Leslie Carothers, CEO of The Kaleidoscope Partnership and co-founder of Savour Partnership, has 37+ years of experience within the luxury home furnishings and interior design industry. Her company, celebrating its 15th year this year, pioneered the use of social media marketing and influencer marketing, nationwide.
She has helped build the brands of major manufacturers, retailers, software providers, individual interior designers and tradeshows through her website, blog management work, social media content marketing and PR work on their behalf, brands like Cargill’s BiOH Polyols, Hadley Court, Wilson Kelsey Design, Four Point Design Build, The New Traditionalists, Meredith Corporation, World Market Center Las Vegas, ICFF, and over 35 others.
Her new company, Savour Partnership, helps interior designers and other creatives generate passive income 24-7, through producing editorial quality, custom branded e-publications, e-books, and lookbooks for their websites and blogs, containing affiliate marketing links.
Ms. Carothers is a well-known speaker and has spoken or keynoted at over 35 different national venues and is frequently quoted as an expert resource in national publications. For 9 years, she wrote the Retail Ideas column for Furniture Today magazine and her micro-blog, @tkpleslie, where she has 36,000+ followers, was named by Decorex as one of The Top 100 most influential interior design blogs in the world.
She currently serves on the board of directors for the Bienenstock Furniture Library and is also active in several charitable initiatives.