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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Humphreys

58 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Deborah Merrill

42 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Martha Watson

62 2012 Chief Human Resource Officer, Vice President

Andrew DuVall

38 2016 Chief Accounting Officer

Robert Staton

69 2012 Lead Independent Director

James Campbell

67 2015 Director

Sam Cortez

52 2010 Independent Director

Elizabeth Gatewood

71 2007 Independent Director

G. Jay Gogue

68 2010 Independent Director

Suzanne Rudy

60 2012 Independent Director

Sally Wallick

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Humphreys

Mr. Robert W. Humphreys is a Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Delta Apparel Inc. He is Chairman of the Board since June 2009. Mr. Humphreys previously served Delta Apparel, Inc. as President and Chief Executive Officer for more than 10 years. From April 1999 until December 1999, Mr. Humphreys served as President of the Delta Apparel division of Delta Woodside Industries, Inc. In 1998, he was named Vice President of Finance and Assistant Secretary of Delta Woodside Industries, Inc. and served in that capacity until November 1999. From 1987 to May 1998, Mr. Humphreys served as President of Stevcoknit Fabrics Company, the former knit fabrics division of a subsidiary of Delta Woodside Industries, Inc. Mr. Humphreys has over 27 years of experience in the textile and apparel industry, including senior leadership roles in operations and finance.

Deborah Merrill

Ms. Deborah H. Merrill is a Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer of Delta Apparel Inc. since July 2006. Deborah Merrill has served Delta Apparel, Inc. since 1998. Ms. Merrill has served in an oversight role for Art Gun, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Company, since the Company's 2014 fiscal year. Ms. Merrill was previously the Assistant Secretary of the Company from 1999 to 2006. During that time she also served as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, and Treasurer from March 2006 until July 2006; Director of Corporate Reporting, Planning and Administration of the Company from 2004 to 2006; and Director of Accounting and Administration of the Company from 2000 to 2004. Previously, she was Director of Accounting and Administration of the Delta Apparel division of Delta Woodside Industries, Inc. from 1999 to 2000, and Accounting Manager of its Delta Apparel division from 1998 to 1999. Before joining Delta Apparel in 1998, she was Logistics Controller for GNB Technologies, a battery manufacturing company, and as an Auditor for Deloitte, LLP.

Martha Watson

Ms. Martha M. Watson is a Chief Human Resource Officer and Vice President of Delta Apparel Inc., from November 2012. From 2000 to 2012, Ms. Watson was Company's Vice President and Secretary. Ms. Watson was President of Junkfood Clothing Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Apparel, Inc. Prior to joining Delta Apparel, Inc., Ms. Watson was President of Carolina Benefit Services, a payroll company, from September 1999 through 2000, and Vice President of Operations for Sunland Distribution, Inc., a public warehousing company, from January 1999 to September 1999. Ms. Watson was Director of Human Resources for Stevcoknit Fabrics Company, and from 1987 to 1990. she held a similar position with Delta Apparel, Inc., both of which, at the time, were divisions of Delta Woodside Industries, Inc.

Andrew DuVall

Mr. Andrew R. DuVall is Chief Accounting Officer of Delta Apparel, Inc. Mr. DuVall held the position of Americas Controller with NCR Corporation from October 2014 to January 2016 and the position of Revenue Controller from June 2012 to October 2014. Mr. DuVall was employed with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, a global accounting and assurance services provider, from 2000 to 2012 and held the position of Senior Manager in its audit group prior to his departure.

Robert Staton

Mr. Robert E. Staton, Sr. is a Lead Independent Director of Delta Apparel Inc. since 2012. Mr. Staton was President of Presbyterian College . Mr. Staton previously was Chief of Staff for Presbyterian College. He was Executive Vice President of External Relations for Presbyterian College from 2006 until 2011. Mr. Staton has provided business development consulting services to Coleman Lew + Associates, an executive search and leadership development firm, since 2013. In 2002, Mr. Staton was named Chairman of the Board of Carolina National Bank until its acquisition by First National Bank of the South in 2008. From 1986 until 2002, Mr. Staton served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Colonial Life, a publicly traded company primarily in the business of selling and servicing voluntary benefits programs. Mr. Staton served as a director of First National Bankshares and was a director of First National Bank of the South from 2008 until 2010. Mr. Staton holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Mr. Staton has extensive professional experience in legal matters and senior executive positions with financial companies, as well as service as the chairman of a public company. Additionally, he has served on numerous boards and committees of public, private, civic, educational and other organizations. The knowledge and insight gained from this diverse experience contribute greatly to our Board.

