Neal Waters currently serves as the President of the NAUMD. The NAUMD is the trade association for the uniform industry in the United States and Canada. The association has existed since 1933 and seeks to be the primary information source for the industry. The NAUMD provides on line training for member employees, publishes a quarterly uniform industry forecast and conducts monthly research projects.
Before NAUMD, Mr. Waters served as Vice President for VF Imagewear, a division of VF Corporation. His responsibilities included leadership for large customers such as the US Department of Homeland Security, the National Park Service, American Airlines and AT&T.
VF’s contracts provided the daily uniform needs for over 400,000 people and generated over $160 million in annual sales. At the same time, Mr. Waters led the Horace Small brand of public safety uniforms. The brand is sold through distributors across North America.