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August 24, 2019

JHJ Magazine Contributors

Shellie Bill is the co-founder of Premier Consulting Innovations which designs and implements Social Media Marketing, Customized Sales Training and Special Events Training & Support for the jewelry industry.

She has successfully worked with hundreds of jewelry stores across the country to drive sales, build customer loyalty and develop more educated and competent sales teams. See Shellie’s Bio…

JHJ’s David Geller is a 14th-generation bench jeweler who created and produces “The Geller Blue Book To Jewelry Repair Pricing.” See David’s Bio page.


JHJ’s Feature Writer Paul Holewa has been working as a gem and jewelry industry journalist for more than 20 years with the industry’s leading publications. In his early years of serving the trade, Paul learned about the gem and jewelry industry firsthand in Bangkok and Chantaburi, Thailand, global hubs for colored stones, diamond cutting, and jewelry production. He has travelled to remote gemstone mining sites throughout Southeast Asia, and major distribution and manufacturing centers in that region.  See Paul’s Bio…

Diana Jarrett, GG, RMV, Member AIJV, Multi-award-winning gemologist – journalist Diana Jarrett is also a Registered Master Valuer (appraiser) while having spent the last 2 decades reporting on stories that often go under the radar in the gemstone world. Whether covering industry updates for Rapaport Diamond Report, or little-known gem-related topics in The Story Behind the Stone for MidAmerica Jewelry News and Southern Jewelry News, Diana discovered that the under reported sub-texts in the jewelry world always intrigue. See Diana’s Bio…

“Gems from the Road” contributor Charles Marks has some big plans for the future, and loves connecting with fellow the fellow JHJ Members he meets on the road. Charles believes in challenging himself to get out of his comfort zone, and he encourages all JHJ members to do the same for themselves, and their businesses. See Charles’ Bio page.


Wes Miller is the president of Training for Results, LLC.  He has been in the training and development industry for nearly three decades, and has overseen customer service initiatives at multiple Las Vegas Strip resorts, and provided consulting services for countless others.  He is the host of the podcast, “Sense-sational Customer Experiences” See Wes’ Bio…

Lee Wiser McIntosh is an award winning jewelry designer, film producer and writer.   Her love of words, pictures and jewelry have found a home at The Jewel Vox.  When not working with designers to hone their collections and websites, and writing for the JHJ Magazine, she is working with stores to reach their customers through email and blogs. See Lee’s Bio…

JHJ’s Sophie Silvert is a Graduate Gemologist from HRD Antwerp, Belgium. Sophie is a French national, raised & educated in France.  Her passion for fashion, inspired by her mother Danièle, a former French fashion stylist and painter led her to her first job at French luxury group Hermès Paris, See Sophie’s Bio…

Rita Lane Wade CEO, Wade Designs and RW Consulting As Co-Owner of Wade Designs Jewelry and Owner of RW Consulting, Rita has been the vision and inspiration behind her husband John for over 20 years. See Rita’s Bio page.