40 Minute Mentor

April 3, 2024

Morgan Fowles: Scaling sustainable activewear brand TALA as CEO, alongside Grace Beverley

This week’s 40 Minute Mentor is Morgan Fowles, CEO of popular sustainable activewear and athleisure brand, TALA. 

If you’ve been listening to 40 Minute Mentor for a while, you would have already come across TALA, when we caught up with Founder, Grace Beverley in Season 5

In this episode, we find out more about Morgan’s career in fashion, including her exec role at Thomas Pink Shirtmaker, COO at SPOKE and how she became CEO of TALA in 2023.

40 Minute Mentor: Morgan Fowles
“It’s never felt easy. There’s never been a single day where it’s felt easy. The winds are always hardwired for various reasons, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a lot of fun.” 

Morgan Fowles

Tune in to discover

Growing up across the pond & Morgan’s love for fashion [04:47]
A career in fashion   [06:37]
Advice for any successful COO [11:13] 
Breaking into the fashion industry [16:54] 
Joining TALA and progressing to CEO [19:47] 
More about TALA [21:40] 
Founder and CEO relationship [28:00] 
Making £1m in revenue in an hour [31:00] 
Hiring for TALA   [37:35]
The future of sustainability in fashion [40:32] 
Audience question: What would you change about the fashion industry? [43:25]

Listen on

Helpful links

Helpful links:

➡️ Connect with Morgan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/morganfowles/ 

➡️ Listen to Grace Beverley’s 40 Minute Mentor episode: https://jbmc.co.uk/podcasts/scaling-a-purpose-driven-business-whilst-creating-balance-with-grace-beverley/ 

➡️ Check out TALA: https://www.wearetala.com/ 

 

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