Buddy  Teaster

Buddy Teaster

Buddy is President & CEO at Soles4Souls, a not for profit social enterprise that creates sustainable jobs and provides relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. Since 2006, Soles4Souls has distributed more than 30 million pairs of shoes in 125+ countries. In addition to having worked for, and now is a member, of the Young Presidents’ Organization, Buddy is also a committed runner having completed more than 60 ultramarathons.
CEO of Soles4Souls, Buddy brings a potent combination of entrepreneurship, executive education, C-level leadership skills, as well as extensive non-profit experience. His passion for philanthropy and global change led him to take on the role of leading the largest provider in free shoes to children in need around the world. “This is one of the most exciting organizations I have ever been associated with. We have a great team and a growing, passionate group of supporters and donors around the country and the world.