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 GraduateStudies@limcollege.edu

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.