Prior to joining Threadstone in 2022, Michael was Managing Director and head of the factoring division of Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc. Founded in 1938, Rosenthal is one of the largest privately held financing institutions in the US.
Michael serves as a Director and Foundation Board member of the Fashion Institute of Technology (a SUNY institution) and is Chairman...
Tom is currently serving as the Co-Founder of BluEnsign, the fashion industry’s premier omnichannel apparel show organizer. BluEnsign is a strategic advisory firm serving consumer brands and event planning organizations across the entire global value chain.
Throughout his career, Tom has developed and demonstrated extensive executive skills in C-level positions including organizational change and...
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Mark Friedman has more than 30 years of experience in the consumer and retail industry as an Entrepreneur, Manager, Research Analyst, and Strategic Advisor. During his two decades as a Senior Research Analyst at Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs he was ranked on the Institutional Investor annual survey of best analysts in three different sectors-...
President, Applications & Technology Outsourcing
Paul, who joined CGS in 1997, has over 25 years of experience in the information technology space. Leading the Application Solutions group at CGS, Mr. Magel oversees the company’s flagship BlueCherry Enterprise Suite of solutions for the fashion, apparel and consumer lifestyle products industry as well as the Technology and Infrastructure practice overseeing sales, delivery,...
Michael is an adjunct professor at the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law and a former federal prosecutor. His father Leon Wildes is best-known for his successful representation of John Lennon in his deportation proceedings, Michael Wildes clients include First Lady Melania Trump, artists Sarah Brightman, Lionel Richie, Boy George, soccer icon Pele, master Chef Jean-Georges. He was also...
Andrew V. Jassin
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Andrew is co-founder and managing director of the Jassin Consulting Group, a management consulting firm providing strategy development and implementation services exclusively to the fiber, textile, apparel and home furnishings industries and related supply chain companies.
In 1989 he formed the Marketing Management Group, Inc. (“MMG”), a consulting firm which helped fashion and retail businesses function...