Our Team | Mexico Footwear Agency

Fuad Dawabeh


Fuad Dawabeh heads up the audit and investigation side of MexicoFootwear. He is in charge of ensuring quality information. He is often involved at the planning level of projects to uphold cohesive strategic consistency. Fuad has the invaluable ability to translate a client’s goal into actionable sourcing strategy. He excels at communication and analytic skills.

Fuad received his B.S. in International Commerce from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and certificate of Chinese Language Proficiency from Hangzhou University. He gained extensive experience serving as Office Manager for a manufacturing plant in Taiwan, implementing quality management systems. With a french and english language minors, Fuad has a keen eye for understanding our international clients and pays fine attention to communication details. He continues to develop his knowledge focusing on technology developments in his spare time.

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Daniela Ayala

Managing Partner

Experienced in international commerce and footwear supply, Daniela effectively combines these strengths to deliver fast results with effective communication and creativity. Daniela’s background in footwear international promotion also helps keep all lines of communication with clients clear while handling development projects and other operational tasks. Daniela ensures all projects remain on track, goals are met and most importantly, clientes are happy.

Daniela graduated from the Iberoamerican University where she studied International Commerce. Her concentration was in European business, where she built her international skills. She leverages all of her experience to gain a true understanding of sourcing processes and solve problems before they arise. Outside of international commerce and promotion, she enjoys to learn from other cultures and travel.


Roberto Winkel

Quality Control Partner

Roberto Winkel commands the quality control and material sourcing efforts at Mexico Footwear Agency with full authority, handling consulting and strategic planning. His 28 year experience in footwear manufacturing allows him to not only support our quality assessment efforts but also to come up with new ideas.

Roberto earned his footwear engineering degree from SENAI Novo Hamburgo Technical Institution in Brazil, one of the few institutions in America with this kind of studies. With a Master Degree in Quality Audits under his belt, Roberto is an excellent team player. He lived and worked in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Mexico conducting innumerable consultings for SREL thermic boot company from Toronto, Canada. He worked with renowned global footwear brands like Rockport, Airwalk, Ralph Lauren, and other international brands. He also worked with the most important Mexican footwear brands. He is expert in quality consulting, manufacturing processes and material sourcing for any footwear construction, finish and safety shipping method.