(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America (MJSA) welcomed a new chairman and elected several new members to the Board of Directors at its 105th annual meeting on Dec. 8, 2008.
Richard Powers of Stern-Leach Co. moved up from First Vice Chairman to Chairman, replacing Alan Bell of The Bell Group. Joining Powers in new leadership positions were First Vice Chair David Meleski of Richline Group and Second Vice Chair Edward DeCristofaro of LDC, Inc. Michael Toback of Myron Toback, Inc. entered the officer ranks as secretary. Michael Salvadore, Jr. of Salvadore Auctions & Appraisals, Inc. remains treasurer.
Newly elected Directors were Stuart Cathey of Stuart Cathey Jewelry, Timothy Dinneny of Bank of Nova Scotia, and David Pillow of Zale Corp. Re-elected to the board were Stuart Lee of Sterling Jewelers, Inc. and Paul Nordt of J.C. Nordt Co., Inc.
For a complete list of MJSA’s officers and board of directors, visit mjsa.org.
Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America’s (MJSA) mission is to provide the resources and support necessary for U.S.-based jewelry designers, manufacturers, and suppliers to compete successfully. For more information on the association, visit mjsa.org.