Augustine Tantillo

Augustine Tantillo

President & CEO, The National Council of Textile Organizations

Auggie has worked in government service or government relations in Washington, D.C. since 1981.  Most recently he served as Executive Director of the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, a trade association dedicated to furthering the interests of U.S. manufacturing.  At earlier points in his career, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles & Apparel at the U.S. Department of Commerce under President George H. W. Bush, and Chief of Staff to U. S. Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina.  Auggie earned a B.S. in Agricultural Economics from Clemson University.