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Ashley Zygmunt Gootee

Advisor Greater Nashville Area, US

President, Head Designer, ZAMRIE LLC. Previously DIR, Chicago Fashion Incubator. Purdue grad.

President, Head Designer, ZAMRIE LLC. Previously DIR, Chicago Fashion Incubator. Purdue grad.

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Faith Perrin, Purdue University students

Positions

Diabetes Health Advocate & Storyteller Living with Type 1derful April 2015 - present
President, Head Designer ZAMRIE, LLC. March 2009 - December 2015
Freelance Designer Oxford Collections Li & Fung USA October 2008 - December 2008
Design Intern Peter Som July 2008 - October 2008
Production Intern Zac Posen May 2007 - August 2007

Education

Purdue University Apparel Design and Technology 2004 - 2008
Hong Kong Polytechnic Fashion Design, Technology 2007 - 2007
Accademia Italiana Firenze Fashion Design 2006 - 2006

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Events
  • • Photos
  • • Fashion
  • • Travel
  • • Social Impact
  • • Commerce

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Anthony Mattana
They're my friends  •  Founder, Hooke Audio. Carnegie Mellon grad.
She knows what it takes to eat breathe and sleep a dream. Her passion for her work and her attention to detail is the stuff leaders are made ... of.
Xochil Scheer
They're my friends  •  Owner and Designer/Pattern Maker, Xochil Herrera Scheer Patterns and Fashion Design.
Ashley is a talented fashion designer and pays attention to important garment details such as fit, functionality and fabrications. She also ... has strong marketing skills and does her own styling and merchandising for her company. As someone who has seen her in action running her business and as a speaker to students, I know she would make a great adviser for anyone entering the fashion business or working towards their next level.
Florence Ann Romano
They're my friends  •  CEO, Original Six Media. Previously Director, Business Development, Original Six Media.
Ashley has a way of making the world fall in love with all she does. Her work ethic is strong; her visions are creative; and her talents are ... vast. She would be an asset to any company, or in any capacity, in which she applies herself.
Barrett Willich
They're my school  •  Vice President, Beverly Capital. Previously Associate, Winona Capital Management.
Ashley has done a fantastic job of starting her own business, and growing consistently for multiple years.
Aja Aktay
They're my school  •  Concept Designer - Denim & Supply Men's & Women's, Ralph Lauren. Purdue grad.
Ashley is an amazingly motivated and talented individual. She has an impeccable eye for design and when combined with her passionate drive, ... she is an unstoppable force.
Flora Yen
We worked together  •  Freelancing, Product Development and Production. Previously R&D Women's Knits and Sweaters Production Director, Club Monaco.
Ashley is a risk taker. She comes to business with fresh ideas and inspiration. She was the first to bring up the idea of fashion videos, a ... new and creative move I had never seen before.
Sally Harmon
They're my professor  •  Internship/Conference Director, Purdue University. Purdue grad. Purdue grad.
I have worked with Ashley when she was an undergraduate and now currently as an alum. Even as a new graduate, trying to get her own busines ... s started, Ashley was more than willing to provide guidance and direction to our current undergraduates as she still does today. As her business grew, Ashley hired students from our program as interns where she was able to mentor and guide them on a day to day basis on fashion, technical design, and apparel marketing. Over the years, we have maintained contact and I have had the good fortune to see Ashley grow into a very successful entrepreneur. As her personal and professional lives become more involved, I never hesitate to reach out to her for assistance.
Lee Salisbury
We worked together  •  Member, YEC and Founder/ Creative Director, UnitOneNine. The Ohio State grad. The Ohio State grad.
Ashley has pushed into the fashion scene with her brand ZAMRIE. We had the chance to work with the brand as a design firm redesigning the br ... and mark as well as the Ecomm experience.

Kaley Lillibridge
They're my friends  •  Director of Strategic Initiatives, LYFE Kitchen. Previously Operations, Menu Management and Supply Chain, LYFE Kitchen.
Kaley has the patience, and dedication to start a task and follow it through to the very last detail.

Aja Aktay
They're my friends  •  Concept Designer - Denim & Supply Men's & Women's, Ralph Lauren. Purdue grad.
Aja's creative thought process is beyond anyone else's. She is always the first to see the trends and implement them in her designs. This qu ... ality makes her a great leader, trendsetter and sees the potential in projects which allows her to take them to the next level and execute them perfectly.

Flora Yen
We worked together  •  Freelancing, Product Development and Production. Previously R&D Women's Knits and Sweaters Production Director, Club Monaco.
Flora is unstoppable. She sees all her projects through to perfection, on every detail. Her attention to detail and her ability to communica ... te those details to various clients and customers makes her a great entrepreneur, project manager, and boss. She is trustworthy, and driven, making her a great leader.