Speaker Bio


Chad Bolick

Chad Bolick

Vice President , Unifi Manufacturing Inc.

Chad Bolick has spent over 28 years as a sales and technical leader in the global textile industry. In his most recent role as Vice President Global Key Accounts at Unifi Manufacturing Inc., he leads the charge for adoption of sustainable synthetic fibers - driving global demand for REPREVE® recycled polyester and nylon fibers. Mr. Bolick works with large multinational companies like Nike and Target to help them integrate REPREVE fibers into their existing supply chains, and products while maintaining their high quality and performance standards. He sits on several working groups for Textile Exchange – the RPET group and Accelerating Circularity - and is a frequent speaker at industry and university events.

Prior to his 14 years at Unifi, Chad held several management positions at Spectrum Yarns. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Textile Technology from North Carolina State University.