Stephen E. Lamar
President & Chief Executive Officer
American Apparel & Footwear Association
Stephen E. Lamar is President and CEO of the American Apparel & Footwear Association, the national trade association representing more than 1,000 brands in the apparel and footwear industry in front of the government, media, and in industry settings on key brand protection, supply chain and manufacturing, and trade issues. He also advises AAFA member companies on legislation and regulatory policies. Prior to AAFA, Steve was engaged in international public policy work, including stints at the U.S. Commerce Department and in the Peace Corps. Steve is President of the Washington International Trade Association, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Colgate University and a Master of Arts Degree in International Affairs from George Washington University.