Robert W. Humphreys
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Delta Apparel, Inc.
Mr. Humphreys is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Delta Apparel, Inc. He has served as Chairman of our Board since 2009. Mr. Humphreys previously served Delta Apparel, Inc. as President and Chief Executive Officer for more than 10 years. From April 1999 until December 1999, Mr. Humphreys served as President of the Delta Apparel division of Delta Woodside Industries, Inc. In 1998, he was named Vice President of Finance and Assistant Secretary of Delta Woodside Industries, Inc. and served in that capacity until November 1999. From 1987 to May 1998, Mr. Humphreys served as President of Stevcoknit Fabrics Company, the former knit fabrics division of a subsidiary of Delta Woodside Industries, Inc. Mr. Humphreys has over 30 years of experience in the textile and apparel industry, including senior leadership roles in operations and finance. Under his direction, the Company has grown from a commodity t-shirt manufacturer to a diverse, branded apparel company. Mr. Humphreys' long history with the Company, combined with his leadership skills and operating experience, makes him particularly well-suited to be our Chairman and serve on our Board.
Anita D. Britt
Ms. Britt served as Chief Financial Officer for the apparel company Perry Ellis International, Inc. from March 2009 until her retirement in March 2017. From August 2006 to February 2009, Ms. Britt served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Urban Brands, Inc., a privately held apparel company. From 1993 to 2006, Ms. Britt served in various financial leadership roles, including Executive Vice President, Finance, for Jones Apparel Group, Inc. Since February 2018, Ms. Britt has served as a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Smith & Wesson Brands Inc. (f/k/a American Outdoor Brands Corporation) (NASDAQ: SWBI) and currently chairs its Audit Committee. Since August 2020, Ms. Britt has served as a member of SWBI's Compensation Committee, and since June 2021, she has served as a member of its ESG Committee. Since June 2021, Ms. Britt has served as a member of the Board of Directors and Audit, Compensation, and Governance Committees of Urban-Gro, Inc. (NASDAQ: UGRO) and chairs its Audit Committee. Since July 2022, Ms. Britt has served as a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of VSE Corp. (NASDAQ: VSEC). Ms. Britt previously served on the Board of Trustees and Finance Committee of St. Thomas University from April 2013 to January 2018 and as its Chief Financial Officer from January 2018 to March 2018. Ms. Britt is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. Britt is also a Board Leadership Fellow, as designated by the National Association of Corporate Directors, and has received the Carnegie Mellon Cybersecurity Oversight Certification. Ms. Britt brings to our Board extensive financial leadership and apparel industry experience in both the public and private sectors as well as extensive experience with consumer-oriented companies.
Ms. Britt has been a Director at Delta Apparel, Inc. since 2018 and is a member of the Audit Committee and Corporate Governance Committee.
J. Bradley Campbell
President, J.B. Consulting, Inc.
Mr. Campbell has been a Certified Public Accountant for over 40 years. He served as the Managing Partner of the South Carolina Upstate practice of Cherry Bekaert LLP, CPAs, from 2003 until his retirement in 2013. Mr. Campbell spent the first 28 years of his career with Deloitte LLP, one of the world's largest accounting firms, where he was a partner for over 18 years and served as Managing Partner of its South Carolina practice. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Campbell has served on the boards of numerous non-profit and community organizations and, since his retirement, has independently engaged in business and financial consulting services to privately-held companies. During his career, Mr. Campbell has advised a wide variety of publicly-traded and large privately-held companies, including companies in the apparel, textile and consumer products industries. Mr. Campbell brings to our Board extensive financial, accounting and tax expertise with a focus on our industry, as well as significant business leadership experience.
Mr. Campbell has been a Director at Delta Apparel, Inc. since 2015 and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee.
Dr. Bill C. Hardgrave
Dr. Hardgrave is a leading authority on retail and supply chain strategies and among a select group credited with establishing the business value of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. He brings to Delta Apparel an established record of strategic leadership and innovation across a variety of industries and organizations ranging from entrepreneurial start-up companies to some of the country’s largest universities. Dr. Hardgrave’s experience includes leading a company that developed the first software commercially available for the transportation brokerage industry, founding the Information Technology Research Institute and RFID Lab at the University of Arkansas’ Sam M. Walton College of Business, and serving in senior leadership positions for Auburn University, including head of its Harbert College of Business and Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, where he oversaw a variety of successful financial and other growth initiatives and led the development of a multi-year strategic plan for the entire university organization.
Dr. Hardgrave currently serves as the 13th President of the University of Memphis and continues his work with the RFID Lab he founded as well as Fortune 100 companies and others on strategies to leverage the commercial use of RFID and related technologies. He also serves on the Executive Leadership Committee for GS1 US, a global standard-setting organization for digital data transfer in supply chains. In recognition of Dr. Hardgrave’s impact on the retail industry, he received the Ted Williams Award from AIM Global and the Special Achievement award from RFID Journal.
