Dining with the Stars: Success Stories from Top Fashion Executives

April 25, 2013
5:30 pm

Campus Center

Room: Amherst Room

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Alumni Association

Interested in a career in the international fashion industry? Join our fashion alumni experts as they share their experiences climbing the ladder in various fashion sectors.  If you want "real world" answers and advice on next steps in your professional career—ask someone who's been there!

Dining with the Stars brings alumni back to campus to speak with students about career choices, industry trends and expectations of new graduates entering the workforce.

Fashion Industry Executives Include:
Jim Biolos '85 (ISOM) - CFO of Farylrobin Fashion Footwear
Abbey Doneger '73 (ISOM) - president of Doneger Group
Danielle LaFleur '98 (CNS) - VP men's and kid's merchandising at Tommy Hilfiger
Teresa Lomotan '89 (HFA) - VP stores and store operations at Henri Bendel
Marc Schneider '81 (ISOM) - president of Philip van Heusen Group, Heritage Wholesale Division
Marc Schuback '83 (ISOM) - SVP, general counsel & secretary of dELiA*s, Inc. Stores
John J. Tighe III '91 (ISOM) - SVP/GMM men's division at JC Penney Company, Inc.
Joanne Wolfe '91 (CNS) - SVP planning & allocation at Marmaxx

Hear these alumni leaders share their experiences at The Business of Fashion: Panel Discussion with Top Fashion Executives. The evening format includes a formal dinner with one alumnus/na per table of 8 attendees.  After dinner, there will be time for two rotations to new tables to hear from other alumni presenters.

Questions?  Contact the Alumni Association at 800-456-UMASS.  Sponsored by Isenberg School of Management, Office of Regional Development and the UMass Amherst Alumni Association.