Becka Johnson Kibby Promoted to VP at The Edge Retail Academy
The industry veteran, who’s been with ERA for nearly a decade, will oversee sales, consulting and data operations.
In her new role, Kibby will oversee the company’s sales, consulting and data operations and manage its team of employees.
She previously served as director of sales and operations, and will continue to be the company’s go-to person on sales and services to retailers.
“This promotion recognizes the huge contribution Becka makes year-round to our growing team and our clients,” said David Brown, Edge Retail Academy president. “In my opinion, we wouldn’t be where we are today if it wasn’t for her leadership, combined with her meticulous planning and attention to detail.”
Dick Abbott, co-owner of Edge Retail Academy and president of The Edge, said, “Becka is loyal and committed, and capable of carrying on the company goals for David Brown and myself.”
Kibby has more than three decades of experience in jewelry sales, management, and training. She will celebrate her 10th anniversary at Edge Retail Academy next month.
Previously, she worked for Robbins Brothers, Helzberg Diamonds, and Jay B Rudolph.
“I look forward to continuing to lead the Edge Retail Academy’s team of talented employees, as well as further develop our programs and platforms, to better serve our clients and fuel our growth,” said Kibby.
She is a Graduate Gemologist and has worked as an instructor at the Gemological Institute of America and served on its Program Advisory Committee.
Kibby also held a position on the international board of directors for the Women’s Jewelry Association and received WJA’s 2015 Award for Excellence in the Special Services category.
The Edge Retail Academy provides jewelry business consulting services, using real-time aggregated data to improve sales and profitability.
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