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School of Fashion

Advisory Board

The School of Fashion works closely with an advisory board of experts to evaluate our curricula, ensuring that it best reflects current industry dynamics and equips students with the knowledge and skillsets that industry employers seek.

School of Fashion Advisory Board  

Deirdre Adams
Senior Director of Stores, Michael Kors 

Steve Butch
Manager, Global Apparel Planning & Order Management, New Balance  

Maxwell Cain
Senior Site Merchandising Manager, Rockport Company 

Allie Champlain
Associate Planner, TJX, Inc. 

Brittany Corse
Senior eCommerce Buyer, Sperry  

Kendra Donato
Senior Site Merchandiser, Sperry 

Jeff Lahens
CMO, 9Tailors; Retail Marketing Consultant, Consumer Analytics, Customer Exp.  

Ara Ishanyan
Sourcing Expert, formerly Director of Sourcing, Sperry & Wolverine Kids Group 

Meghan Ksiazek
Head of Design, Turtle Fur 

Katherine Miccoli
VP of Merchandising, Work 'N Gear 

Lauren Norment
eCommerce Buyer, Sperry 

Chelsey Plumb
Senior Content Manager, Sperry 

Sara Rafferty
Visual Merchandising Manager, Wolverine Worldwide 

Mark Torre
VP, Merchandise Manager & Wholesale Business Development, DXL 

Robin Wagher
Senior Director, Corporate Engagement, NRF