Blair Watkins is Senior Vice-President and Managing Director of The Guess Corporation and a Shareholder. Ms. Watkins is an experienced business management and marketing professional. Prior to joining The Guess Corporation, she was the head of a private real estate finance firm that she founded. She began her career in fashion merchandising and marketing with Kate Spade. Ms. Watkins brokered $300 million in private real estate capital as a business development executive for a West Coast based firm. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion Marketing and Management from the Art Institute of California at North Hollywood. As Senior Vice-President and Managing Director, Ms. Watkins is in charge of business development, corporate affairs, corporate development and corporate strategic planning for The Guess Corporation.