Jackie Wilson
Jackie Ferrari, a resident of Cazenovia for over 20 years, owns and operates American Fashion Network/JES Apparel, a fashion company established in 2005 and located in Central New York.
Ferrari and her team design, develop, and manufacture product for some of America’s top retail chains including Kohl’s, American Eagle, and JCPenney. With a global manufacturing footprint to include the U.S., Guatemala, Cambodia, and China, AFN trots the globe supplying solutions for the ever-changing retail environment.
The four-time recipient of the prestigious 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies in North America, Ferrari and her company continue to grow, lead, and innovate.
Currently, five of Ferrari’s staff members graduated from the fashion program at Cazenovia College and she is an active supporter of the fashion program, which includes numerous interns. The company has sponsored the College’s fashion show for the past four years. In addition, American Fashion Network/JES Apparel donates samples and product to disaster relief initiatives; many of these products are designed by Cazenovia College students.