CEO and Designer, Tory Burch
Tory Burch is CEO and designer of Tory Burch, a classic American sportswear brand with a global and eclectic aesthetic. She worked for such influential designers as Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang and Narciso Rodriguez at Loewe, before launching her own line. Burch opened her first store in Manhattan in 2004, and today has retail presence in more than 50 countries worldwide. In 2009 she started the Tory Burch Foundation, which supports women entrepreneurs in the US through small business loans, mentoring, and entrepreneurial education.