Chris Burch – Investor, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropic Businessman

Chris Burch’s five-star resort located on the Island of Sumba was recently recognized in the Nihi, a remote island in the far corners of Earth in Indonesia, was cultivated into an award-winning resort attracting adventure-seekers looking for tranquility in the far end of the Earth.

Sumba had remained hidden among civilization with its value in resources seeming lacking to the outer world. With little contact, the scenery has retained its natural beauty. The island itself holds a fascinating story with its name deriving from the rock formation showcased along the tide.

Upon learning about Nihi, Chris Burch partnered with James McBride, a leader in the hospitality industry, to visit the island and venture into establishing a top resort on Sumba. Awed by its beauty and diverse way of life, Burch had bought the property and renovated the area with a $30 Million investment. Currently having hold on 700 acres, Burch and McBride are looking to acquire even more land as their resort has gained massive attraction from travelers worldwide, hit (

There are 30 villas in total that can accommodate families and large groups looking for a secluded area with coastline views and luxury accommodations. Nihi’s excursions enhances the the wonders of the island itself. The profits of island visitors are dedicated to The Sumba Foundation, in which all funds go towards the issues within poverty such as malnutrition and malaria. Chris Burch does not profit from this Island, rather focusing on giving all profits back to the community.

Chris Burch is an entrepreneur and investor, whose experience spans 40 years. He established and serves as CEO for Burch Creative Capital. The company’s brand portfolio holds a diverse set of investments is diverse including working with Ellen Degeneres, Voss Water, and TRADEMARK, see (