Greg started his career in the corporate world, specializing in property and media. His own life experiences saw Greg enter the not-for-profit sector in 2011, soon heading up another community organization, Our Big Kitchen in Bondi. Greg brings deep empathy as well as solid business acumen to his role ensuring that optimum care for those in need may be afforded. Greg is responsible for the day-to-day management of Thread Together as well as the expansion of community engagement programs.
As a former Director of Seafolly, Andie has a background in fashion and marketing. With her deep understanding of the clothing manufacturing world and a passion for giving dignity to the community’s most vulnerable and marginalized, Andie established Thread Together in 2012.
Gary is the CEO and Director of Specialty Fashion Group, home to many leading clothing brands such as Millers, Katies, Crossroads, Autograph, City Chic and Rivers. Gary is also Director of 1Woman Foundation. With over 25 years experience in Australian fashion retailing, Gary has long felt the need for Australian corporate organisations to be more socially responsible and to give back to the communities they work within. He personally spear-headed Specialty Fashion Group’s involvement with Thread Together, facilitating both product supply and financial support. He brings extensive business experience and expertise to Thread Together, as well as an overriding desire to see end-of-line clothes from all clothing providers go to people in genuine need.
Anthony Halas is a Director of Thread Together, from its inception supporting a lengthy pilot period to establish its relevance in the social services sector. Anthony is also CEO of Seafolly Australia, which under his leadership has grown from a relatively small Australian organisation to a global business. Anthony brings to Thread Together, strong business acumen, marketing expertise, corporate governance discipline, and important clothing-manufacturer contacts.