*Graduate Gemologist (GG) of The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) April 3, 1995
*The American Society of Appraisers (ASA), Accredited Senior Member
*National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) 1995-2009
*International Society of Appraisers (ISA); Certified Appraiser of Personal Property CAPP) 2000-2004
Bachelor of Science, Information and Library Services (UMA)
Associate in the Arts, Legal Assisting (Paralegal)
*National Association of Jewelry Appraisers*University of Maine, Annual Antique & Period Jewelry & Gemstone Classes
Jewelry Manufacturing Classes
Jewelry Repair, GIA 1992
Basic Stone Setting, GIA 1992
Advanced Stone Setting, GIA 1992
Counter Sketching, GIA 1993
Wax Class, GIA 1993
Advanced Bench Techniques, GIA 1993
*The Antique Jewelry & Art Conference Jewelry Camp
*International Society of Appraisers
*American Society of Appraisers
*Accredited Gemologist Association
USPAP Update 7 hours, completed 2011
JCK, June, Las Vegas NV.
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Jewelry, Tucson AZ.
*Retail Sales, Ben Bridge Jeweler
*Preview worker, Butterfield & Butterfield Auctioneers (Bonhams & Butterfield)
*Previewer for the publication, Auction Market Resources 1995-2000, A publication of Gems, Jewelry and Watches, Rego Park, New York
*President GIA Alumni-Los Angeles Chapter 1998- 2000
*American Society of Appraisers, Committee Member Gems & Jewelry 2003-2005
*American Society of Appraisers, Vice-Chair Gems & Jewelry, August 2005-2006*American Society of Appraisers, Chair Gems & Jewelry 2006-2009*American Society of Appraisers, Discipline Governor 2006-2010
Arnold's Fine Jewelry, Pasadena CA.
Regency Jewelers, Los Angeles CA.
Ben Bridge Jewelers, Los Angeles County.