Webinar: The Secret Sauce for Better Apparel & Footwear Operations
August 25, 2022

2:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET | Online


Open industry. All apparel and footwear industry professionals, regardless of AAFA membership, are encouraged to participate.


It's no secret that while it’s an exciting time to be in the apparel and footwear business, it is also an extremely challenging one. Customer expectations surrounding brand quality, availability, and sustainability are at an all-time high. And that’s on top of the ever-present pressures of supply chain optimization, channel balancing, and product management. But technology (and the right partner) can help manage all of these challenges and whatever comes next.
Attendees of this webinar will learn:
  • How to gain better visibility into inventory.
  • Tips to proactively handle inevitable supply chain disruptions.
  • Ways to increase sustainability through smarter business practices.


Chris Nealon   
Sr Director of Marketing     
Sunrise Technologies

Chris Nealon is Sunrise's Senior Director of Marketing with extensive Dynamics 365 product and implementation experience. Prior to entering this role, Chris worked as a Supply Chain Consultant across a wide range of global apparel and footwear clients. He also acts as Sunrise's Director of Training Services, working to educate both Sunrise employees and clients. 

Mason Whitaker       
Volt Technologies

Mason Whitaker is a Microsoft Dynamics expert with a deep understanding of enterprise technical architecture as well as supply chain optimization. Mason has an extensive background in managing both large and small teams in the deployment of a wide range of solutions including Dynamics 365 Finance & Supply Chain, Business Central, and the Power Platform. Prior to leading Sunrise Technologies' Business Central division, Mason spent many years as a Sr. Technical Architect, Project Manager, and Program Manager where he worked primarily with retailers, distributors, and manufacturers on implementing Microsoft Dynamics solutions. Mason has both indirectly and directly assisted with the successful implementation of 100+ Microsoft Dynamics Go Lives during his tenure at Sunrise and Volt.