WE SPECIALIZE IN BUILDING THOUGHTFUL AND IMPACTFUL PARTNERSHIP EXPERIENCES

ABOUT US

KRW Consulting connects companies in industries ranging from entertainment and philanthropy to technology, fashion, hospitality, automotive and travel.   


We work with our clients to create unique customer experiences.  Whether that means a creative brand collaboration, buzzworthy event activations, or an over the top customer experience, nothing is off limits. 


It’s the art of bringing the right partners together. 


With deep knowledge of partnership marketing and business development, KRW Consulting focuses on a 360 degree strategy to create a one-of-a kind customer experience.  

KATHLEEN RUIZ

With more than 25 years of experience in luxury retail, Kathleen has established herself as a leader in the fashion industry. Prior to starting her own agency, Kathleen was SVP of Media and Development for Hudson’s Bay Company where she worked on partnerships, media, production, charitable giving and business development in the U.S. and internationally.   


Kathleen joined Saks in 2005 as the Vice President of Marketing for the New York flagship where she led local and national marketing strategies for the brand’s highest volume store. In 2010, she was appointed corporate Vice President, Public Relations and Special Events. She later assumed the responsibility of advertising, partnerships, and brand strategy marketing before being promoted in 2012 to SVP. In 2016, Kathleen was named Senior Vice President of Media & Development at Hudson’s Bay Company.   


Before joining Saks, Kathleen worked at Neiman Marcus for 14 years where she held a series of positions of increasing responsibility in marketing, public relations, and special events. Throughout her career, she has led numerous charitable corporate initiatives to provide organized and sustainable philanthropic advancement.   



SERVICES

Strategic Partnerships

Bringing the right partners together

Experiences

Creating extraordinary events

Exposure

Building 360 degree marketing campaigns 

Testimonials

"A massive thank you to Kathleen and her team for such dedication and extraordinary hard work on our annual Retail Leaders Circle event.  She put together a beautiful set, superb PR management and all the feedback has been extremely positive. We really appreciate her consistency and organization in making our event a success."


Panos Linardos, Executive Director, Retail Leaders Circle 

"Kathleen has built strong relationships with many key parters over the years.  Her authentic approach and ability to create a unique experience through partners is what sets her and KRW Consulting apart from others."  


Stephen I. Sadove, former Chairman and CEO of Saks Inc

"Kathleen is a professional in the PR, Events, and Marketing field and a true talent. Her passion and enthusiasm for projects small and large are unique and she always delivers. A reliable expert in her field."


Marigay McKee, Founder and CEO, MM Luxe Consulting

This year, LG had the opportunity to work with KRW on a strategic partnerships with Bloomingdales.   From understanding our core objectives to flawless execution, true partnership is in the heart and DNA of what KRW Consulting represents.  Thank you for making our launch a success. 


Michelle Donovan, Director, Sponsorships & Events, LG

Contact Us

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KRW Consulting

12 E 49th St, Manhattan, New York, New York 10017, United States

(646) 533-4150