Gary Ptak, owner of the fine jewelry manufacturing firm Gary Ptak, LLC, has received the “Rising Stars-Westchester’s 40 under 40” award presented by the Business Council of Westchester. The award will be presented before the Board of Directors, corporate sponsors, and the Westchester business community on June 8 at the MasterCard International Headquarters in Purchase, N.Y.
The “40 under 40” award is based upon extraordinary professional and entrepreneurial accomplishments, leadership qualities, and contributions to the community achieved by recipients before reaching the age of 40.
Ptak, a 15 year veteran of the fine jewelry manufacturing industry, represents the new age of his family’s 60 year tradition in the trade. Following many years in the Diamond District of New York City, the company opened its doors in Westchester in 2004. The company is recognized for fresh creativity and designs of classic elegance and is committed to high standards and raising the bar within the industry. All pieces are made in the USA.
Ptak is a graduate of Tulane University and has earned a graduate degree in Gemology from the Gemological Institute of America. Gary Ptak, LLC, is an active member of the Jewelers Board of Trade and Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America.