Glenda E. Hood
Ms. Hood served as Secretary of State for the State of Florida from 2003 to 2005 and served three terms as Mayor and Chief Executive Officer for the City of Orlando, Florida, spanning from 1992 to 2003. Since 2006, Ms. Hood has provided business development and consulting services as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hood Partners, LLC, and also provides strategic consulting services to business, government and civic leaders across the country through triSect, a firm she founded in 2010. In addition, since 2008, Ms. Hood has served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for each of SantaFe HealthCare and Axiom Bank, NA, and currently serves as Chair of each. She has also served as a director for engineering services firm Baskerville-Donovan, Inc. since 2006. Ms. Hood previously served on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee for energy services provider Allete (NYSE: ALE) from 2000 to 2003, and on the Board of Directors and Audit, Finance & Budget and Quality Committees for AvMed Health Plans from 2006 to 2008. Ms. Hood also currently serves in advisory roles for a variety of other civic and community organizations. Ms. Hood brings to our Board over 40 years of valuable business, organizational and political leadership experience spanning multiple industries and sectors.
Ms. Hood has been a Director at Delta Apparel, Inc. since 2019 and is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee.
Sonya E. Medina
Ms. Medina has served as the Executive Director of the Endeavors Foundation since May 2022, as a co-founder of Greenlight Growth Capital, LLC since January 2022, and as an independent consultant since July 2013. She previously served as Vice President of Community & External Affairs for Silver Eagle Distributors from January 2009 to June 2013. Prior to January 2009, Ms. Medina served as a White House commissioned officer for seven years in the capacity of Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy and Director of Projects to the First Lady as well as a director of the AT&T Global Foundation. Ms. Medina has also served on the Board of Directors for Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) since October 2015. Ms. Medina is recognized for her corporate social responsibility, social impact, sustainability, and brand management acumen and has a proven track record of driving business turnarounds, operations set-up and efficiencies, innovation, and strategic transformation. Ms. Medina was recognized in 2021 by Directors & Boards as a 2022 Director to Watch: Racial and Ethnic Diversity and also founded the Latina Leadership Institute. Ms. Medina brings to our Board over 22 years of multi-industry and federal government experience.
Ms. Medina has been a Director at Delta Apparel, Inc. since 2022 and is a member of the Audit Committee and Corporate Governance Committee.
A. Alexander Taylor, II
Mr. Taylor served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FGX International, Inc. (NASDAQ: FGXI), a worldwide producer and marketer of eyeglasses and sunglasses, from 2005 to 2013, and as a consultant to FGX from July 2013 until June 2014. Mr. Taylor served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Chattem, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTT), a consumer products company, from 1998 to 2005, and was previously an attorney with Miller & Martin PLLC in Chattanooga, Tennessee from 1978 to 1998. Mr. Taylor served on the Board of Directors of Zoe's Kitchen, Inc. (NYSE: ZOES) from April 2015 to November 2018, including service on its Audit Committee and as Chair of its Compensation Committee. Mr. Taylor currently serves on the boards of several privately-held companies and nonprofit organizations. Mr. Taylor formerly served as an Adjunct Professor at the Charleston School of Law and formerly served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Furman University, where he continues to serve as a trustee. Mr. Taylor brings to our Board extensive consumer brand and retail experience in a variety of industries and functional areas, including operations, finance, legal and public company governance.
Mr. Taylor has been a Director at Delta Apparel, Inc. since 2016 and is Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. In addition, Mr. Taylor serves as lead Independent Director.
David G. Whalen
Mr. Whalen served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of the A.T. Cross Company (subsequently Costa Inc., NASDAQ: ATX) from 1999 to 2014 when the company was sold. A.T. Cross manufactured and marketed writing instruments and personal accessories under the Cross brand name and premium sunglasses under the Costa brand name. From 1991 to 1999, Mr. Whalen held various senior positions with Bausch & Lomb, Inc., including Corporate Vice President, President Europe, Middle East and Africa Division and President North America Ray-Ban Division. Earlier in his career Mr. Whalen worked for the G. Heilman Brewing Company and was a consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton. Mr. Whalen serves on the Board of Directors of POOL Corporation (NASDAQ: POOL) and is a member of its Compensation Committee and Strategic Planning Committee. Mr. Whalen brings to our Board extensive marketing, financial, operational, and senior leadership experience across multiple companies, industries, and geographies. In addition, Mr. Whalen’s business acquisition and integration experience provides our Board with valuable strategic depth and insight.
Mr. Whalen has been a Director at Delta Apparel, Inc. since 2017 and is Chair of the Compensation Committee and member of the Audit Committee.