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Association of Wedding Gown Specialists


Welcome to the premier network for drycleaners specializing in the meticulous care of wedding gowns, specialty garments, and other fine fabrics.  We are a not-for-profit trade association with members in eight countries who are committed to fostering excellence and innovation within our industry. For those of you already part of our community, we encourage you to use our member login to take advantage of our resource files, and for those considering joining us, we can introduce you to a world of opportunity and growth.

At our core, we are an alliance of cleaners who share a common vision: to elevate our brands and become the trusted drycleaners in our respective communities. We understand the unique challenges and opportunities that come with handling delicate and cherished items such as wedding gowns and other specialty garments and cherished heirlooms.  Our mission is to empower our members with the knowledge, resources, and support they need to excel in this specialized field.

Achieve your business goals

by joining our association

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, if you’re interested in growing your sales, lowering costs, and expanding your bottom line, you’ve come to the right place. Through our collective expertise, industry insights, and collaborative spirit, we aim to help you achieve your business goals and exceed the expectations of your valued customers.

As a member of our association, you’ll gain access to a wealth of resources, including educational materials, best practices, and networking opportunities with like-minded professionals. Together, we will not only elevate your brand but also uphold the highest standards of care for the cherished garments entrusted to us.

meet our

BOARD OF DIRECTORS


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

President Kermit Engh

Nebraska

United States

Vice President Gary Fine

Ontario

Canada

Secretary-Treasurer Rhonda Wernick

Tennessee

United States

Australian Representative Stuart Odermatt

Queensland

Australia

Immed. Past President Malcolm MacGregor

Ontario

Canada

DIRECTORS

Brady Horrall

Utah

Term 2023-2027

Brandon Maloney

Kentucky/Indiana

Term 2019-2024

Mila Martin

Arkansas

Term 2022-2026

Michael Rowe

North Carolina

Term 2022-2026

Bryan Schmitt

Indiana

Term 2023-2027

Angel Suarez

Florida

Term 2023-2027

Steve Tucciarello

New York

Term 2022-2026

Tom Ustanik

Illinois

Term 2019-2024

Heather Ziccarelli/Joe Ziccarelli

Pennsylvania

Term 2022-2026

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