About Jean Criss Founder Bio
Jean Criss transitioned from Corporate America to small business owner capatalizing on her multimedia expertise. Then she put her pink petal to work as an author, inventor and fashion designer. She is a risk-taker and has a passion to support breast cancer. She continues to service media clientele managing 3 LLCs weekly. She loves what she does in business and technology. Learn more her story at http://crisscrossintimates.com/jeancriss
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Jean Criss is Founder & Designer of CRISSCROSS Intimates, a utility patented luxury intimate apparel line for women and men, launched two years ago in April 2017 with this e-commerce site. She began her journey after diagnosis with bilateral breast cancer, penned her first book BLISS! in 2012 and then began designing this collection. The Founder is presently seeking investors (fundable.com/crisscross-intimates) and distribution partners.
Criss adds innovation and passion to her trendy and stylish designs by offering sex appeal that allows Survivors the ability to regain dignity and confidence yet offer comfort during post-recovery, which expedites the healing process.
Criss is a single mother of two teens and a 12-year breast cancer survivor (since July 2007). She is a certified, accredited Bra Fitter and has earned many CME accredited Breast Cancer Management Certifications (est. 50 hours) from Columbia U College of Physicians and Surgeons, Essentially Women and Anita Breast Care with ABC/BOC organizations. CRISSCROSS Intimates received 4 ISO award-winning Accreditation Certificates by ABAC (American Board of Accreditation Certificates) including the first Honorary award recognition – the FABC for the Fight Against Breast Cancer. She has received a Certificate of Honour by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons–Patients of Courage: Triumph over Adversity Award, FUZE Beverages: Hero of Hope Award and Honorary Award for Top 100 Fundraiser and Leadership at Susan G. Komen, North Jersey Affiliate.
Criss served on the Board of Trustees: Susan G. Komen NJ Affiliate during her recovery, produced award-winning PSAs and appeared in a few NY DMA TV commercials. She Co-Chaired their Pink Tie Gala event, has participated on their Speaker’s Bureau and continues to volunteer and work fundraisers. As a Survivor while at Komen, she became one of the top 100 fundraisers and also helped raise over $15M in revenues during her tenure there, and donated and produced over $1M in cable TV PSA ad campaigns with top celebs. She enjoys writing about Breast Cancer research, advanced technologies and solutions to support the many women and men undergoing treatment. Criss is a big advocate of philanthropic charities, women leadership, entrepreneur and start-up companies nationwide.
Criss has led many successful Digital Advertising and Social Media campaigns, produced various Cable TV commercials throughout the New York marketplace, hosted her own Web Series (Java with Jean), produced TV shows for clients, and has been involved in various Video and Event productions over the years. Most recently Criss spent her time in Media Strategy and devising Publicity and Promotional campaigns to support her clients businesses in entertainment, sports, digital media, social media, luxury, hospitality, wine & food & spirits, art, healthcare, retail and fashion, to name a few and now produces her own media and marketing for the CRISSCROSS brand. You can learn more about Jean’s client success stories here http://jeancrissmedia.com/clients. As an avid multi-mediapreneur, she judges start-up companies and lends her time to charities providing invaluable insight across media and marketing platforms as a business coach and speaker for start-ups to large-scale businesses.
As Author of My Pain Woke Me Up Trilogy series (1) BLISS! (2) Legal Injustice and (3) LIVE Your Dreams, Criss continues to chronicle her journey throughout her career. Her next book reveals the trials and tribulations being an entrepreneur written in short reality stories. In BLISS!, Criss reveals her colorful journey from young widowhood thru the defeat of breast cancer and the pursuit of happiness. In Legal InJustice she writes in a comical way the injustice with our legal matrimonial system, and in LIVE Your Dreams, she captures, what it took to become an entrepreneur - from incubator stage to innovation and implementation of her many successes to-date. She blogs and reports on Advancements in Breast Health and Wellness, and writes for several Fashion and industry publications as a Columnist or Contributor. Please preview her work here In The Press.
Criss is also an innovator of a utility-patented universal mini mobile charger (YouGO Mobile) which transforms one's ability to stay on-the-go while charging your mobile device - ditch the tangle!
Seeking investors & distribution partners.
CRISSCROSS Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3aZaCTRKmY