Founder's Biography

Susan Inglis is a trailblazer. For 20 years, the North Carolina native has worked across boundaries and borders around the world to supply connections and production capabilities that leverage the power of the global business platform.

Today Inglis develops, sources, and manages production of high volume wood casegoods, home accents, and textiles that are handmade in Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, Ghana, Madagascar, Uganda and other international locales.

Delivering highly specialized, high volume products

Inglis specializes in producing home furnishings that are

  • Handmade
  • Unique
  • Storied
  • Connected to the greater world, and
  • Affiliated with green industries.

Developing safe, sustained, reputable relationships

Working in partnership with long-trusted producers, including those in smaller facilities, Inglis can offer

  • quicker turnaround
  • careful protection of intellectual property
  • realistic quotes and timelines.

For buyers with significant percentage contracts, she can offer resources dedicated upfront, and exclusive distribution programs.

Building on 20 years production experience worldwide

In two decades as a global producer, sourcing agent and broker, Inglis has developed and sourced home, gift, fashion, and natural products for some of America’s most innovative companies, including

  • Red Egg
  • Bob Timberlake
  • Sundance Catalog
  • Vietri
  • National Geographic Catalog
  • Aveda
  • Egg by Susan Lazar
  • ABC Carpet & Home

She has also served as business development consultant and trainer for publically-funded development organizations, including

  • U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • Association for Enterprise Opportunity.

Inglis holds a degree in anthropology from UNC Chapel Hill. Her professional affiliations include the Fair Trade Federation, The Crafts Center, Women in the Home Industries Today, and she is executive director of the newly formed Sustainable Furnishings Council.

 

 

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