Chris Burch is an entrepreneur who has had many successful businesses over his professional career. The first industry he was in was construction, working with his father. He has found numerous ways to make money over the years, much of it in the fashion industry. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Burch Creative Capital where he invests in businesses and brands that he believes in. He has also co-founded other companies such as Tory Burch LLC and C. Wonder. He has financially done very well and now finds himself counted among billionaires. Check burchcreativecapital.com for an in-depth look at his diverse investment portfolio.
Beyond the fashion industry, Chris Burch has also invested his money in other brands such as in real estate, resorts, and hotels. He is driven by a passion to do well at what he does. He is also very innovative and can almost always arrive at a successful decision when, as often happens in business, things go sideways.
In his 40 year career, Chris Burch has been a part of over 50 different companies. It has been said about him that one of the keys to his success is having a deep understanding of consumer behavior. He understands what customers want and then figures out a way to deliver it to them. He is deeply skilled at branding and marketing his products. This includes several well-known brands such as ED by Ellen DeGeneres, Cocoon9, and Poppin. More to read on forbes.com
A resort that Chris Burch owns has been described as easily one of the best in the world. The resort is on Nihi Sumba which is an island in Indonesia. It’s a luxury resort that offers unique touches such as pools under waterfalls. Chris Burch is also proud that it employs a lot of locals on the island and has developed into a key component of the island’s economy. Read his point of views on business, click entrepreneur.com.
Before starting on his professional career Chris Burch attended Ithaca College. His brother and he built their first company while he was still a student. This business was Eagle Eye Apparel and what they did was sell sweaters to students on college campuses and the areas around the college. After a number of years the brothers sold this company for $60 million which Burch used to fund other new companies he founded. He now lives in a number of locations as he owns homes in Palm Beach, Nantucket, and Southampton. He also maintains a personal residence at his resort of Nihi Sumba. For update on his recent timeline activities, check crunchbase.com.
Take a quick tour to his awesome resort on http://www.businessinsider.com/chris-burchs-nihiwatu-resort-is-the-best-hotel-in-the-world-2017-3/#nicknamed-the-edge-of-wilderness-nihiwatu-is-on-the-west-coast-of-sumba-a-remote-indonesian-island-1