Stacey Sears of Holland Jewelers in Apex,
“I am honored and pleased to have the opportunity to lead the North Carolina Jewelers Association,” said Sears. “There are many exciting challenges ahead of us and I look forward to working with the membership to lead our industry by assisting legislative initiatives, creating strategic alliances and implementing additional member benefits.
Joining Sears as officers of the board include 1st Vice President Tracey Love - Love’s Jewelry of Brevard, 2nd Vice President Lora Wright - Southern Jewelers of Sanford and 3rd Vice President Brad Padgett - Bradley’s Jewelers of Jacksonville. Ashley Green – Green’s Jewelers of Roxboro and Bill Warren – The Gold Mine of Hudson, were elected to serve three-year terms as directors.
The annual meeting during which they were elected was held in conjunction with the 2010 NCJA/SCJA Annual Convention. NCJA and SCJA hosted 100 attendees for educational seminars, the Bulova Golf Tournament and roundtable discussions.
In addition to the festivities, attendees helped raise $3,800 for Victory Junction. Victory Junction is a camp for children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses in