Bonnie Atlas graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion Merchandising. After graduation she immediately became an Assistant Buyer for Goldblatts Department store. During the 3 years of her buying career she was the Assistant Buyer in the blouses and dresses department and promoted to Buyer of Junior’s. In 1981, Bonnie made a career change and became the showroom manager for Hang Ten. Here she ran all aspects of the showroom until she decided to open her own multi line showroom in October 1985. For the last 30+ years, Bonnie has continued to grow her showroom and become extremely reputable in the fashion industry.