Southern California Club Honors Donna Baker

On Oct. 6, the Jewelers 24 Karat Club of Southern California honored GIA president and CEO Donna Baker at the Montage Resort in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Baker received the club’s “Excellence in Service Award.”


Donna Baker (photo courtesy of Luxury Brand Group)

“This year’s recipient exemplifies the finest qualities of integrity, leadership, and excellence, and serves as a role model for not only our entire industry, but other communities as well, locally and abroad,” said Frank Proctor, president of the Jewelers 24 Karat Club of Southern California, in a statement. “We are proud and honored to add Donna to our distinguished list of recipients. Her touching acceptance speech was an inspiration to all of us in the jewelry industry.”

The event was co-sponsored by GIA and Stuller.