Hearts On Fire Announces Retailer Award Winners

Hearts On Fire announced its outstanding retailers at the 15th annual Hearts On Fire University held Sept. 18-21 in Las Vegas.

The winners are recognized for excelling at selling and promoting the Hearts On Fire brand.

2011 Retailer of the Year

  • Lucido Jewelers, Sterling Heights, Mich.

2011 Rookie Retailer of the Year

  • House of Fraser, New South Wales, Australia

Regional Retailers of the Year

  • Northeast: Michael C. Fina, New York, N.Y.
  • Southern: Schiffman’s Jewelers, Greensboro, N.C.
  • Western: CH Premier Fine Jewelry, Santa Clara, Calif.
  • Midwest: Lucido Fine Jewelry, Sterling Heights, Mich.
  • International: Majesty Jewelers, St. Maarten, U.S. Virgin Islands

Hall of Fame Winners

Hall of Fame award winners have sold and promoted the brand for five or more years.

  • Knar Jewellery, Toronto, Canada
  • Leo Hamel Fine Jewelry, San Diego, Calif.
  • Mountz Jewelers, Harrisburg, Pa.
  • Cornell’s Jewelers, Rochester, N.Y.
  • Alters Fine Jewelry, Beaumont, Texas

Champions of the Year

The top 4 Hearts On Fire sales professionals in the world.

  • Steve Balani, Nobles Jewelers, Aruba
  • Max Kumar, Nobles Jewelers, Aruba
  • Teri Ramirez, Leo Hamel Jewelers, San Diego, Calif.
  • Lucinda Unger, Lewis Jewelers, Ann Arbor, Mich.