Lisa Bridge, CEO of Ben Bridge Jewelers, will function president at the board of administrators of the American Gem Society (AGS) for a one-year time period. Bridge, who has had a niche on AGS’s board for the beyond 10 years, become introduced as the top for the 2022 to 2023 time period on the organization’s annual Conclave in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, closing week. She will be triumphant Michael Richards of Underwood Jewelers, who finished his stint.
Alexis Padis, president of Padis Jewelry, will take over as president-elect, whilst Bryan Moeller, supervisor of R.F. Moeller Jeweler, has end up secretary and chair of the gemological technology committee.
Other contributors of the govt committee introduced on the Conclave encompass William Farmer, Jr., as senior adviser; Larry Rickert as treasurer and chair for the finance, audit and felony committee; and John Carter as chair of the AGS laboratories advisory committee.
Joining the board for the primary time are Maria Brown of Exclusively Diamonds, Jamie Luce of Jewelers Mutual Group, Kevin Mays of John Mays Jewelers and Denise Richards of Underwood Jewelers. Meanwhile, Marc Altman of B & E Jewelers, Scott Murphy of Jewelers Mutual Group, Sarah Nanasi Russell of NEI Group and Scott Udell of Two through London are exiting.