Big name fashion brands Tory Burch and C. Wonder have became well known brands thanks to the help from genius business mind Chris Burch. With over 40 years experience investing and growing companies Mr. Burch knows what he’s doing (burchcreativecapital.com). He has even worked with the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, growing her lifestyle brand ED to new heights. Now he has turned his eye on the hospitality sector, and quite enjoys it.
In 2012 Chris Burch and his good friend and legendary hotelier James McBride teamed up and bought a little hostel resort on Sumba, the Indonesian island. Several years later and a worthy $30 million dollar investment later and they had Nihiwatu a drool worthy five-star resort. This resort was getting rave reviews with a nod from Travel + Leisure in 2016. They voted Nihiwatu as the world’s best hotel. The beautiful place turned out to be more spectacular than Chris Burch had hoped for. It was originally planned to be a place for his kids to come to and also a way to support the local community.
This amazing resort has 27 villas, all beautiful and uniquely designed with art and antiques from the local culture and tribe. Mr. Burch has his own villa there called Raja Mendaka, which is immaculately furnished. It has four additional villas with plunge pools. Nihiwatu is not only made for rich travelers and surfers, but also has another purpose. It is the largest employer on the island. On top of that, they donate a part of their profits to the Sumba Foundation. They help the local community bu funding local projects all over the island.
Top businessman Chris Burch is a world traveler, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and creative mind. He has worked in a lot fields making him very versatile in business. He has worked in the luxury fashion industry, technology industry, consumer products, hospitality, financial services, and health foods. He is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Burch Creative Capital. They find creative ways to help companies in their early stages get their feet off the ground.
Mr. Burch is known for helping well-known brands like Tory Burch, Voss Water, and ED by Ellen DeGeneres rise to success. Chris sits on 9 boards for various companies and organizations. He is also known for his philanthropic efforts around the world. The successful businessman studied business at Ithaca College from 1972 to 1976.
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