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Unsung Hero: Cone Denim’s Rhonda Wyrick 

If you talk to Rhonda Wyrick about denim, it’s easy to see why she’s spent over three decades working in the textile industry

As a customer relations and order coordinator at Cone Denim, where she’s been for the last 15 years, Rhonda knows the pivotal role someone on the front lines can play in a company’s success. And while she’s advanced throughout the company in various roles, it’s the family atmosphere that keeps her coming back five days a week.

“Rhonda is a key member of the Cone Denim team,” said Steve Maggard, president of Cone Denim. “She not only does a great job dealing with customers, and has been singled out for positive feedback on multiple occasions, her positive attitude around the office is infectious. She helps organize activities around the office, from encouraging coworkers to dress up at Halloween, to participating in pot luck lunches, to handing out small gifts at Christmas. No matter what challenges arise, Rhonda attacks them with a smile.”

We chatted with Rhonda to learn more about her role and to collect her thoughts on denim’s heritage and potential.

Read more at Carved in Blue.

This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit