28 October 2021
The Leather and Hide Council of America (LHCA) has elected seven members to join its board of directors as well as a new association co-chair during its 2nd Annual Meeting and Convention in Chicago from October 14-15, 2021, reports ILM.
The seven board members elected to serve a three-year term are: Barry Bank, Bank Bros & Son; Keith Hill, ISA TanTec/Auburn; Sarah Drayna, TFL; Adam Vrijhof, JBS USA; Brandon Yoemans, SB Foot Tanning Co.; Bradley Grove, Twin City Hide Co.; and Chris Mullally, Mohawk Trading Co.
Kerry Brozyna, Vice President and General Manager, Wolverine Leathers and Material Sourcing, at Wolverine Worldwide, was selected to replace outgoing Co-Chairman Shep Hermann, Hermann Oak Leather, and will serve alongside Co-Chairman Jay Jensen, Southwest Hide Company.
LHCA President Stephen Sothmann said: “The LHCA membership is fortunate to have such capable leaders on both the Executive Committee and Board of Directors. I know Kerry will bring experience, passion and insight to his new role, and I look forward to working with him, Jay and the rest of the board to advance and achieve LHCA’s bold, strategic objectives.”