James Campbell

Mr. James Bradley Campbell is a Director of the Company since July 2015. Mr. Campbell is a Certified Public Accountant. He was the Managing Partner for the South Carolina Upstate practice of Cherry Bekaert, LLP, CPAs and Advisors, from 2003 until his retirement in 2013. Since then, Mr. Campbell has independently engaged in business and financial consulting services. Mr. Campbell spent the first 28 years of his career with Deloitte, LLP, one of the world's largest accounting firms, and served as the Managing Partner of Deloitte's South Carolina practice for six years. Mr. Campbell currently serves on the Advisory Committee to the Board of Directors of Tietex International Ltd., a leading producer of stitch-bonded, non-woven fabrics, and on the boards of several non-profit and community organizations. During his career, Mr. Campbell has advised a wide variety of publicly-traded and large privately-held companies, including companies in the apparel, textile and consumer products industries. Mr. Campbell brings to Board extensive accounting, finance and tax expertise as well as significant business leadership experience.

Sam Cortez

Mr. Sam P. Cortez is an Independent Director of Delta Apparel, Inc. since November 2010. Mr. Cortez was principal of KCL Development LLC, a provider of corporate finance and advisory services. He was employed in the investment banking industry, including with Lehman Brothers, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, Alex Brown & Sons, and Morgan Stanley International. Mr. Cortez was director of Hancock Fabrics, Inc. (OTCMKTS: HKFI) and is chairman of its Management Review and Compensation Committees and a member of its Audit and Governance Committees. He was formerly a director of World Waste Technologies, Inc., a development stage technology company. He was chairman of its Audit Committee and as a member of its Compensation and Finance Committees. Mr. Cortez's experience includes mergers and acquisitions, strategy development, financing transactions and spin-offs. In addition to investment banking activities, he has served on boards and committees of private, public and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Cortez is a Board Leadership Fellow, as designated by the National Association of Corporate Directors. His intimate knowledge of financial markets and strategic transactions brings a depth of knowledge in these areas to our Board.

Elizabeth Gatewood

Dr. Elizabeth J. Gatewood is an Independent Director of Delta Apparel Inc. since March 2007. Dr. Gatewood currently serves as a Research Professor at Wake Forest University. Dr. Gatewood was Associate Director of the Wake Forest University Center for Enterprise Research and Education. she was Director of the Wake Forest University NSF Partners for Innovation Program. she was Director of the Office of Entrepreneurship & Liberal Arts at Wake Forest University. Previously, she served as the Jack M. Gill Chair of Entrepreneurship and Director of The Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Indiana University from 1998 to 2004. Prior to her appointment at Indiana University, Dr. Gatewood was the Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Small Business Development Center Network at the University of Houston. Dr. Gatewood's academic background includes advanced business degrees in finance and business strategy. Her career has focused on entrepreneurship, growth strategies and small business education and development. She has extensive exposure to business development and models in international developing economies. Dr. Gatewood's perspectives on strategy, development and entrepreneurship bring unique insight to Board discussions.

G. Jay Gogue

Dr. G. Jay Gogue is an Independent Director of Delta Apparel, Inc. since November 2010. Dr. Gogue is President of Auburn University, a position he has held since 2007. He was President of the University of Houston and Chancellor of the University of Houston System. Prior to serving at the University of Houston, he was President of New Mexico State University and Provost of Utah State University. Dr. Gogue began his career in higher education administration in 1986 as Associate Director of the Office of University Research at Clemson University, where he was Vice President for research and Vice President and Vice Provost for agriculture and natural resources. Dr. Gogue has served as an accreditation reviewer for the Pacific Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Colleges. His leadership of large educational institutions has involved development of strategic plans, operating under difficult budgetary constraints and balancing the needs of diverse stakeholders including students, faculty, alumni and state government. Dr. Gogue's wealth of experience managing large and complex organizations, including the financial functions thereof, provides our Board with valuable input and expertise.

Suzanne Rudy

Ms. Suzanne B. Rudy is an Independent Director of Delta Apparel, Inc. since January 2012. Ms. Rudy is a Certified Public Accountant. She was Vice President of Treasury and Tax, Compliance Officer and Assistant Secretary of Qorvo, Inc. (NASDAQ: QRVO), a publicly traded company and leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for the wireless communications market, prior to her November 7, 2015, retirement. In addition to her treasury and compliance duties, Ms. Rudy was director for various subsidiaries of Qorvo, Inc. Prior to joining Qorvo, Inc. predecessor RF Micro Devices, Inc. in 1999, Ms. Rudy was the Controller for Precision Fabrics Group, Inc., a textile spin-off of the Fortune 500 Company, Burlington Industries. In addition, she spent six years as a Certified Public Accountant and Manager for BDO Seidman, LLP, an international accounting firm. She was a director and chaired the Audit, Assets and Liability Committee of First National Bank United Corporation and also served on its Investment Committee. Ms. Rudy currently serves on the Board of Visitors for Guilford College and is a Board Leadership Fellow, as designated by the National Association of Corporate Directors. Ms. Rudy brings to our Board extensive expertise in public company financial, compliance and related strategic matters.

Sally Wallick

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