Dabakarov has hired F. Mark Funk as its first vice-president of sales, and he has, in turn, hired a sales team for the jewelry brand.
Funk has previously worked at Spinning Jewelry, ELLE Jewelry, and Fantasy Diamond Corp.
Among the new salespeople for the brand’s territories: Sidney Blase has become the southeastern account executive; Henry Schilt is taking on the Mid-Atlantic region; Michael Cagliostro will handle the New England area; Bill Gruttemeyer will represent the West Coast. The Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana region will be repped by Jay Lipinsky and Jeff Glassman. They join Mark Meier, who has been the account executive in the Midwest region since 2013.