Andy Warlick


Anderson Davis Warlick is the Chairman and CEO of Parkdale, Inc located in Gastonia, North Carolina. Since 1916, Parkdale has strived to be the premier yarn spinner in the world. The vision for the future revolves around a perpetually changing supply chain that demands faster response, superior service, and enhanced speed to market. Parkdale, Inc has developed a culture that encourages research and development in order to provide customers with products that meet the needs of a variable market. As the world’s leading manufacturer of spun yarns, our goal is to deliver customer value through exceptional yarn quality and unparalleled service. Our success is the direct result of our relentless commitment to providing innovative and cost-effective solutions to the driver of our organization, our customer.

Andy graduated from The Citadel, Harvard Business and the National Cotton Councils Leadership Program. He has been with Parkdale, Inc since 1984. He serves on the following boards: National Council of Textile Organizations, National Cotton Council, Schweitzer-Mauduit – NYSE, Parkdale, Inc., Inman Mills and The Citadel Foundation. He has also won the following awards: Citadel Business School Hall of Fame, Cotton, Inc. 2002 Achievement Award, Honorary Doctor of Business – The Citadel, Awarded Two (2) U.S. Patents, Man of the Year – US Textiles 2002, NCSU Textile School, A.M.Y. Textile Executive of the Year, Southern Textile Association Chapman Award, Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award and the Spirit of the Carolinas Award.

Andy resides in North Carolina with his wife Pamela with whom they have 2 children.


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