2020 SPESA Virtual Executive Conference Attendee List

Name

Title

Company

Mike Fralix

Chief Executive Officer

[TC]2

Arturo Rodriguez

Consultant

[TC]2

Gamze Soylemez

Export

A KIM

John Eason

Chief Executive Officer

Advanced Distribution Technologies, Inc.

Natasha Spackey

Senior Director of Business Development

Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA)

Arnie Kravitz

Chief Technical Officer

Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM)

Marianna Schabanow

Textile Engineer

AeroTechDesigns

David Handal

General Manager

Agencia J.E.Handal S.A. de C.V.

Albert Paley

Consultant

Albert Paley Consulting Services LLC

Reyadh Alkazemi

Manager

Alkazemi Fabrics Co.

Jill Coleman

Vice President Business Development

Alvanon/Motif.org

Mark Hatton

Managing Director - Threads Americas

American & Efird

Katie Koscher

Program Manager

American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)

Corinne Suder

Senior Director, Education & Corporate Marketing

American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)

Len Egan

Consultant

Americas 21st, Inc.

Kat Anderson

Member Services Coordinator

Apparel Industry Board, Inc.

Deepak Mohindra

President

Apparel Resources (P) Ltd

Nitish Varshney

Senior Technical Correspondent

Apparel Resources (P) Ltd

Algy Fonts

Advertising

Atlanta Attachment Company

Steven Beck

President

Beck's Classic Manufacturing Inc.

Jeff Bloom

Vice President

Beck's Classic Manufacturing Inc.

Giuseppe Cianci

Chief Operating Officer

bierrebi International

Eric Spackey

Chief Executive Officer

Bluewater Defense, Inc.

Rick Frye

Director of Sales, IPD/ISM

Brother International Corp.

Pete Holland

Vice President

Brother International Corp.

Rick Horwitch

Vice President, Global Supply Chain Strategy

Bureau Veritas

Dorothy Crouch

Managing Editor

California Apparel News

Bob Kirke

Executive Director

Canadian Apparel Federation

Lovely Indac

Mining Engineering Student

Caraga State University

Juan Vasquez

Engineer

CCC

Hendrik Monsma

President

CCTS

Shubham Singh

Garment Technologist

CFAI Jordan

Mihaela Coapsi

Vice President Manufacturing Systems

CGS

Kate Young

Technical Lead Textile Automation

Combat Capabilities Development Command-Soldier Center

Eric Schlossman

Vice President

Consew

Ron Roach

President

Contempora Fabrics, inc.

Daniella Ambrogi

Consultant

Daniella Ambrogi

Mariano Amezcua

President

DAP America, Inc.

Nina McCormack

Chief Financial Officer

DAP America, Inc.

Pam Peale

VP of Global Sales & US PLM Operations

DeSL

Penny Drahos

Owner/Lead Designer

Drahos Dimensional Design

Dietrich Eickhoff

Chief Executive Officer

Duerkopp Adler AG

Julie Becker

School Director

Eastern Michigan University

Chris Godek

Vice President

Efka of America, Inc.

Yoram Burg

Vice President Sales

Embodee

Devin Steele

Publisher

eTextileCommunications.com

Tapio Martti

Managing Director - America

ETON Systems Inc.

Sebastian Bruder

Managing Director

Expert International GmbH

Carol Bartley

Professor

Fashion Institute of Technology

Linda Cohen

Assistant Professor

Fashion Institute of Technology

Rolando Bohlemann

President

Ferd. Schmetz Needle Corp.

Emily Walzer

Editor Textile Insight magazine

Formula4Media

Betsy Cook

Patternmaker

Garmenta Apparel

Laura-Ann Donna

Vice President Finance

Gehring Tricot Corporation

Aimee Heuschkel

Director of Marketing

Gerber Technology

Leonard Marano

Chief Commercial Officer

Gerber Technology

John Brogan

President

Global Partners

Jeff Streader

Managing Director

Go Global Retail

Edward Gribbin

Chief Executive Officer

Gribbin Strategic LLC

Philip Champagne

President

Groz-Beckert USA, Inc.

Nora Ambriz

Government Relations

Grupo Kaltex

Charles Zimmerman

President

GTN Inc.

Elizabeth White

Product Developer & Trainer

Guide and Teach

Reza Zobdeh

Chief Executive Officer

Gulfars

Michael Abbott

Global Director of Innovation

Hanes Brands

Frank Henderson

Chief Executive Officer

Henderson Sewing Machine Co.

Alonso Ramos

Technician

Henderson Sewing Machine Co.

Jordan Speer

Research Manager, Global Supply Chain

IDC

Jennifer Rubens

Director of Possibilities

illumiNITE

Mackey McDonald

Software Engineer

Informatica

Juan C. Yepes

Supply Chain Manager

INSCRA SAS

Leigh Puddester

President

Instrumar

Matthijs Crietee

Chief Executive Officer

International Apparel Federation

Kazuhiko Fujimaki

Publisher

J.S.N. International, Inc.

