Delta Apparel Appoints New Member to Board of Directors

GREENVILLE, S.C. — April 11, 2019 — Delta Apparel,Inc., a provider of core activewear and lifestyle apparel products, today announced the appointment of Glenda E. Hood to its board of directors.

Hood brings to the Delta Apparel Board of Directors more than 40 years of business, organizational and political leadership experience spanning multiple industries and sectors.

She concluded her political career in 2005 as the Secretary of State for the State of Florida after serving three terms as mayor and CEO for the City of Orlando, Fla. Since then Hood has provided business development and strategic consulting services to companies as well as business, government and civic leaders across the country and also currently serves as a director for SantaFe Healthcare, Axiom Bank, NA, and engineering services firm Baskerville-Donovan Inc. Hood previously served as a director for energy services provider Allete and AvMed Health Plans and also serves in advisory roles for a variety of other civic and community organizations.

“We are very pleased to welcome Glenda to the Delta Apparel board,” commented Delta Apparel Chairman and CEO Robert W. Humphreys. “Glenda’s proven leadership record and extensive executive and advisory experience will be a tremendous asset to the company and our shareholders. We look forward to Glenda’s contributions and to having her valuable perspective on our Board.”

Delta Apparel Inc., along with its operating subsidiaries, Salt Life LLC, M. J. Soffe LLC, and DTG2Go LLC, is an international design, marketing, manufacturing, and sourcing company that features a diverse portfolio of core activewear and lifestyle apparel and related accessory products. The company sells casual and athletic products through a variety of distribution channels and distribution tiers, including department stores, mid and mass channels, e-retailers, sporting goods and outdoor retailers, independent and specialty stores, and the U.S. military. The company’s products are also made available direct-to-consumer at its branded retail stores and on its websites at,, and  The company’s operations are located throughout the United States, Honduras, El Salvador, and Mexico, and it employs approximately 8,100 people worldwide.

Posted April 12, 2019

Source: Delta Apparel Inc.