2019 Portland Regional Event

August 15 | Ecotrust | Portland, Oregon

Registered Attendees

Adele Knits Inc

  • Jim Briggs, National Sales Manager


  • Roger Ducloo, CMO
  • Ryan Moor, CEO


  • Ralph Ehinger, Senior Regional Director, Americas
  • Tracy Rickert, Senior Consultant
  • Jill Coleman, Business Development Director  AAPN Board of Directors

American & Efird LLC

  • Robert Hallett, VP Global Retail Solutions
  • Salinda Wong, Pacific Coast Retail Solutions Manager

Avery Dennison

  • Chris Luty, Market Development Manager
  • Carlos Martel, Global Account Director

Almarina Bianchi, Sustainability Stewardship

Buhler Quality Yarns

  • Dee Dee Harris, National Sales Director
  • David Sasso, VP of Sales  AAPN Executive Committee

Carolina Cotton Works

  • Bryan Ashby, Vice President
  • Brittany Beam, Direct Sales


  • Brittany Yokley, Sales Enablement Manager, Global Accounts
  • Michael Beerkens, Regional Sales Manager
  • Kris Hosea, Brand Development Executive

Columbia Sportswear

  • Jing Cao, Materials Costing Engineer
  • Mary Li, Sr Manager Materials Sourcing Costing
  • Patti Flud, Materials Costing Analyst
  • Laura Lazzo
  • Sarah Larson, Americas Liaison Office Merchandiser 
  • Krista McLellan, Americas Liaison Office Operations Manager
  • Kathryn Turkiewicz, Global Strategic Sourcing Manager
  • Christine Cyphers, Material Development Manager
  • Alisa Goley, Material Developer
  • Shannon Redell, Senior Material Developer
  • Savannah Church, Material Developer
  • Megan Pardee, Senior Sourcing Analyst
  • Mary Bean, Social Responsibility Manager
  • Reshma Bhakta, Americas Liaison Office Production
  • Charlie Denton, Americas Liaison Office Production

Contempora Fabrics Sponsor

  • Ron Roach, President  AAPN Board of Directors
  • Alex Whitley, VP of Sales
  • Chase Johnson, Sales

Crowley Logistics

  • Don Hire, Director Business Development
  • David Allegretti, Director Business Development

Darlington Fabrics

  • Beth Rodgers, Sales Account Manager
  • Carol Gross, Director of Apparel Sales


  • Shannon McCarthy, VP of Business Development - Americas


  • Pam Peale, VP Global Sales and US PLM Operations
  • Alexia LaSalle, Sr Business Consultant

DuPont™ Sorona®

  • Matthew Cole, North American Channel Manager

e.dye Limited

  • Jim Chi, Vice President, Marketing & Sales

Elevate Textiles - Burlington Fabrics

  • Paula Mosher, Account Manager, West Coast

Guilford Performance Textiles

  • Lindsay Money, Sales Manager

Haggar Clothing Company

  • Tony Anzovino, Chief Sourcing & Merchandising Officer  AAPN Executive Committee

Hyosung USA Sponsor

  • Hal Martens, Sales Manager
  • Deborah Richert, NA West Marketing Manager - Textiles

ImagineKnit Global

  • Mandi Strickland, Managing Director

Impactiva Sponsor

  • Ashara Stevens, VP Business Development Americas
  • Ed Gribbin, Chief Engagement Officer  AAPN Executive Committee

Ivy Citizens

  • Lisa Thompson, CEO


  • Teodora Nicolae, Fashion Marketing Manager 
  • Herbert Baiza, Account Manager 

Milliken & Company

  • Candace Sturcken, Merchandise & Design Manager
  • Travis Greer, Business Development Director
  • Whitney Hauser


  • Howard Kurdin, Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing

Neenah Coldenhove B.V.

  • Jay Lennon, Account Manager USA


  • Courtney Christenson, Technical Developer Process Manager
  • Gillian Jackson, Technical Developer Manager
  • Lindsay Streich, Material Manager


  • Abby Allen, Sourcing Strategy Director , Non-Apparel
  • Angela Rhea, Sourcing Strategy Director, Apparel

Printcraft Sponsor

  • Mike Smith, General Manager
  • Ryan Smith, Sales Representative


  • Sebastian Echavarria, Textiles and Apparel Sourcing Representative 

Rhino Development

  • Richard Franca, Director

r-pac International Corp

  • Aaron Glatman, SVP Global Business Development  AAPN Board of Directors
  • Melissa Johnston, Global Account Executive
  • Deb Trout, Director, Sales & Business Development
  • Todd Vogel, Global Account Manager

SanMar Corporation

  • Lori Johnson, Strategic Sourcing
  • Cortney Hudlicky, Product Development Coordinator
  • Macaley Moody, Product Development Coordinator
  • Renton Leversedge, Chief Revenue Officer

SJM Merchant Network, LLC

  • Susan J Mocarski, DuPont™ Sorona® Business Development & Market Consultant

Swisstex Direct LLC

  • Keith Dartley, President
Tegra Global
  • Chris Dorre, Assistant Product Developer
  • Jolene Hannon, Product Developer
  • Emily Wall, Product Development Manager
  • Jordan Wilcox, Product Development Assistant
  • Susan Dinger, Product Development Manager
  • Gretchen Johnson, Program Manager
  • Brian Garry, VP of Sales & Sports Licensing

Textiles Lafayette S.A.S.

  • Maria Aguirre, KAM USA & Canada

TexOps (Textiles Opico S.A.)

  • Juan Zighelboim, President  AAPN Executive Committee


  • Virginia Joplin, CEO
  • Maria Villarreal, Production Team Manager

WWA Advisors LLC

  • Walter Wilhelm, CEO