Big Tony Alvarez is the Sr. Director of Global Compliance and Supply Chain for Volcom, LLC, an Action Sports company located in Costa Mesa, Ca. His career in the Action Sports Industry spans 25yrs focusing on Accessories and Footwear Production, Sourcing and product compliance.
In 2008 he was instrumental in creating the Volcom P.A.S.S program (Product and Social Safety) covering all corporate social responsibility and regulatory compliance for Volcom.
He has shared the Volcom P.A.S.S. process as a guest panelist for the AAFA, Magic, SGS and Texbase seminars and webinars throughout the US and is a core member of the Kering Chemical Framework Committee based in Paris, France.
In 2010 Tony received a Masters Certification in Supply Chain Management. In doing so he was able to bring a total supply chain approach to Volcom and its global subsidiaries while expanding their position as a compliance leader within the Action Sports Industry.