Founder, owner, and designer of Kkira Feet Shoes. She is the fearless leader of the brand and drives the company vision and message across the team. Mauryn is originally from Uganda and has lived in Boston for about 25 years, is married to her favorite person in the world, and spends her days doing one of her favorite things in the world – designing shoes that make people genuinely happy about who they are. Other things that make her smile and that are important to her include family, authenticity, equality, love, fashion, dancing, music, Bono, U2, Oprah, Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan, and being a person she would like to be friends with.
Random fact about Mauryn: She taught herself how to play the guitar when she was fifteen after she heard Tracy Chapman’s song Revolution for the first time!
Jaime Min Coffin
Jaime Coffin is in charge of operations and logistics at Kkira Feet– dealing with various tasks including administration, supply, HR, etc. Jaime is known as the team cheerleader, who supports everyone through their tasks not only through logistics but with her encouragement and unmatched energy. Jaime currently lives in Massachusetts and is married with two cats that have minds of their own. In her free time, she loves to bike and take spin classes, and although she has just begun strength training, she remains a cardio junkie at heart. Her love for food is unmatched and she truly considers it a hobby and a complete joy! We should also clarify that we are referring to eating food and not some other relationship with it! Her other hobbies include hanging out with family and friends, binge-watching Netflix, and knitting.
Random fun fact about Jaime: She and Mauryn have been friends for over 10 years. They are practically family and consider each other ‘Sisters from other Mothers!’
Gonza George Bakuuta
Gonza is the head of branding and marketing management. He helps us convey the company story in a way that accurately portrays what the brand is about. He is the creative fuel behind any campaigns and brand messages we share. Gonza is a highly skilled and talented artist in various capacities who loves what he does, but he would say that his first love is Dance and all his other passions are emerge from it. Prior to becoming a marketing and brand expert, he was a highly recognized and sought-after professional dancer in Uganda. Some of his other hobbies and passions include dancing, music, fashion, basketball, travel and making friends.
Random and interesting Kkira Feet Fun Fact: Mauryn and Gonza are related. In fact, they are brother and sister!!
Sylver Rochelin Randrianantenaina
Sylver Rochelin Randrianantenaina is the team photographer, videographer, and creative. Simply put, he makes us look good! He was born and raised in Madagascar and he captures the essence of the brand. No one is more dedicated to capturing our brand essence through the medium of video and photography than he is. Sylver loves working at Kkira Feet because he can freely express his love for fashion and photography simultaneously, also adding that “it doesn't hurt that [he gets] to work with [his] best friend Mauryn.”
Random fun fact about Sylver: He is a dancer and a phenomenal fitness instructor. We maintain that he is the best dance fitness instructor in Boston and are prepared to back it up if ever challenged!