Who We Are

Heartland Footwear, America’s Boot Company, is the leading USA producer of injection molded waterproof boots. Heartland produces a wide product line of boots for industrial, retail, and individual use providing a range of capabilities including safety, durability, hygene, and comfort benefits. Our manufacturing is highly automated locally producing a cost effective product in South bend IN, and available throughout the united States. We enhance our customer’s work and leisure experiences with high quality, cost effective waterproof boots that are fit for purpose in multiple work and outdoor environments.

Heartland Footwear was founded in 2010 by a dedicated team of footwear specialists. Our goal is the same today: to provide advanced design, ergonomic comfort, and durability for the protective footwear industry. We are headquartered in America’s heartland – South Bend IN. We are hard-working people providing the best-quality shoes for other hard-working people. Our team brings more than a century of expertise to product, development, design, production, quality control, and customer service.


Heartland Leadership

Harold W. Sullivan, Jr.

Owner, chairman of board.US based Industrial and retail PVC and PU boots. Produce and market Made in America boots selling through distributors, big box retailers, and online.

  • BA/BS Economics & Accounting Holy Cross College, Worcester MA
  • Masters of Management Finance Kellogg Graduate School of Management
  • passed CPA 1978; passed CMA 1979; passed CFA 1986
  • was ASA certified in business valuation 1988
  • Served as adjunct professor of Finance at Kellogg Graduate School of Management time to time from 1990 to 2011.

John Callanan (vice president of sales)

John Callanan has several decades of experience in the footwear industry and 30 years of proven sales leadership. He understands that all customers demand an outstanding product at an unbeatable value.

  • B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Baltimore

Afshin Enshaie (president)

brings more than 20 years of experience as an operations and engineering professional. He earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rhode Island University.