WWA Advisors | The Team
WWA is a management consulting firm focused on empowering apparel, footwear, and retail executives with the strategies, processes, and technologies that create tangible business value and sustainable competitive advantage. Our team?s deep industry expertise and our best practice knowledgebase, from hundreds of successful projects around the globe, make WWA unique among consulting agencies. Our experts in the apparel, footwear, and interiors markets offer valuable domain expertise from product development, to supply chain, to retailing.
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The Team


Gregory C Stephenson

President and Executive Search

Greg leads the Apparel practice for 101 Solutions.  He supports the Supply Chain and Private Equity practice to help drive improvements in operations, supply chain and product development for clients. Greg has worked in a variety of industries including personal...

Walter Wilhelm

Board member

With over 30 years of apparel and footwear experience, Walter T. Wilhelm is widely recognized as one of the most innovative and "connected" executives in the softgoods industry, and one of the pioneers in creating and implementing technology to streamline...

Business Unit Leadership

Janet C. Ydavoy

Global Sourcing, International Trade and Customs Compliance

A retail executive with a record of P&L responsibilities driving growth and earnings. A visionary leader with highly developed technical skills in textiles, apparel, footwear, accessories and home goods. Janet’s sourcing background combined with an extensive knowledge of international trade...

Jim Sinor

Manufacturing Refinement, Business Strategy, and Executive Search

Passionate senior executive with extensive domestic and global experience in diverse areas of apparel and textile manufacturing, sourcing and engineering. Proven ability to implement operational initiatives that result in increased efficiency and profitability. Strong leadership and team development skills that...


Amy Grable

Amy Grable has seven years of leadership experience at Gap Inc. with proven expertise in driving strategies that increase productivity, enhance quality, increase speed and improve cost effectiveness. Amy's strengths lie in strategic & operational planning, implementation, process re-engineering, change...

Carla Tomson

a talented, innovative designer with unique skills in both silhouette creation and material innovation.  Carla is a creative thinker with curiosity for new ideas.  Co-founded, managed, and sold 2 apparel brands in the $50-$100 million sales range – Instinct in...

Danielle Jin

Danielle Jin has 15+ years of experience in all phases of the apparel industry from design and merchandising through to international sourcing and production. She has “done it all” and has strengths in product development, technical design and sourcing. Former...

Gabrielle Sampietro

Global Sourcing and Supply Chain Refinement

A creative, innovative industry executive with an excellent track record developing and managing the entire process from concept/design through development to delivery in apparel and accessories in the apparel, activewear and action sports industries.  Strong organizational and team building skills. ...

Jill Mazur

IT Strategies and Implementations

Jill has twenty years of experience in the apparel industry and consulting. Her expertise is in project management, business operations and systems selection/design/implementation. She has a diversified systems background with a proven ability to effectively analyze business processes and systems...

Shaun Tomson

Shaun Tomson founded, managed, and sold 2 apparel brands in the $50-$100 million sales range – Instinct in the ‘80’s and Solitude in the 90’s. He has held positions with both Patagonia and O’Neill and is a current board member...