The Jewelers Board of Trade, the Warwick, R.I.–based organization that offers credit, collection, and marketing support for the industry, has elected new board members and officers.
The board elected Richard Weisenfeld of Pranda North America Inc. in Cranston, R.I., as its chairman.
Other newly elected officers:
First Vice Chairman: Todd Wolleman, Leo Wolleman Inc., New York City
Second Vice Chairman: Michael L. Kaplan, Rocket Jewelry Box Inc., Bronx, N.Y.
President: Dione D. Kenyon
Secretary: Brenda M. Pimentel
Treasurer: Alisa D. Dumond
Newly elected to the board for a two-year term:
Danielle Ingwer Cohen, Leo Ingwer Inc., New York City
Jared Ashland, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co., Neenah, Wis.
Re-elected to the board for a two-year term:
Phyllis Bergman, Mercury Ring, New York City
Brian D. Fleming, Carla Corp., East Providence, R.I.
Kevin Green, Seiko Corp. of America, Mahwah, N.J.
Michael L. Kaplan, Rocket Jewelry Box Inc., Bronx, N.Y.
Richard Katz, Samuel Aaron Inc., Long Island City, N.Y.
Richard LeStage, LeStage Manufacturing Co., Attleboro Falls, Mass.
Avi Raz, A&Z Pearls Inc., Los Angeles
Pinny Rubin, Quality Gold Inc., Fairfield, Ohio