Iris Cole

Apparel Designer

Iris Cole is an innovative, strategic and bi-lingual leader with an international profile and 20+ years of experience working as an executive and sustainability consultant in both the public and private sectors. Her clients include multi-national, small, and family-owned businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations in a variety of different sectors.

Ms. Cole is also an entrepreneur, having started several companies including FEF Group, Inc., a design and project management firm with a focus on sustainable development, She Raises the Bar, one of the only companies in the Caribbean solely focused on Sustainable Enterprise and Corporate Social Responsibility, and most recently Do Good Artist, an innovative company creating social impact through multi-sector collaborations between the arts and other industries.

Iris serves on the Board of Directors of the Hispanic League and is the Board Co-chair of the Women’s Network of Winston Salem. She holds degrees in music performance, conducting, project management and creative entrepreneurship. Her background and passion for the arts has made her a strong advocate for the arts and how the arts can impact our world.