PPE/Textile Resource Lab Manager

Tanya has a background in manufacturing, office management, customer service and sales. She joined the MSC in August of 2013, as the Entrepreneur Intake Administrator and has since taken on the PPE/Textile Resource Lab Manager position at MSC II.

Some of Tanya's duties/tasks are:

  • Manages a database that consists of domestic manufacturers who provide a variety of materials and services offered in the US.
  • Maintains the PPE/Textile Resource Lab that displays samples/swatches of domestic materials for companies to use for domestic sourcing.
  • Assists companies with sourcing domestic materials and domestic manufacturing services for different textile projects.
  • Coordinates cut & sew projects requiring multiple connections/support types.
  • Instructor for CTD’s Sewn Goods 101 Workshop, which teaches entrepreneurs and brands about the domestic sewn goods production process to produce cut & sewn products in the US.
  • Other duties include screening domestic manufacturers for the RL database and participating in industry conferences and trade shows.


Email:  Tanya Wade
Phone:  828-327-7000 ext 4052


301 Conover Station SE, Conover, NC 28613
828-327-7000, ext 4265