Venture into nearly any arm of the textiles industry, and you’re sure to notice a trend: NC State University and Wilson College of Textiles alumni are everywhere. Featured in this article are textile and apparel association leaders Will Duncan of SEAMS, Devin Steele of the Southern Textile Association, Michael McDonald of SPESA, Diana Wyman of AATCC, Lynsey Jones of the Americas Apparel Producers’ Network (AAPN) and Matt Priest of the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America.