Ultimate Solutions LLC

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About Elaine Clarke
President & Founder Ultimate Solutions

 Elaine Clarke is a highly regarded apparel production and sourcing senior executive with more than 30 years of experience in a vast array of functions within the industry. She started in the bridal market, and subsequently spent nearly a decade in the apparel division of New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc. She followed that with 20 distinguished years with Mast Industries, a division of Limited Brands, where she was Vice President of Production and Sourcing and Vice President Global Operations for The Limited Stores Brand and Independent Client Group.
Currently Elaine is Vice President of Product Development, Sourcing, Quality Control, Social Compliance and Import logistics for the J. Jill Brand .

Elaine is a proven leader with global experience in production, sourcing and all operational aspects of the business. Her background ranges from running a multilevel $250 million annual business, to vast experience in product development, production, sourcing solutions and techniques, and operational and technical expertise.

She has a solid reputation as a dedicated leader with the ability to:
o Build strong diverse relationships at all levels across multiple cultures
o Lead & build global teams
o Create collaboration and synergy
o Simply “get it done without a lot of fanfare.”

These skills along with her deep content knowledge are the foundation that allows Elaine to lead groups to the next level and identify the Ultimate Solution.