In response to high demand, Nester Hosiery adds Matt Brucker as VP of Sales

March 18, 2019

Mt. Airy, NC, (March 18, 2019) – Over the past year Nester Hosiery, a leading US manufacturer of performance merino wool socks, has experienced a large increase in the number of world-leading brand partners it serves. To further grow and manage this demand Nester Hosiery has hired Matt Brucker as Vice President of Sales effective immediately.

“Matt is going to be instrumental as we continue to add more brand partners and grow our business,” said Kerry Nester, Nester Hosiery EVP of Sales. “He will ensure we continue to provide them all with the highest levels of service.”

Brucker has a strong background in the outdoor and fitness markets. He spent 5 years as a footwear retail merchandising manager at REI before moving on to National Sales Manager and later Director roles at Implus in its outdoor and sporting goods and fitness divisions respectively.  In 2017 Brucker founded Sapphire Solutions which helps brands navigate and balance business development between digital and traditional retail channels.

“Nester Hosiery has amazing capabilities which they show case in their Farm to Feet brand,” said Brucker. “They are by and far the most innovative knitter in the market and I look forward to joining their team and helping their customers create better socks.”

Brucker will be reporting to Nester and relocating to the Surry County area with his family.

About Nester Hosiery

Nester Hosiery – the world’s most technologically advanced outdoor sock producer – designs and manufactures the most innovative socks in the world. The company is located in Mount Airy, North Carolina, near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, where it is an important employer and economic driver for the area. Nester Hosiery is a key manufacturer in the outdoor industry, operating state-of-the-art knitting, finishing, and packaging equipment to make premium outdoor performance socks for leading outdoor brands and retailers as well as under its own Farm to Feet brand. Customers value the company’s superior manufacturing capabilities as well as its commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Learn more at and