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C-suite Speaker Series: Julie Koch-Beinke and Mark Koch of Alternatives 2D/3D on Sept. 18

Julie KochMark Koch and Julie Koch-Beinke of Alternatives 2D/3D will be at LIM College on Thursday, Sept. 18 to speak to students as part of the C-suite Speaker Series. All C-suite Speaker Series events are held in FashionOpolis at 5:30 p.m. and attendance is restricted to (and mandatory) for all students in the MBA and MPS programs. Fashion Scholars are also invited to attend. For more information, email

Mark Koch and Julie Koch-Beinke co-founded Alternatives in the early 1980's as a multi-disciplinary design agency, working with clients to maximize their image and create synergy across a wide range of touch points.

In addition to Alternatives, Mark and Julie are serial entrepreneurs, having launched a jewelry business selling to high-end fashion stores and museums, a fashion company promoting social responsibility in the surf market, a sports eyewear accessory business, and a high-end optical frame and sunglass design and manufacturing company selling to Neiman Marcus and high-end optical stores globally. They also developed, patented and manufactured a line of unique accessory products for Gap, Inc. sold through Old Navy stores.

Julie Koch-Beinke (pictured at left) is a member of LIM College's Fashion Industry Advisory Board.