Molly Wang

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May 18. 2019. Huntington Beach, CA. | LaFonn jewelry shoot Bella Terra. | Photos by Jamie Scott Lytle. Copyright.
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Founder & CEO
Lafonn LLC

As a determined entrepreneur,Molly Wang overcame personal challenges to establish Lafonn, a thriving jewelry brand. She persevered when arriving to the U.S. in 1998 with $200. Recognizing a market gap, she founded Lafonn in 2010, driven by a mission to empower women with stylish, affordable jewelry. In a decade, Lafonn partnered with nearly 1,000 retailers, including Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue. Wang’s philanthropic commitment shines through support for Susan G. Komen and Art N Paws. She mentors youth and aims to inspire girls with rheumatoid arthritis to pursue their dreams. Wang transformed Lafonn’s business model, adapting to a B2C approach and embracing technology. Her strategic vision enabled the company to navigate challenges like inflation and explore innovative avenues, including big data technology for consumer insights and enhanced products.