Accomplished “Can Do” business leader, with 20 + years of textile, apparel and footwear industry experience in Business Development and Management in Global Supply Chain Management solutions.
Katherine is a relevant, strategic and operational thinker with incredible passion and enthusiasm to impact change and growth in her industry. Her leadership skills incorporate collaborating effectively locally and globally, translating strategy into action, embracing change, influencing internal and external stakeholders, delivering superior results, always investing in developing self and others, builds high performance teams and fosters innovation.
Her clientele ranges from start-ups, to Fortune 500 retailers, Brands, Importers, Manufacturers and Sourcing Agents worldwide. Katherine’s portfolio of business grew over 200% and had 30% consecutive growth for over 1 decade.
Experience in textiles knowledge, designing, manufacturing, importing apparel, and transfers her extensive knowledge and experience to her clients and global partners.
Current management role at SGS Consumer & Retail charges her with delivering global solutions to international supply chains to manage brand integrity, regulatory compliance, quality and to reduce import risks.
Active member of Industry groups and organizations such Sourcing@Magic, American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA), Footwear Distributors Association (FDRA), United States Fashion Industry on America (USFIA), Fashion Institute of Technology Alumni, and Founder of SGS US Intern Program.