Lifestyle, fashion, luxury and entertaining expert Lara Shriftman co-founded Harrison & Shriftman in 1995. The agency specializes in public relations, marketing and events for high-profile luxury brands. Harrison & Shriftman currently has 50 employees spanning three offices in New York, Los Angeles and Miami.

With over 15 years experience, Lara has assisted in building world-class brands that include Juicy Couture, Jimmy Choo, W Hotels, BlackBerry and Grey Goose. Harrison & Shriftman’s impressive client list continues to expand its reach within the global market.

A 2002 top entrepreneurial leader in Inc. magazine’s list of 500 fastest growing private companies, Harrison & Shriftman joined Omnicom Group, the world’s largest communication company in 2003. Lara has authored four books on entertaining: Fete Accompli, Fete Accompli Workbook, Party Confidential, and Party Confidential: New Etiquette for Fabulous Entertaining.

Lara is primarily based between Los Angeles and Miami, with summers being spent in Malibu and Southampton.