The U.S. trade association Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA) has promoted Thomas Crockett to vice president in charge of  government affairs.  Crockett has served the last six years as director overseeing government and regulatory affairs.

He is currently responsible for managing FDRA’s advocacy on issues impacting the footwear industry, including U.S. international trade policy, global trade barriers, customs, intellectual property protection and product safety.