Kathryn Hanford Risley, American design consultant, fashion designer.
Risley, Kathryn Hanford was born on June 30, 1954 in Waterville, Maine, United States. Daughter of John Hollister and Mary (Kring) Risley.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Apparel Design, Rhode Island School of Design, 1977.
President, designer Kathryn Risley Ltd., Middletown, Connecticut, 1980-1983. Associate designer Gil Aimbez for I.E.I. Industries, New York City, 1984. Designer Carole Little for St. Tropez West, Los Angeles, 1985.
Head knitwear designer St. Michel Sportswear, New York City, 1986, Indesign, New York City, 1987. Design director Apparel Imports-Gerard Works, 1988-1989. Consultant, owner, manager Knit Solutions, since 1989.