Ben is a seasoned veteran in the Apparel/Retail and Footwear industry. He brings 33 years of industry experience. His experience has been in apparel manufacturing and more recently in sales with companies such as Gerber Technology, Tradecard, Centric Software, GT Nexus and most recently with Tagsys RFID . Ben is on the advisory board at the University of Missouri for their Textile and Apparel Management program and has been honored by the university as an “Executive in Residence” for his contributions to the university. Ben has also served on many AAFA program committees, such as the International Customs, Sourcing and Logistics program committee, as well as a member of the Productivity Improvement /Supply Chain committee. Ben loves to teach Spin/Cycle classes as a hobby and he and his wife reside in Dallas, Texas. He is currently Director of Sales for Tagsys RFID.