Stan’s mission is to provide excellence in fit, service and quality. We promise to offer outstanding value, meet the footwear needs of our customers and grow as a healthy and enduring business. All of Stan’s Fit Specialists receive continuing education to stay current with the needs of each individual. We make it a priority to address the footwear and foot care needs of every individual. In addition to our Fit Specialists, Stan’s has the expertise of ABC Certified Pedorthists who are able to assist you with your needs at each location.
Stan’s Board Certified Pedorthists:
- Evaluate a client’s foot
- Are educated in foot anatomy and function
- Are educated in the use of footwear and over-the-counte
r orthotics to correct and accommodate foot and ankle conditions
- Fill a doctor’s recommendation and/or evaluate for over-the-counter orthotics
- Know how to work with individuals who are effected by diabetes, arthritis, sports injuries and other medical issues
- NOTE: A Board Certified C.PED is NOT a medical doctor.
Meet Our Pedorthists
Andy Sajdak is Manager at Stan’s Fit For Your Feet in Glendale. A Valparaiso University graduate with a degree in finance and international business and a minor in music, Andy also has a law degree from Marquette University. He became a Certified Pedorthist through the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics in 2012. Andy grew up in his family’s business; he has worked at all of Stan’s locations and rejoined the business as Assistant Manager in Glendale in 2011. In his free time, Andy plays cello with the Concord Chamber Orchestra and serves as a board member for the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra. He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter and cooking them great, healthy food. Regarding his philosophy on foot health, Andy says, “We are only made with one pair of feet, so we must take care of them. They are our body’s foundation and are key to many health issues. By taking care of our feet we can help our bodies work more efficiently and with less pain, which makes our work and leisure time more enjoyable. Great shoes can make such a big difference! As I tell my customers, shoes are cheap medicine, and you get to pick the color.”
Ben Sajdak is Assistant Manager at New Balance Milwaukee in Greenfield. A Loyola University Chicago graduate with a degree in advertising/public relations and international film and media studies and a minor in computer graphics, Ben has worked for his family’s business most of his life. He officially joined the company in 2002 and has worked at all of Stan’s locations, previously as a stock boy and Fit Specialist. He became a Certified Pedorthist through the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics in 2012. In his free time, Ben likes to hike and kayak. He is pleased with the variety of foot types and issues he can address at New Balance Milwaukee. “We’re able to help people with just casual wear to marathon running and everything in between,” says Ben. “I enjoy helping people find the shoe that will best serve their particular function and needs.”
David Sajdak is a merchandiser and Manager at Stan’s Fit For Your Feet in Brookfield. A Marquette University graduate with degrees in finance and marketing, David grew up working for his family’s business. He joined the company full-time in 2007 and, in addition to his current roles, has held positions as a stock boy, Fit Specialist and assistant manager. David obtained his Certified Pedorthist degree at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in 2008. He says, “My favorite part of being a Certified Pedorthist is solving my customer’s foot-related issues. Between a good quality pair of shoes and a pair of orthotics we can do amazing things.” In his free time, David enjoys cooking.
Megan Sajdak is the Marketing Director for Stan’s Fit For Your Feet and New Balance Milwaukee. A Marquette University graduate with a degree in advertising and marketing and a minor in music, Megan joined her family’s business full-time in 2010 and became a Certified Pedorthist through the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics in 2012. She has previously worked as a Fit Specialist at Stan’s and as a teacher at Marquette University High School. In her free time, Megan enjoys singing, running and doing yoga. Megan is proud that Stan’s and New Balance offer footwear for a variety of purposes. “At Stan’s and New Balance,” she says, “you don’t have to compromise fashion for comfort.”
Erv Claas is a Fit Specialist at Stan’s Fit For Your Feet in Glendale. He joined the company in 1990 and originally managed the 27th Street Stan’s location. Erv first studied to become a pedorthist at Northwestern University in Chicago while working for a different organization in the footwear industry. He became a Certified Pedorthist through the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1993. According to Erv, “The most important thing that a pedorthist or even a salesperson can do is keep their ears open for the needs of the client or person who comes through their door, whether they have a prescription or not.” Erv enjoys helping people with diabetes and other foot-related conditions solve their problems. “The education of these people is really rewarding,” he says. Erv spends much of his free time with his granddaughter.
Keith Malzahn is Assistant Manager at Stan’s Fit For Your Feet in Glendale. He obtained his Certified Pedorthist status in the early 2000s after a three-week training period at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Keith joined Stan’s in 2001 and, in addition to his current position, has been a manager and stock person. When he is not working, Keith enjoys golfing and spending time with his grandchildren. His motto is “Keep your feet sweet!”