NAUMD Leadership Team

Executive Committee


From Left to Right: Phil Newman, Chairman, Cobmex Canada/UK; Lee Galperin, Vice Chair, Smith & Warren; and Eldon Griggs, Treasurer, Galls



Lisa Stewart, Member at Large, Superior Group of Companies; Christopher Collopy, Member at Large, IEX Textile.; and Steve Zalkin, President, NAUMD





Board of Directors

Caroline Bartek, Cintas

Brett Barthel, VF Workwear

Stuart Brooks, Rocky Boots

Tim Brown, GT Distributors

Christopher Collopy,  IEX Textile

Lee Galperin - Smith & Warren

Eldon Griggs - Galls

Leslie McArdle, Aramark

Phil Newman - Cobmex

Dan Rice, Vista Outdoor Inc.

Tom Rose, Fechheimer

Michael Smith, Unisync Group

Lisa Stewart - Superior Group of Companies

TJ Valentino, Boston Leather

James Witmer, Witmer Public Safety Group


Committee Chair & Vice Chair

Public Safety Suppliers & Retailers Committee

Co-Chair: Jermey Graham - Armor Express
Co-Chair: Sean Conville - Atlantic Tactical

Image Apparel Institute Committee

Chair: Lisa Stewart - Superior Uniform Group 

Membership Committee

Chair IAI: Jon Edberg - Cobmex
Chair Public Safety: Steve Zalkin - NAUMD

Military Affairs Committee

Chair: David Ludmar - Eiseman-Ludmar 

Postal Committee

Co-Chair: Fred Heldman - Fechheimer

Co-Chair Jeff Burns - Thorogood Shoes

Innovation Committee

Eddie Strauss - Lands' End Business Outfitters 


Steve Zalkin, President

Rick Levine, Director of Business Development 

Kathy Fedman-Zalkin, Chief Marketing Officer

Jackie Rosselli-Verrico, Director of Communications