American Apparel and Footwear Association


American Apparel and Footwear Association

AAFA is the trade association representing apparel, footwear and other sewn products companies, and their suppliers, which compete in the global market. Membership: $2,500-$110,000 (General); $5,000 (International/Affiliate).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
AAFA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Apparel/Textiles Industry, Manufacturers, Apparel
Year Founded:
2000
Address:
740 Sixth St. NW
Fourth Floor Washington, DC 20001
Telephone:
Website:
Staff:
29
Volunteers:
49
Members:
607 companies
Certification Programs:
CPSC ; CPSIA


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $5,559,083


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
16.97%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Investment income
 
Sales of non-inventory assets
 
Other

Total expenses: $5,824,298


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
10.80%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Legal fees
 
Other

Total assets: $7,587,131


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
3.27%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $3,353,058


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
9.74%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
Deferred revenue

Regional/State Affiliation

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 5,156,941
Investment income 166,711
Sales of non-inventory assets 153,272
Royalties 59,269
Miscellaneous revenue 17,087
Total contributions 5,803
Income from sales of inventory 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Net rental income 0
Total Revenue:

$5,559,083

1-yr growth
16.97%
Program service revenue
Investment income
Sales of non-inventory assets
Royalties
Miscellaneous revenue
Total contributions

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 2,150,369
Compensation for non-officers/directors 913,043
Legal fees 523,523
Travel 509,828
Occupancy 487,428
Other fees 299,799
Other expenses 295,000
Office expenses 137,889
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 105,046
Other employee benefits 84,305
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 72,000
Pension plan contributions 64,927
Advertising and promotion 62,194
Accounting fees 47,016
Investment management fees 37,736
Insurance 24,531
Interest expense 9,664
Payments to affiliates 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Conferences, conventions, meetings 0
Information technology 0
Royalties 0
Lobbying fees 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Payroll taxes 0
Management fees 0
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Total Expenses:

$5,824,298

1-yr growth
10.80%
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Legal fees
Travel
Occupancy
Other fees
Other expenses
Office expenses
Depreciation, depletion, amortization
Other employee benefits
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 5,662,791
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 1,123,843
Savings and temporary cash investments 351,839
Cash -- non-interest bearing 207,130
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 188,939
Other assets 35,279
Accounts receivable 17,310
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Inventories for sale or use 0
Investments in other securities 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Total Assets:

$7,587,131

1-yr growth
3.27%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Savings and temporary cash investments
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Other assets
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 1,742,498
Deferred revenue 1,610,560
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Other liabilities 0
Grants payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$3,353,058

1-yr growth
9.74%
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
Deferred revenue

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 4,234,073
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$4,234,073

1-yr growth
-1.35%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Agata Borradori Manager, Accounting Finance ...X
Alexander Gibson Manager, Communications Communications/Public Relations ...X
Arthur Ganta Chief Financial Officer Administration, Finance ...X
Bryan Wolfe Chair, Government Relations Committee Board Member, Government Relations ...X
Christina Mitropoulos Representative, Government Relations Government Relations ...X
Colin Browne Vice Chairman Administration, Board Member ...X
Corinne Suder CMP Senior Director, Education and Corporate Marketing Education, Marketing ...X
Darrell Sumpter Senior Manager, Office and Staff Accountant Administration, Finance ...X
Gary F. Simmons Chairman Board Member, Chairman of the Board ...X
James Schwartz Board Member Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
Katie Gissendanner Koscher Program Manager, Education and Corporate Marketing Education, Marketing ...X
Kellie Davies Brown Board Member Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
Kristen Kern Representative, Government Relations Government Relations ...X
Kurt Cavano Treasurer Board Member, Finance ...X
Madison Mugford Coordinator, Meetings and Webinar Conventions/Meetings ...X
Mala Brindisi Board Member Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
Maureen Storch Senior Vice President, Membership Membership ...X
Michael Mansh Chair, Government Contracts Committee Board Member, Government Relations ...X
Natalie LaBella Director, Communications and Marketing Communications/Public Relations, Marketing ...X
Nate Herman Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Director of Government Relations, Government Relations, Lobby Day Contact, Marketing, Senior Executive ...X
Reem Kuhail Program Manager and Governance Liaison Administration, Government Relations, Operations, Senior Executive ...X
Rick Helfenbein President and Chief Executive Officer Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director ...X
Sarah Clarke Secretary Administration, Board Member ...X
Sarah Vincent Director, Database Operations Computer/Information Technology, Membership, Operations ...X
Stephanie Lester Vice Chair, Government Relations Committee Board Member, Government Relations ...X
Stephen E. Lamar Executive Vice President Executive Director, Government Relations, LDA Contact, Senior Executive ...X
Susan Lapetina Senior Vice President, Education and Corporate Marketing Conventions/Meetings, Education, Marketing ...X
Thomas A. Glaser Past Chairman Board Member ...X
Thomas Chubb Board Member Board Member, Senior Executive ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
2020AAFA Executive Summit 2020 Washington , DC , United States Conrad Washington March 3 March 5    ...X
20202020 Global Supply Chain and Trade Conference Baltimore , MD , United States Under Armour Headquarters April 29 April 30    ...X
2019AAFA Executive Summit 2019 Oxon Hill , MD , United States MGM National Harbor March 13 March 15    ...X
20192019 Global Supply Chain and Trade Conference Washington , DC , United States Capitol Hill/Atrium Hall, Ronald Reagan Building April 30 May 1    ...X
2018AAFA Executive Summit 2018 Washington , DC , United States The Watergate Hotel February 28 March 2   Ski, Cruise, Golf, Casino, Convention Center...X
20172017 AAFA Executive Summit Washington , DC , United States The Watergate Hotel March 1 March 3   Ski, Cruise, Golf, Casino, Convention Center...X
20162016 AAFA Executive Summit Washington , DC , United States The Ritz-Carlton March 16 March 17    ...X
20152014 AAFA Annual Executive Summit Milpitas , CA , United States Dave & Buster's March 5 March 7    ...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
AAFA NewsbreakerweeklyNo...X
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2019 Q3: $145,829
2019 Q2: $146,663
2019 Q1: $197,038
2018: $775,157


PAC Details

Name: American Apparel & Footwear Association PAC



FEC ID: C00338442



Last updated: 11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM


PAC Contributions

(2019-2020)

Contributions

 Republicans  Democrat

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.Registration ...X

Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
Littman Associates Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal  - ...X
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal  - ...X
The Duberstein Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal  - ...X

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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