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Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies

  1. CARS Home
  2. About the Department
    1. Introduction
    2. Department History
    3. Vision and Mission
    4. Industry Advisory Board
    5. Costume Collection
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  3. Faculty
  4. Undergraduate Programs
  5. Graduate Programs
  6. CARS Student Information
  7. Internship Opportunity
  8. Pre-Internship Application Information
    1. APD Application
    2. RCS Application
    3. GRS Application
  9. Industry Advisory Board
  10. Bryan School of Business and Economics

Industry Advisory Board

The Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies Advisory Board members represent major apparel, retail, and textile products firms. The fifteen member board supports the department through scholarships, internships, newsletters, development funds and assists in industry career placements for students. Each year the Advisory Board sponsors a Fall Symposium featuring nationally known speakers.

Below is the directory of the CARS Industry Advisory Board members. To see biographical information on our board members click here

CARS Advisory Board 2011 - 2012

Mr. Dick Arnold
Vice President - Marketing, Fruit of the Loom
Renfro corporation

Mr. Mark Clift
VF Jeanswear

Ms. Robin Davis
Co-Owner/ Designer
Mack and Mack
Mr. Rod Hewitt
Vice President - Corporation Supply Chain
VF Corporation
Mr. Eric Hertz
Center for Executive Development

Mr. Pat Palmer
Vice President - Sales
Burlington Worldwide

Mr. Rick Schneider
Textiles International Enterprise

Mr. Mike Sholtis
Consultant - The Resource Club
Mr. John Sayres
Senior Enterprise Associate
Center for Creative Leadership

Mr. Kevin Toomey
President and CEO
Kayser-Roth Corporation

Ms. Cindy Wells
Vice President -
Finance, Process & Improvement
Branded Apparel
Mr. Grady Williamson
East West Solutions

Mr. Robert Woodard
Sales and Marketing Manager
National Spinning Co., Inc.

Mr. J. Berrye Worsham
President & CEO
Cotton Incorporated




CARS Department Contacts:

Dr. Gwendolyn S. O'Neal
Professor and Chair
P.O. Box 26170,
209 Stone Building
UNC Greensboro
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
(336) 256-1372 or (336) 334-5250
(336) 334-5614 (fax)



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