Tory Burch is a fashion designer, businesswoman, and philanthropist. She is the Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of her own brand, Tory Burch LLC. She was listed as the 73rd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes in 2015.In February of 2004, Burch launched her first Tory Burch retail store in Manhattan. She made $100,000 in sales on the store’s opening night. Her brand caught the eye of none other than Oprah Winfrey and the Tory Burch website received 8 million hits following Burch’s guest appearance on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in 2005.In June 2008, just four years after opening her first shop in the Nolita district of New York City, Tory Burch won Best Accessory Designer of the Year by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).In addition to her retail stores, Burch’s fashion line is also carried in over 3,000 department and specialty stores around the world. In 2009, Burch created the Tory Burch Foundation which provides young businesswomen with small business loans and entrepreneurial training programs. She revels in the opportunity to give back and has worked on the board of directors for the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the Startup America Partnership and the Council of Fashion Designers of America to name a few.In June 2020, Newsweek recognized Tory Burch as one of “50 US Companies That Stood Out During the Pandemic”, for providing $5 million of clothing, and 3,000 yards of fabric for face masks and hospital gowns, to frontline healthcare workers.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Tory Burch and other top speakers and celebrities.