Kendra Scott is the founder, executive chairwoman, and chief creative officer of the billion-dollar jewelry brand Kendra Scott. Based in Austin, Texas, Kendra continues to lead her company on the foundation of three core pillars: Family, Fashion, and Philanthropy.
She started her company in 2002, just three months after her first son was born, with only $500. Known for her dynamic use of color and genuine materials, Kendra’s commitment to innovation, quality, and detail has brought her from a small start-up to a billion-dollar brand that has won over loyal fans, media, and celebrities alike. With over 2,000 employees, Kendra Scott boasts a thriving web business and over 100 standalone stores and has expanded beyond fashion jewelry into the categories of fine jewelry, home décor, and beauty.
Kendra created a brand and culture that authentically values giving back and making a positive difference in the community. The Kendra Scott company maintains a focus on its customers and the causes close to their hearts, having donated over $60 million to local, national, and international causes since 2010.