Kendra Scott is the billion-dollar jewelry brand’s founder, executive chairwoman, and primary designer. Kendra, who is based in Austin, TX, continues to build her company on three fundamental pillars: family, fashion, and philanthropy.
Kendra Scott is a loving mom, a driven entrepreneur, and a passionate designer who believes the truest form of success is giving back in a meaningful way. 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.
Since she began her company, Kendra has lived by three core values: Family, Fashion, and Philanthropy. She 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 $40 million to local, national, and international causes since 2010.