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Gem Legacy Adds New Advisory Board Member

Jan 23, 2020 4:49 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... Craig Danforth will join the advisory board of Gem Legacy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting African colored-gemstone mining communities.

Danforth, the vice president of client solutions for Jewelers Mutual Group, has more than 25 years of experience in training, sales, marketing and finance, Gem Legacy said Tuesday. He is also on the board of directors for the Women’s Jewelry Association.

“We’ve asked Craig to join us because his varied experiences and deep understanding of the many aspects of our industry make him a priceless asset to our mission,” said Gem Legacy executive director Roger Dery.

Gem Legacy’s advisory board guides Dery on communications, public relations and initiative planning. Other members of the advisory board are Chris Clover of Field’s Jewelers; writer Peggy Jo Donahue; Ben Smithee of The Smithee Group; and Monica Stephenson of Anza Gems and Idazzle.

Image: Craig Danforth. (Gem Legacy)
Tags: Ben Smithee, Chris Clover, Craig Danforth, Gem Legacy, Jewelers Mutual Group, Monica Stephenson, Peggy Jo Donahue, Rapaport News, Roger Dery, Women’s Jewelry Association
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