- The role and work of foundations in America.
Gus Whalen directs the efforts of companies that have been active in manufacturing, banking, agriculture, publishing and philanthropy.
The company has been profiled twice by The Wall Street Journal and most recently was described as “representative of that huge mass of often overlooked businesses that give breadth and stability to the U.S. economy.”
Of particular interest to Gus Whalen is manufacturing and philanthropy, which he believes have worked together to help strengthen communities across America.
Gus is the author of three books.
Whalen continues to be very active in community and industry affairs.
He is past chairman of the American Apparel Manufacturers Association (AAMA), and current member of the Board of Directors of Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation (TC2).
Whalen serves on State Workforce Development Board.
Books by Charles E. Whalen, Jr.
- The Featherbone Principle: A Declaration of Interdependence
- The Featherbone Spirit, Celebrating Life’s Connections
- The Gift of Renewal
- Hooked at the Roots:The Evolution of Featherbone Comuniversity