The Officers and Board of Directors are responsible for policy direction, with day-to-day administration by the President.


Active member participation is important to guarantee the effectiveness of the Association in representing the interests of the members and the sewn products industry. Participation provides SPESA members with a broader perspective of both the industry and the Association at large.


Ad hoc committees are appointed by the Board and/or Chairman to oversee specific projects.



     Sam Simpson, Senior Advisor

Gerber Technology
24 Industrial Park Road West

Tolland, CT 06084


Vice Chairman

     Nina McCormack, Chief Financial Officer

DAP America, Inc.

5875 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Suite 220

Norcross, GA  30092



     Ed Gribbin, President

Alvanon, Inc.

145 West 30th Street, Suite 1000

New York, NY  10001



     Benton Gardner


9650 Strickland Road, Suite 103-324

Raleigh, NC 27615-1902

Board of Directors