Emmanuel “Manny” Ohonme has achieved national and international recognition as a philanthropist, businessman and author. He is the Founder and President of Samaritan’s Feet International, Founder and President of Barefoot Legacies Group, acclaimed author of Sole Purpose, and sought-after, inspiring speaker and story-teller.
Manny brings his executive and entrepreneurial background to the stage, along with extensive keynote speaking experience. He’s delivered hundreds of inspiring and impactful speeches to thousands of people who are now better armed to meet the challenges they face. Clients range from large corporations and associations to high-growth startup companies, universities, professional athletic associations, and governmental agencies.
Manny has worked with some of the largest corporations during his extensive career from Levi Strauss, Michelin Tire, FedEx, Kroger, and Wal-Mart to General Motors, Lowe’s, Turner, Nissan, Skechers, NCAA, NFL, and the NBA. For a barefoot child growing up in Nigeria that didn’t own a pair of tennis shoes until he was 9 years of age, today, Manny now manufactures his own line of shoes.