Founder and CEO of Burch Creative Capital Chris Burch have put in almost forty years as an active investor in many different industries as well as an entrepreneur. Voss water, Poppin, Faena Hotel + Universe, Tory Burch, and Jawbone are just a few of the numerous brands which have taken off.
Indonesian Island Sumba houses a luxury resort called Nihiwatu, which Chris Burch bought and did renovations on. In 2016, the hotel was ranked #1 in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine. A partnership with Philippe Stark, architect, and Alan Faena, hotelier in Argentina, where they were redeveloping land which would eventually house the Faena Hotel + Universe, was where his interest in the hospitality business first started.
Chris Burch partnered with Ellen DeGeneres in July of 2014 to kick off her ED by Ellen DeGeneres lifestyle brand. Contemporary, luxury, energy efficient prefabricated homes with floor plans designed to save space were his next launch in the same year with company Cocoon9. These go along with Burch’s other brands including TRADEMARK, which is women’s accessories and fashion apparel, and Bur+Mah, a business focused on hospitality sourcing, source (Chronicleweek.com). Currently, he is in support of developing several more consumer and lifestyle brands.
Chris Burch is the former president of The Pierre Hotel Co-op Board and he served on the Rothman Institute Orthopaedic Foundation board is former president of The Pierre Hotel Co-op Board. He has donated to many philanthropic initiatives as well as research projects at the Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York and more, as posted on instagram.com.