John Vincent “Vince” Camuto (June 4, 1936 – January 21, 2015) was an American women’s footwear designer
and shoe industry executive, best known for co-founding the women’s fashion brand Nine West. Following
the 1999 sale of Nine West to Jones Apparel Group for $900 million, Camuto became CEO and Chief Creative
Officer of a new fashion company, Camuto Group, maker of the Jessica Simpson brand.