Ms. Mara Perlmutter is an Expert Retail and Wholesale Advisor of Integral Board Group, LLC specializing in the luxury and contemporary accessory marketplace. She is also President of the Designer Jewelry Division of Almar Sales Company, which she established in 2011 by licensing Sam Edelman, The Sak, and Sakroots lifestyle brands. Previously she has held executive leadership positions in both the public and private sectors as Group President of the Jones Apparel jewelry division (leading the Givenchy, Nine West, Anne Klein and Judith Jack brands), Chief Merchandising Officer of Chirp (a start up equity division of Coinstar/Redbox), President of Ewatchfactory Corporation (E-commerce company specializing in personalized watches and jewelry with licensed partners of Disney, Nickelodeon, Mattel, NFL, NBA) and Managing Director of Global Retail Brand Development at Hearst Magazines. She began her career as a buyer for Saks Fifth Avenue. Her broad expertise and responsibilities include P&L accountability, product development, merchandising and design, global sourcing, licensing and brand development, and distribution channel management. Ms. Perlmutter received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. She is an active member of Fashion Group International, Accessories Council and the Leadership Forum.