Salamander Touch Fact Sheet
07 / 14 / 2010
Categories: Salamander Touch
Address: 100 West Washington Street, Middleburg, VA 20118
Description: Located in Middleburg, VA, Salamander Touch features goods and fine gifts essential to living the luxury resort lifestyle. Owned and managed by Salamander Hospitality, the offerings include custom fine Italian linens inspired by Sheila C. Johnson, decorative pillows designed by Thomas Pheasant, fine leather goods, Mistral scented bath, body and home products, Lepine fine writing instruments crafted in France, the Crowned Salamander jewelry collection in silver and precious gemstones and logoed resort wear.
Owner: Sheila C. Johnson, who founded the property’s management company Salamander Hospitality in Middleburg, VA. As Vice Chairman of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, Ms. Johnson is the only African-American woman to have ownership in three professional sports teams, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, the NBA’s Washington Wizards and the NHL’s Washington Capitals. Ms. Johnson is President and Managing Partner of the Mystics. She is also a TV pioneer, having co-founded BET (Black Entertainment Television).