ATLANTA — December 3, 2020 — The Atlanta-based Americas Apparel Producers’ Network (AAPN) announced the following new additions to its board of directors:
Alt is senior vice president of Elevate Textiles, which, in turn, now owns American & Efird. Chris graduated from The University of Kansas with a BS Business Administration – Finance and Marketing. He has spent virtually his entire career at A&E. Chris is a strong supporter of the AAPN Carolina Mill Tour. He also graduated from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, Executive Program, Financial Management
Dartley is the president and cofounder of Swisstex based in Los Angeles with 165 employees and 70 knitting machines in El Salvador. Dartley has been highly active in AAPN’s Regional Conferences and many other events. He made an extraordinary commitment to fight the virus reporting to AAPN, “We produced enough mask fabric from March through June to produce about 180 million masks and enough gown fabric to produce about 1.5 million surgical gowns”. He graduated from Colorado State University with a BS in Marketing.
Knight graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Religious Studies, and after a stint writing scripts for TV shows joined the family business of Georgia Narrow Fabrics. She has had numerous progressive steps in her industry career most recently as president & COO of the American Woolen Company. Jennifer is a long time member and close confidant of AAPN. She also holds an MBA from the Columbia Business School.
Peale holds a BS degree in Fashion/Apparel Design from Baylor University. She began her degree in technology at Gerber and has remained in technology including time at a major producer of uniforms. She is currently vice president of DeSL. Pam has anchored several panels at AAPN Regional Conferences and on AAPN virtual events. She is leading several AAPN projects in new industry technology.
Posted December 8, 2020