Laura Bryan

Systems Management

John H Daniel Co.

Joe Eller

Vice President

JUKI America, Inc.

Dorothy Fullam

HR Manager

JUKI America, Inc.

Roger Tutterow

Professor of Economics, Henssler Financial Endowed Chair

Kennesaw State University

Jaime Zuluaga

Partner

Linea Directa

Alfredo Rodriguez

Director

Macoca S.A. de C.V.

Rene Rodriguez

Chief Executive Officer

Macoca S.A. de C.V.

Julio Ledesma

Manufactura Five Star S.A. de C.V.

Conie Liu

Assistant Sales Manager

Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd, Beijing Branch

Sarah Hatcher

Sales Manager

Messe Frankfurt, Inc.

Kristy Meade

Group Show Director

Messe Frankfurt, Inc.

Ali Rosenberger

Senior Marketing & Conference Manager

Messe Frankfurt, Inc.

John Stern

President

Methods Workshop LLC

Michael Rabin

Country Manager - America

Morgan Tecnica America Inc.

Mimi Manalac-Goldstein

Project Manager

Nike

Kristin Thoney-Barletta

Professor

North Carolina State University Wilson College of Textiles

Andre West

Director of Zeiss Textiles Extension

North Carolina State University Wilson College of Textiles

Hyejune Park

Assistant Professor

Oklahoma State University

Diane Vittorio

Technical Design Department Manager

Outerstuff LTD

Melvyn Blore

Chief Executive Officer

Pegasus Corporation of America

Bert Feinberg

Vice President

Phillocraft/Frontier Distributors

Costas Dagres

National Sales Executive

Pritchard Paper Products

Jake Pritchard

Executive

Pritchard Paper Products

Russell Pritchard

Chief Executive Officer

Pritchard Paper Products

Yvette Pritchard

Director

Pritchard Paper Products

Rick Ludolph

President

Productive Solutions LLC

Todd Essig

Custodian

RAE/Quad- R

Joe Torres

Owner

RJTORRES MFG SRL

Reuben Glass

Director

Rori Group

Samuel Simpson

President

Samuel F Simpson LLC

NIcole Bivens Collinson

President, International Trade & Government Relations

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.

Robert Sarratt

President

Sarratt Acquisition Management Inc.

Allison Amonoo-Thomas

Chief Creative-Executive Officer

Seamlessunion INC

Dan Berzack

President

Sewn Products Equipment Company

Sarah Krasley

Chief Executive Officer

Shimmy Technologies, Inc.

Juan Aparicio

Head Advanced Manufacturing Automation

Siemens Technology

Michael Daniels

Senior Product Support

SourceAmerica

Tony Soeka

Senior Account Representative NPA Products Support

SourceAmerica

Lonny Schwartz

President

Superior Sewing Machine & Supply LLC

Sophie Alamachere

Principal 3D Virtual Transformation

Target

Hanna Frahm

Lead Product Cost Engineer

Target

Kirsten MacNeill

Principal, Apparel Innovation

Target

Todd Ellis

Principal

TDE Consulting LLC

Xochil Scheer

Chief Executive Officer/Pattern Maker

The Chicago Pattern Maker

Harold Feit

President

The Feit Company

Benton Gardner

Vice President

The Gardner Group, Inc.

Dave Gardner

President

The Gardner Group, Inc.

Mariama Adu Lette Sy

Fashion Designer

Tivaouane Couture And Textiles

Savannah Crawford

Chief Collaborator

Tukatech

Ram Sareen

Chief Executive Officer/Founder

Tukatech

Chris Walia

Chief Operating Officer

Tukatech

Kim-Bang Nguyen

Director

U.S. Department of Commerce

Lloyd Wood

Deputy Assistant Secretary

U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration

Natalie Hanson

International Trade Analyst

U.S. International Trade Commission

Laura Rodriguez

International Trade Analyst

U.S. International Trade Commission

Barbara Tysinger

Manager, Fiber Application and Analytical Studies

Unifi Manufacturing

Martin Gopman

Business Owner

Universal Sewing Machine Co., Inc.

David Samuels

President

Universal Sewing Supply

Sheng Lu

Professor

University of Delaware

Neysa Njo

Student

UNSW

Greg Gimble

Creative Director

Va Bien International

Albert Irvine

Managing Partner

Wake Financial Group

Cary Sherburne

Senior Editor

WhatTheyThink

Kumie Yagi

Senior Marketing Specialist

YKK USA Inc.

Will Krol-Sinclair

Marie D'Avignon

Vice President of Operations

SPESA

Maggie McDonald

Vice President of Communications

SPESA

Michael McDonald

President

SPESA