The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) is pleased to announce that Deborah J. Finleon, GIA GG, Certified Master Appraiser, was named as Associate Director, Chair of Education.
Ms. Finleon was lead editor of the newly revised NAJA Home Study Appraisal Course that was unveiled to the membership at the 44th ACE© It Mid-Year Conference held in Washington, D. C., on August 8 – 11. Her primary responsibility will be to update and keep current the Home Study Course and oversee the development of the online appraisal course. Secondary responsibilities will be to assist NAJA Executive Director Gail Brett Levine in course development, conference proceedings and other administrative functions.
Finleon has over fourteen years experience in the jewelry industry, ranging from design to retail to appraising. Her work in the appraisal field spans countless assignments for both retail and private clients, as well as attorneys, estates and consulting. Her company, DJF Appraisal Services was founded in 2010. Finleon is one of four Certified Master Appraisers (C.M.A.) in NAJA; the achieved title of C.M.A. is the highest designation within NAJA.
The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers is the largest membership association specializing exclusively in gem and jewelry appraising and related appraisal issues. It offers education and networking opportunities with knowledgeable appraisal professionals. For further information, contact Gail Brett Levine, GG, Executive Director, The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, at 718-896-1536, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.NAJAappraisers.com.