Christopher P. Ramey is president and founder of Affluent Insights and chairman of The Luxury Marketing Council Florida.
Affluent Insights is a business development, marketing communications, sales training, public speaking and research consultancy specializing in helping companies penetrate the luxury market. The Luxury Marketing Council is a global think tank, collaboration greenhouse and intelligence source for marketers focused on the affluent. Ramey owns and chairs The Luxury Marketing Council chapters in Miami, The Palm Beaches, Central Florida, Tampa Bay, Sarasota and The Latin Luxury Marketing Council.
Ramey consults daily with many of the finest luxury brands in the world. He sits on the New York City based Luxury Marketing Council Executive Committee, RetailWire’s "Brain Trust," the Advisory Panel for Retail Customer Experience, and is a team consultant for The Floor Covering Institute. Ramey also writes a column for Floor Covering Weekly, a publication operated by Hearst Business Media. He has earned the "Leadership – Top 5%" appellation from Gerson Lehrman Group for his work with mutual funds, banks and private equity firms.
Ramey’s vast senior level experience includes:
-Former Senior Vice President, Membership, CCA Global Partners; "CCA Global Partners is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with 15 distinct businesses, more than 3,800 locations producing aggregated annual sales in the billions of dollars."
-Former President, Savvi Formalwear; ~300 store cooperative of men’s formal wear and apparel
-Former President, International Design Guild; an international ~100 showroom chain of decorative floor coverings
The Ten Essentials to Successfully Selling Luxury
Service Secrets from Luxury Leaders: What You Need To Know To Make Service Your Differentiator
Understanding Luxury in the New Economy
Building Your Retail Business in Turbulent Times
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"Chris Ramey’s humor and message engaged and captivated 1500 attendees. Ramey has the unique ability to drive home the core message in such a way that it resonates with everyone. His thoroughly engaging and warm presence on stage opens the door for a great learning experience."
- Bob Sharak | Executive Vice President, Cruise Line Industry Association CLIA
“What a great day as I awoke with new inspiration…….all thanks to you and your wonderful presentation. It’s not often I am so engrossed in the information presented."
- Cheryl Giannunzio | Realtor, RE/MAX
"It was my pleasure to have been in attendance…I want you to know how refreshing your presentation was received. It was immediately recognized that your command of this subject is founded in experience and reinforced by studying all aspects of the luxury market from manufacturing to displaying to perception and finally retailing..."
- Riley Gazzaway | Vice President, Atlanta Flooring Design Centers