. 35+ years experience in the jewelry world

. Author of award-winning book, “Profiting by Design”

. Ran an award-winning wholesale jewelry design business and a retail gallery

. Exhibited in hundreds of craft and industry trade shows

. Teach classes, workshops and give presentations around the US

. Won the Contemporary Jewelry Design Groups Designer Advocate award

. Traveled around the US for nine years selling our line

. Sold to top retail stores, galleries and high-end department stores

. Served on the BOD of WJA, SNAG, CJDG, Metalwerx, Maine Craft Assn

. Write regular blogs for Rio Grande “Business Know How” and “Influencers”

. BA in Jewelry from Central Washington University