Deep Water Productions is a multi-media, fashion, lifestyle consulting company. Deep Water Productions has developed websites, iphone applications, published books, consulted with major fashion and lifestyle brands, and runs and e-commerce site, amongst many other interesting projects. Formed by Rory Tahari in 2009, who is the Chairman and CEO, she formerly was Vice Chairman of Elie Tahari, Ltd. for eleven years during a period when the company grew from $50M to $500M.
In the fall of 2009, Simon Spotlight Entertainment, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, published Deep Water Productions first book by Rory Tahari, Lists For Life: The Essential Guide to Getting Organized and Tackling Tricky To-Dos. The book is a collection of approximately 100 helpful lists breaking down life’s challenges and time-consuming tasks into easy-to-achieve steps. Rory’s extreme organization and adept skills at multitasking—juggling a career, family and a busy social life—inspired her to help others with checklists for parenting, moving, traveling, financial planning, home keeping, and more.Lists for Life has been featured in every major magazine and newspaper, most recently as last month in InStyle, also in Harper's Bazaar, Town & Country, W Magazine, Oprah Magazine, Vanity Fair, Elle, Glamour, Allure,Travel & Leisure,Time Style & Design, New York Observer , Atlanta Journal Constitution , Miami Herald.
Rory also appeared numerous times on television and radio: Good Morning America with Diane Sawyer, The Martha Stewart Show, Extra! , CNN.com, Fox Business - Your Questions, Your, Money, Fox Business - Happy Hour Show, Julie Menin's Give and Take , KTLA, South Florida Today, Obsessed TV with Samantha Ettus, WOR Joan Hamburg, and Martha Stewart Radio.
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Rory Tahari earned her BA in Journalism at Boston University and prior to working in fashion had a career in television as a producer of entertainment and news programs. Beyond the company, Rory Tahari is a dedicated philanthropist. She sits on the boards of The Presidential Forum on Renewable Energy, and Mike Nichol’s non-profit organization Friends in Deed. Additionally, she is involved with New Yorker’s For Children and Gods Love We Deliver.