Delta Apparel Expands Financial Leadership Team to Support Growth Initiatives

GREENVILLE S.C. November 09, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE.) Delta Apparel, Inc. (NYSE American, DLA), a major provider of lifestyle apparel and core activewear, has announced today that Jason Bates will be its Vice President of Finance.

Matt Miller, Delta Group President said that Jason is a great addition to the Delta Group team. Jason will oversee the financial leadership of the Delta Group and be responsible to lead the planning, budgeting and reporting processes. His leadership experience and financial background will help him implement key processes to support long-term strategic growth and vision for the company.

Jason joins Delta Apparel having nearly 20 years of experience in accounting and financial leadership. He also has a solid track record of supporting global business operations. Jason most recently served as Director of Business Planning and Analysis & Commercial Finance at Interface, Inc., a global flooring company specializing in carbon neutral carpet tile and resilient flooring. Jason was responsible for the financial operations of Interface’s US, Canada, and Latin America businesses. Jason previously worked at Newell Brands, a $15 billion global manufacturer and marketer of consumer and commercial products, serving in progressive financial leadership roles including Plant Controller, Operations Finance Manager, SAP Senior Project Manager, and Senior Manager of Global Business Planning & Analysis.

Jason is a University of Vermont Bachelor of Science student in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration.

About Delta Apparel, Inc.

Delta Apparel, Inc., along with its operating subsidiaries, DTG2Go, LLC, Salt Life, LLC, and M.J. Soffe, LLC, is a vertically-integrated, international apparel company that designs, manufactures, sources, and markets a diverse portfolio of core activewear and lifestyle apparel products under the primary brands of Salt Life®, Soffe®, and Delta. The Company is a market-leader in direct-to-garment digital printing and fulfillment. This company brings DTG2Go technology, innovation, and value to its customers. The Company is a leader in the sale of casual and athletic products through a range of channels and tiers. These include independent and specialty stores as well as better department stores and mid-tier retail stores. Mass merchants and ecommerce websites, the U.S military and business-to-business sites. The Company’s products are also made available direct-to-consumer on its websites at, and as well as through its branded retail stores. The Company’s operations are located throughout the United States, Honduras, El Salvador, and Mexico, and it employs approximately 8,600 people worldwide. Additional information about the Company is available at

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