2018 Honoree Kathy Fielder

Entrepreneur Award

Kathy Fielder wears many hats ~ Lifestyle & Design Expert, Blogger, TV Host, Entrepreneur, Manufacturer, Philanthropist, Equestrian, Wife, Mother and proud Texan. At the age of 22, Kathy started her first design firm, Studio Interiors, which was the launch pad for her successful career. Kathy’s vision, innovation, creative ideas, persistence, and meticulous work ethic helped propel her as a leader in the competitive design field, earning her countless awards. Fashion Group International nominated Kathy as a Rising Star in 2017 in the category of Interior Design, a prestigious award determined by a body of Fashion Group International members, community leaders, and fashion enthusiasts throughout the Dallas community.

The always stylish and on-trend Kathy is a rising star in the Dallas fashion scene. She has further expanded her already established presence in the fashion and design markets by launching KF Design | Life | Style by Kathy Fielder, which encompasses a wide variety of home, fashion, and lifestyle products all produced in her studio in Dallas, TX. Isabella Collection and IC Linen Co are sold globally in prestigious retailers such as Neiman Marcus, The Horchow Collection, The Mine, Haute Look, Perigold, One Kings Lane, Rue La La, among many others. In particular, Isabella Collection by Kathy Fielderlinen collections are always top-sellers at The Horchow Collection and Neiman Marcus. To cater to client demand, Kathy launched her retail boutique under her own KF namesake in Dallas. Her weekly blog, Design + Style, shares her latest lifestyle tips and inspirations.Kathy is also launching a home décor line and show, Fielder Home, with mega retailer QVC in the first quarter of 2018. Kathy also licensed her name to a furniture manufacturer and is designing and launching a lifestyle based storage collection, Kathy Fielder for Atlantic Furniture in January 2018

Kathy is a contributing TV correspondent with her design-based lifestyle segment called The Fielder Report on Designing Texas with Jocelyn White, which airs on the ABC Dallas Affiliate WFAA Channel 8. Additionally, she has appeared on other various shows as word of mouth continues to build with her popular segments and engaging on-air style.

Although design has taken center stage in her life, Kathy’s family is closest to her heart. She lives in Dallas with her husband Jeromy, an executive VP and Regional Director for an insurance consulting firm. They are the proud parents of two children, Isabella and Harrison. Additionally, Kathy is a ribbon-winning equestrian, and Kathy and Jeromy chaired the 2017 Equest Gala, a horse therapy organization for veterans and children with disabilities and. Kathy also supports several other charities and non-profits, including St. Jude, SPCA, Art for the Heart, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Esperenza, Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas, Orphan Outreach, and The Ahadi Collective, which provides manufacturing work in her shop for refugee women.