By Jonathan Vatner
Tricia Carey, Fashion Buying and Merchandising '94, is director of global business development for denim at Lenzing Fibers, a $2 billion company that produces sustainable fibers made from wood pulp, such as Tencel and EcoVero. She works with retailers and brands to ensure Lenzing’s fibers are specified throughout the denim supply chain. She also educates apparel brands on Refibra, made from 30 percent cotton waste. Carey is also on the advisory board for FIT’s Textile Development and Marketing Department.