CRCPD Advisory Board

Bob Antoshak

Managing Director

Olah Inc.

Joe Blair

President & Chairman

Individualized Apparel Group

Dr. Charles Freeman

Assistant Professor

Director of the CRCPD

Bernie Jordan

Cotton Producer

Shaquayla Mims

Coordinator of Student Initiatives

National Retail Federation

Erin Sego

Recruiter and Store Team Leader

Target Corporation




Become Our Partner Today


We are thrilled to build on our mission to shape retail's future, and we hope you will play a key role in this mission. The Fashion Design and Merchandising program at MSU is ever-changing, and the buzz about our new retail focus with students is louder than ever. Our first large-scale initiative is the CRCPD, which will promote mutually beneficial education, research, and service partnerships between Mississippi State University and industry organizations in the retail merchandising, product development, and textile fields.


As a Key Partner you will have the opportunity to:





Become A Sponsor


Find out how you can get involved with CRCPD!
The CRCPD is proud to give our students the opportunity to attend multiple conferences, fashion shows, and study tours.