People

page-ashbyPage Ashby, President – As co-founder and president of the company, Page Ashby not only brings over forty years of diverse experience in textiles to CCW, but also the unique vision and leadership skills to inspire the growth of CCW.  Page has both sons in the business, and as a former N.C. State quarterback, he still enjoys supporting the Wolfpack.

hunterHunter Ashby, Plant Superintendent – Hunter’s responsibilities include all production activities in the company including dyeing, tubular finishing and open width finishing. Hunter’s diligence and hard work helped Carolina Cotton Works achieve its reputation as one of the most modern and efficient dye houses in the country. Hunter is a 1992 graduate of the University of South Carolina, majoring in finance. Hunter spent three years with Burlington Industries in Rockingham, NC prior to joining Carolina Cotton Works in 1995. Hunter is married, with two sons and enjoys weightlifting, snow skiing, golf, home improvement projects, and working in his yard.

bryan-ashbyBryan Ashby, Vice President – Sales/CFO – Bryan’s responsibilities include the company’s sales as well as finance and administration. Bryan is a graduate of the University of South Carolina majoring in Accounting. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has experience is knitted fabric development, garment manufacturing and wholesale distribution. He has been in the apparel and manufacturing business since 1993. Bryan enjoys weightlifting, team sports, atv riding, snow skiing and spending time with his wife Kim and son Ben, in his spare time.

stacey-bridgesStacey Bridges, Manager of Sales/Customer Service – Stacey’s responsibilities include the company’s sales as well as Customer Service. Stacey is a graduate of Clemson University majoring in Textile Management.  He has experience is knitted fabric development, garment manufacturing, and retail sales.  He has been in the apparel and manufacturing business since 1993. Stacey enjoys golf, fishing, weightlifting, team sports, snow skiing, and spending time with his son Hart and daughter Rachel in his spare time.

tony-haleTony Hale, Dye House Manager  – Tony Hale joined Carolina Cotton Works in July of 2003. He brings 18 years of dye production and lab experience in piece dyeing, garment dyeing and package dyeing. Tony’s career started as a machine operator, and has successfully earned his title as dye house manager. During his first few months with CCW, Tony has improved the lab dipping efficiency as well as production repeatability. Tony is married and enjoys fishing, riding jet skis, golf and home projects.

Lisa Butler, Human Resources

leslieLeslie Betsill, Senior Customer Service Specialist – Leslie resides in Duncan, SC with her husband Donald Betsill, Jr. and 16 yr. old daughter Sabria Lynna. She has serviced CCW customers for over 7 years. Leslie has worked in the customer service field for the last 18 years; a totally different career choice for someone who studied Accounting at Lander University.  In her spare time, Leslie enjoys working closely with her church family; where she has been the Sunday School Superintendent/Youth Director for the past 12 years. Her heart desire is, “Making a difference in someone’s life; serving others like there is no tomorrow”.

amyAmy Blalock has been in customer service for 20 years. She started out working at a local grocery store where she met her husband; then moved into banking and then moved into textiles. Amy enjoys making people happy and knowing she helped put a smile on their face. She looks forward to assisting both current and future customers with any finishing needs. In her spare time Amy loves spending time with her family, reading, and watching movies. She and her husband have three beautiful daughters, Olivia, Sarah, and Lillian.

???Alicia Mullis, customer service specialist – Alicia has been in customer service for the last 7 years, from hospitality to medical to manufacturing. She enjoys helping people and making them feel appreciated. Alicia is a hard worker and she strives for the best in everything she does. In 2013, she graduated from Gaston College with a certificate in Medical Office Administration. Her future goals are to grow with the company and attain new opportunities. In her spare time, Alicia attends New River Community Church. She is newly engaged and will soon be married to Michael Qualls. Her family and friends mean the world to her and she would not be where she is today without them.