Meet Our Host for the Evening, Kathy Ireland
Kathy Ireland is a wife, mother, model, mentor and the CEO and chief designer of kathy ireland Worldwide®, a global design and marketing firm founded in 1993 with a mission of ‘finding solutions for families, especially busy moms’. kathy ireland Worldwide designs and markets more than 45,000 products which are sold in more than 50 countries. With $1.5 billion in annual revenues, the company was recently named as the “Top Woman Owned Business in America” by DiversityBusiness.com.
Kathy Ireland entered the home furnishings industry in 2004 with her first collection. Her company now markets case goods, leather and upholstery and designs and markets licensed products including flooring, rugs, lighting, decorative accessories, window coverings, top of bed, fine jewelry, and apparel.