Chris Lucas is chairman of the United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA).
He currently serves as a senior directorat American Eagle Outfitters, supporting AEO’s business and strategy from the regulatory, compliance, and governance perspective. He has a doctorate from the George Washington University Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia. He will utilize his experience in the retail apparel industry, and his success navigating global supply chain, transportation, trade, and manufacturing challenges, to meaningfully advance USFIA's advocacy and leadership.
Chris Lucas takes over as chairman from Anna Walker. She was in that position since July 2020 and under her leadership over the past two and a half years, USFIA confronted the uncertainty of Covid and global disruption. Her leadership and experience in public policy focused USFIA’s advocacy and activities to offer members -- and the fashion industry -- the information needed to successfully navigate the new normal of the past few years.
USFIA provides members with the intelligence, resources, and solutions needed to address the business and challenges of the fashion industry. It is committed to providing global brands and retailers with reliable, business-forward guidance on how to achieve strategic solutions to trade and compliance challenges.
USFIA represents textile and apparel brands, retailers, importers, and wholesalers based in the United States.