NAUMD Leadership Team


Lee Galperin

Lee Galperin


Smith & Warren

Eldon Griggs

Eldon Griggs

Vice Chairman


Lisa Stewart

Lisa Stewart


Superior Group of Companies

Christopher Collopy

Christopher Collopy

Member at Large

IEX Textile

Phil Newman

Phil Newman

Immediate Past Chairman

Cobmex Canada/UK

Steve Zalkin

Steve Zalkin



Rick Levine

Rick Levine

Executive Director


Board of Directors

Karen Allan Ballengee - Southern Police Equipment

Caroline Bartek - Cintas

Brett Barthel - Workwear Outfitters

George Bess - Vista Outdoor Inc

Stuart Brooks - Rocky Boots

Tim Brown - GT Distributors

Chris Collopy - IEA Textiles

Lee Galperin - Smith & Warren

Jermey Graham - Tact Squad

Matthew Graham - Unisync Group Inc

Eldon Griggs - Galls

Leslie McArdle - Aramark

Phil Newman - Cobmex

Tom Rose - Fechheimer Brothers Company

Mike Smith - Unisync Group Inc

Lisa Stewart - Superior Group of Companies

TJ Valentino - Boston Leather

James Witmer - Witmer Public Safety Goup

Committee Chair & Vice Chair

Public Safety Suppliers & Retailers Committee
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, Executive Director

Kathy Fedman-Zalkin, Chief Marketing Officer

Jackie Rosselli-Verrico, Director of Communications