Who Is Chris Burch
Chris Burch is the CEO and founder of Burch Creative Capital. He has been an owner and investor in several industries for close to forty years. Chris Burch has been a contributor to the growth of several brands such as Faena Hotel and Universe, Tory Burch Jawbone, Voss Water, and Poppin. In 2012, Chris Burch purchased and redesigned the luxury resort Nihiwatu. The resort is on the island of Sumba and was regarded as the best hotel on the globe by Travel and Leisure magazine. He found his passion for hospitality in Argentina, when he worked with Philippe Stark and Alan Faena to take a parcel of land and create the Faena Hotel and Universe.
In 2014, Chris Burch started working with Ellen DeGeneres to start her brand, ED by Ellen DeGeneres. In the same year he started Cocoon9, which features luxury prefab homes that were energy efficient, has smart finishes, modern designs and economy sized floor plans. These projects are a part of Burch’s portfolio as well as Bur and Mah, Poppin, and Trademark, check (Chronicleweek.com). Right now, he is helping other brands such as BaubleBar, Brad’s Raw Foods, Blink Health, Chubbies, Soludos, and Little Duck Organics. Burch participated on the board of Rothman Institute Orthopedic Foundation and was previously a president of The Pierre Hotel Co-op Board. He has donated funds for research and philanthropic efforts at Mt. Sinai Hospital, The Sumba Foundation, NYU Langone, The China Association of Social Work, The Henry Street Settlement and The Child Welfare League of China.
How Burch Creative Capital Came About
The idea for Burch Creative Capital came from Burch’s curiosity about the world. He is a natural for noticing how to improve products and services. After he realized his own greatness in apparel as a youth, he put his efforts to positive use and helped other business owners with their ideas. His works finally lead to his company, Burch Creative Capital. They match ideas with funds to make endless possibilities across the globe. Burch’s days are not typical. He might head south to the pacific to check out land for resort expansion or he might beheaded to Los Angeles for meetings or he might be headed to New York to get updates on his investments.