Alan Zimmer is the newly elected board chair as Debra Puzio’s term ends.
He was the former special advisor for conflict diamonds at the U.S. State Department.
They included the Jewelers of Louisiana’s top honor as well as two design awards.
A longtime De Beers executive will receive the honor at the next Gem Awards, scheduled to take place in person in January 2022.
Jewelry professional Lake Giles is the newest addition to the family-owned agency.
The jewelry distributor is looking to expand its digital presence.
The president of Chicago’s Steve Quick Jewelers has traveled to the sites in Africa where the nonprofit works.
Joy Tarbox will take on the role, overseeing watch brands like Accutron and Frederique Constant.
The independent retailer will move its New Orleans store to a new location, slated to open in the fall of 2022.
During Founder’s Month, interested companies can become members for just $115.
Bob Moeller of R.F. Moeller Jeweler takes over as chair of the trade association’s board.
The industry veteran will help the company expand its certification programs for the fine jewelry, accessories, and apparel industries.