shoe company, I'm now a member of a family who has built long-lasting partnerships in the shoe industry, and I am proud to stand behind them.” Dan Simas, president of Simco Imported Shoes, Inc., the sole U.S. distributor of Arcopédico shoes, says, "After knowing Joel for 20 years, we are excited to welcome him to the Arcopedico family. I know he will be a great fit and addition to our quickly expanding company. ”

Arcopédico USA shoes can be purchased at independent shoe stores throughout the U.S. Simco Imported Shoes, Inc. is the sole U.S. distributor of Arcopédico shoes. A family business, the company was formed in 1983 by Manuel and Virginia Simas after finding Arcopédico shoes during a trip to Portugal. Arcopédico is located at 1480 Kleppe Lane, Sparks, NV 89431. For more information, contact the company at (775) 322-0492, or visit


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