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 TEAM

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 William Susman - PRESIDENT   Threadstone Advisors |  Founder, Managing Director

William Susman - PRESIDENT

Threadstone Advisors | Founder, Managing Director

 Marc Mastronardi - VICE PRESIDENT   Macy's | EVP Business Development

Marc Mastronardi - VICE PRESIDENT

Macy's | EVP Business Development

 Peter Sachse - CHAIRMAN

Peter Sachse - CHAIRMAN

 Glen Ellen Brown

Glen Ellen Brown

 Paul Rosengard  Industry Consultant

Paul Rosengard

Industry Consultant

 Jimmy Rosenfeld  Global Brands Group - Executive Director

Jimmy Rosenfeld

Global Brands Group - Executive Director

 Ken Wyse  Wyse Consulting

Ken Wyse

Wyse Consulting

Board of Governors

Jeff Manby - Kohl's

Lee McCabe - Alibaba

Karen Murray - Sequential Brands Group

Kenneth Nolan - Calvin Klein/G-III Apparel Group

Yehuda Shmidman - Wave Hill Partners

Stanley Silverstein - Perry Ellis International

David Sirkin - PVH

Maureen Storch* - AAFA

Chip Thompson - Ralph Lauren

John Tighe - Peerless

Lana Todorovich - Ralph Lauren

Electa Varnish - Nautica

Jennifer Vecchio - Burlington Stores

Ron Ventricelli - Global Brands Group

Mike Alic

Paul Annunziata

Sam Archibald - PVH

Shawn Austin

June DeFabio - Iconix

Abbey Doneger - The Doneger Group

Howard Feller - MMG Advisors

Mike Fralix - TC2

Alex Grinberg - Movado

Celeste Gudas - 24Seven Inc

Colleen Kelly - Alex Apparel

Mitchell Konsker - Jones Lang LaSalle

Aaron Ledet* - VF Corp

John Lohnas - Amazon

 

*Non-voting member