Mr. Warlick joined Parkdale Mills in 1984 and became president and CEO in 2001. He grew up in Gastonia, NC and graduated from The Citadel in 1979...
Mr. Warlick joined Parkdale Mills in 1984 and became president and CEO in 2001. He grew up in Gastonia, NC and graduated from The Citadel in 1979 with a BS in Business Administration. After graduating, he went to work for Milliken & Company before joining Parkdale. Warlick is also a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Program for Management Development and of the National Cotton Council’s Leadership Program.
He currently serves on the boards of The Citadel Development Foundation, Parkdale Inc., Kent Manufacturing, Inman Mills, Gaston College Board of Directors for Textile School, and the North Carolina Textile Foundation.
Being active in business and community, his past services include chairman of NCTO, president of the North Carolina Vocational Textile School, Gaston County YMCA, the American Yarn Spinners Association and The Citadel Development Foundation. Also, he is a former board member of the Gaston County Chamber of Commerce, First Union National Bank, Wachovia Bank Southern Region Board of Advisors, Gaston County YMCA, Gaston College Advisory Committee, and J.G. Boswell Cotton Company.