The founder of JD Fine & Company, Jamie Finegold studied business economics and accounting at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). He started his first clothing company, Del Playa Voli-Bol, while still working toward his UCSB undergraduate degree. The enterprise concentrated on silkscreen designs for sorority and fraternity T-shirts. Since 1996, Jamie Finegold has been spearheading creative and business management endeavors for JD Fine & Company.Under Mr. Finegold’s direction, JD Fine and its celebrated Tart Collections line increased incoming revenues from zero to four million dollars within the span of two years. In 2012, the company brought in approximately $20 million from the sale of such clothing items as dresses, jumpers, swimwear, and intimates.Active in his community, Jamie Finegold avidly supports Foster a Dream, a nonprofit organization that serves children within California’s foster care system. He also regularly donates clothing and fabric to a variety of area women’s shelters.