MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arteza, the leading arts and crafts supplies e-commerce company, announced today that its Board of Directors have appointed Jennifer Fleiss, a retail expert with a deep appreciation for entrepreneurship.
“I am thrilled to partner with the Arteza team as the business continues its rapid growth,” said Fleiss. “Working with experiential categories to build brands and connect communities in a digital age is my sweet spot, and where Arteza has begun to build a loyal following at a time where creative outlets are more important than ever.”
Motivated by the early-stage entrepreneurial spirit of organizations, Fleiss brings the deep domain expertise and knowledge she has gained from her operating background to Arteza. Widely recognized for her role as Co-Founder of Rent the Runway, a premier subscription fashion service, Fleiss was also previously the Co-Founder and CEO of Jetblack, the first portfolio company in Walmart’s technology incubator. Fleiss has been honored with numerous recognitions including Inc. Magazine’s “30 Under 30”; Fortune Magazine’s “40 Under 40” and “Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs”; and Fast Company’s “Most Influential Women in Technology.”
Most recently, Fleiss announced that she joined Volition Capital as a Venture Partner, where she’ll focus on supporting early growth stage companies from the investor perspective. While in this role, she will continue to serve on the boards of Rent the Runway, Apollo Global Management, Party City, Shutterfly, and now, Arteza.
Founded in 2015, Arteza's mission is to inspire a more creative tomorrow by providing high-quality yet affordable arts & crafts supplies. With more than 3 million customers across 120 countries, Arteza has redefined the art supply industry with its direct-to-consumer model, new product innovation, and a robust online and social media presence focused on providing superior customer experiences. The company is headquartered in Miami, Florida and sells online at www.arteza.com. Follow on Instagram @artezaofficial.