Jane Pak, president of San Diego’s Old Gringo Boots Inc., displays some of the high-end boots the company produces at its facilities in Mexico and sells throughout the United States and on various websites.

Jane Pak, president of San Diego’s Old Gringo Boots Inc., displays some of the high-end boots the company produces at its facilities in Mexico and sells throughout the United States and on various websites. Photo by Melissa Jacobs.

Jane Pak’s office is an exercise in minimalism...