Director of Operations
Ashford Textiles LLC
Irina is a results-oriented leader with a strong history of successful operational stewardship, driving supply chain efficiency, and developing new sourcing protocols. Irina's past work concentrated predominantly on evaluating supply chain sustainability and risk management strategies in the food and consumer goods industries. She has lead projects in international food supply chains with Oxfam, Unilever, Cisco and the Fair Trade Foundation in Africa, Latin America and East Asia. In her current role as Director of Operations at Ashford Textiles LLC, Irina manages systems integration, develops new supply chain strategies and leads negotiations with international vendors. She is focused on improving process automation through software implementation as ERP, WMS, and S&OP and refining quality control efforts. Irina also guides the company's efforts to pivot from a wholesale business model and expand into the e-commerce retail market both in the US and abroad.
Irina is passionate about supporting sustainable business practices in large manufacturing organizations and lowering the impact they have on the environment. Irina holds an MBA from Brandeis University and BA from Cleveland State University.