We gather expert-level business management resources to help apparel decorators of all sizes navigate the challenges of growing their businesses.
Meet the Team
Joshua Carruth is PRINTING United Alliance’s Managing Director for the decorated apparel community. Joshua is responsible for overseeing and advocating for community needs across the organization’s media, events, and membership business units. He has nearly 20 years’ experience with producing immersive, value-driven experiences that bring communities and industries together. He also has tons of experience with T-shirts, wearing them almost every day.
Cassie Green is the Senior Content Editor for the Apparelist, responsible for writing, editing, and curating content on the website as well as the brand’s other media platforms. She has 10+ years of experience covering the apparel decorating industry. Cassie also works on NAPCO Media’s other brands including Wide-Format Impressions, Printing Impressions, and Promo Marketing. She enjoys outdoor sports and being a mom of boys.
Chip Danby is the EVP of the Promo Marketing brand. Working with national and individual promotional distributors alike, he has worked to connect blank apparel offerings to a variety of decoration options from DTG to high-volume Full Package programs. Chip’s experience in a variety of business segments, from uniforms to licensing to retail, allows him to provide invaluable insight to promotional distributors and apparel decorators.
Sean Norris is Editor-in-Chief and Content Director for Promo Marketing, the Apparelist’s sister brand, and has covered the promotional products industry for 10+ years. With the Apparelist, he specializes in content connecting the promo distributor and apparel decorator communities. In his free time, he enjoys running, watching sci-fi movies, and listening to the greatest rock-and-roll band of all time, Thin Lizzy.
Patrick Farrell is the Ad Operations Manager for Promo Marketing, Apparelist, Print+Promo, NonProfit Pro, Total Retail, Women In Retail, and Women Leading Travel & Hospitality brands. He is responsible for the production of the brands’ magazines, managing and maintaining their newsletters and websites, as well as many other brand related duties. He has 30+ years of experience covering the multiple brands and their publishing and multi-media needs. In his free time he enjoys the NJ shore, sports, attending live concerts, and expanding his massive collection of recorded music. He is notorious for his broad and extensive knowledge of anything related to music.
Sarah Payne is an Account Manager for PRINTING United Alliance’s decorated apparel community. Sarah is responsible for ensuring client needs are being met and understood across the organization. She has over 14 years’ experience producing trade events and spent the last seven years involved with the apparel decorating community. In her free time, she enjoys watching sports, traveling with her family, and anything outdoors.
Lee Wright is an Account Manager for PRINTING United Alliance’s decorated apparel community and has spent the majority of his career involved with trade shows on one side of the aisle or the other. He enjoys the face-to-face time and relationships that live events offer. When he isn’t at a show, he enjoys anything outside, most notably golf, boating (when it runs), and working in the yard with his wife Tami and their dog Taco Belle.