The YMA FSF Board of Governors is comprised of a powerful network of influential fashion industry leaders representing a broad range of expertise in the field - from wholesale, to retail, to service providers and e-commerce. Committed to excellence and deeply engaged with our mentorship, internship and career programs, Board Members provide career advice, mentoring, guidance and hands-on experience for scholars just launching careers in our exciting industry.

OUR board


Paul Annunziata - Centric Brands Centric Brands - Executive Vice President - Accessories 

Peter Arnold - FSF Executive Director of FSF

Glen Ellen Brown - Industry Consultant Co-Founder at Bonfire Group

Howard Feller - MMG Advisors Partner

Heath Golden - Randa Accessories EVP, Chief Strategy Officer at Randa Accessories and President, Randa Digital Labs

David Katz - Randa Accessories Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Board of Governors

Marc Mastronardi - Macy’s Customer Experience & Store Operations, SVP FSF President

Paul Rosengard - Industry Consultant EVP, Head of North American Wholesale & Licensing at True Religion Brand Jeans

Peter Sachse - Industry Consultant C-Suite Retail Executive | P&L Management | Digital Expertise | Marketing | Strategy & Vision

Michael Setola - Tharanco Lifestyles CEO and President, Greg Norman Collection

William Susman - Threadstone Advisors LLP Managing Director at Threadstone Advisors LLP

Jeff Manby - Kohl's EVP- GMM Men's and Kids

Karen Murray - Sequential Brands Group CEO

Kenneth Nolan - Calvin Klein/G-III Apparel Group

Yehuda Shmidman - Wave Hill Partners CEO

Stanley Silverstein - Perry Ellis International President International Development and Global Licensing

David Sirkin - PVH President Dress Furnishings Group and DKNY Men's Sportswear

Maureen Storch* - AAFA Senior Vice President, Membership

Chip Thompson - Ralph Lauren Senior Vice President Of Sales Men's Luxury & Department Stores

John Tighe - Peerless Clothing President

Lana Todorovich - Neiman Marcus President and CMO

Electa Varnish - Nautica Senior Vice President, Sales, VF Sportswear, Inc.

Jennifer Vecchio - Burlington Stores President, Chief Merchandising Officer

Kenneth Wyse - Wyse Consulting President

Mike Alic - Industry Consultant Senior Operating and Strategy Executive

Sam Archibald - PVH President, Retail North America at Calvin Klein

Carolyn D’Angelo - Marquee Brands President-Home Division at Marquee Brands LLC

June DeFabio - Industry Consultant Retail, Wholesale & Licensing / Merchandising & Corp Strategy / Multi-Brand Business Development / Territory Expansion

Abbey Doneger - The Doneger Group President, Chief Executive Officer

Nata Dvir - Macy’s SVP/General Business Manager Beauty, Lease and Food

Mike Fralix - TC2 President and CEO

Alex Grinberg - Movado SVP Customer and Consumer Programs Movado Group

Celeste Gudas - 24Seven Inc CEO & Founder

Colleen Kelly - Alex Apparel CEO

Mitchell Konsker - Jones Lang LaSalle Vice Chairman

Aaron Ledet* - VF Corp Vice President, Americas Sourcing

Debra Malbin - Debra Malbin Associates Owner

*Non-voting member