Resume

 

          Education
     
Master of Arts - Metals
July 2011
Ball State University: Muncie, IN

Bachelor of General Studies
December 2009
Ball State University: Muncie, IN
· Minors: Foundations of Business and Spanish.

Accredited Jewelry Professional Diploma
June 2005
Gemological Institute of America (GIA): Carlsbad, CA

Diamonds Graduate
June 2005
Gemological Institute of America (GIA): Carlsbad, CA

Intermediate Cad/Cam Certificate
September 2004
Gemological Institute of America (GIA): Carlsbad, CA

Advanced Stone Setting Certificate
June 2004
Gemological Institute of America (GIA): Carlsbad, CA

Graduate Jeweler
May 2004
Gemological Institute of America (GIA): Carlsbad, CA

                                                                                                                            
         Employment History

         OFFICE MANAGER/SALES
             October 2011 - PRESENT
             Ben Bridge Jewelers/Rolex Boutique: Seattle, WA
         - Administrative functions, custom design, sales, and customer service.
  
         Operations Assistant
              November 2009 - JUNE 2011
    Tiffany & Co.: Indianapolis, IN
- Sales, customer service and administrative functions.

OWNER/CAD Designer/Jeweler
   
June 2007 – November 2009
    Debasa Jewelry Studio: Pendleton, IN

3D CAD Designer/Bench Jeweler                                                    
   
August 2006 - June 2007
    Hofmeister Personal Jewelers: Indianapolis, IN
- Custom design, repair work, sales, and customer service.

Classroom Technician                                                 
   
May 2004 - July 2005
- Service oriented position that involved the upkeep and maintenance of classrooms and equipment as well as assistance to classroom instructors.


         Awards & Recognitions

-     2007 Gemvison Matrix Design Competition:
      Technical Merit: Honorable Mention

-     2007 Bench Jewelers Passion Award Design Competition:
 Cad Rendering Division Men’s Jewelry: 2nd Place

-     2007 Bench Jewelers Passion Award Design Competition:
 Cad Rendering Division Women’s Jewelry: Honorable Mention