Billie Sutter knows how to grow a client's business. As head of Luxe Alliances, she builds strategic business alliances, identifying and incubating meaningful opportunities to expand her client's business to the next level. Recognized as a thought leader and key influencer in the luxury business community, Billie designs and implements multi-discipline strategies which create visibility, strengthen differentiation and escalate revenue.
She is a visionary strategist and tactician who orchestrates partnerships with precision and pinpoints the most valuable partners for her clients. She is the architect of alliances, shaping and nurturing each pairing to elicit the most effective outcome for all parties. This focused business development specialist is consistently abreast of industry trends, and her ability to anticipate and recognize market potential has been a constant source of the success she achieves for her clients. Her intuitive thinking and understanding of the marketplace enables her to take a product, create the right positioning and channel a definitive course for results.
Billie is a collaborator and impressive connector, bringing up-market companies to highly targeted retailers and their customers, which results in significant sales increases. With a deep understanding of how to best utilize marketing, promotion and select special events, Billie shapes a story around the product that engages; touching the mind and heart, striking an emotional connection with the consumer. While the luxe world is a specialty, Billie Sutter's expertise spans the globe, including emerging markets in the Middle East and working with leaders in jewelry, fashion, accessories, tabletop and publishing. Her luxury clients are preeminent in their industry, including Angela Cummings/Starwood Hotels, Temple St. Clair, Yael Sonia, Boehm Porcelain, Forbes Custom Publishing Partners, Saveur Magazine, and GFT Group.
Billie Sutter has been described by her peers as "a force," a marketing guru with superior strategic abilities, and an intuitive thinker with a flair for building relationships. With a rich career and her own steadfast relationships, Billie continues to garner respect and appreciation from all those who know her. She currently sits on the Advisory Committee for the Women's Jewelry Association and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Fashion Group International and the Women's Jewelry Association and a recipient of the "Women of the Future" Galaxy Award from NYWA (New York Women's Agenda).