. Over 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 jewelry gallery.
. Exhibited in hundreds of craft and industry trade shows.
. Teach classes, workshops and give presentations around the US.
. Won the Contemporary Jewelry Design Group's Designer Advocate award.
. Traveled around the US for nine years selling our designer line of fine jewelry.
. Client list included top retail stores, galleries and high-end department stores.
. Served on the BOD of WJA, SNAG, CJDG, Metalwerx, Maine Craft Assn.
. Write regular blogs/articles for Rio Grande “Business Know How” and “Influencers.”
. BA in Jewelry from Central Washington University and post-graduate work on Russian icons.