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ANTHONY L. SANDERS, Sr., MBA, SCLA aka “GQ” is a Customer Service Leader with Allstate Insurance Special Investigations Unit. He has been employed with Allstate for twenty years. When he is not leading his team of investigators he is immersed in creating unique pieces of art. 


Anthony founded Awoken Apparel in 2018 with a mission to offer premium men’s accessories including custom made and one of a kind items. Since 2018, Awoken Apparel has expanded to include, custom PPE, scarves, bags, home accessories, & a women’s accessory line. Awoken Apparel’s goal began (& always has been) to ensure that we deliver exceptional INTIMATE customer service (& attention to detail). Our motto is to be WOKE be like YOU!


Anthony attended Hope High School, graduating in 1989. After graduating from Hope High, he attended Northeastern University, graduating from the College of Criminal Justice with a bachelor of science in 1994. Anthony later graduated from Johnson & Wales University with a Masters degree in global leadership in 2008. 


When Anthony is not furthering the Awoken brand he is an avid cyclist & Triathlete.


In addition to his interest in fitness, he is heavily committed to bettering the community. Anthony currently serves as the President of Roger Williams Day Care Center board of directors; 

President of Hope High Alumni Association; 

Treasurer of the Peoples redevelopment corporation; & Founding member of We Run This Town Running club. 

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