Kathie has a degree in business with a minor in commercial art. She has recently retired from 14 years as an adult Ed Jewelry instructor. Her previous jobs before she came to Apex in 2004 was in the jewelry inventory department and sales at Fortunoff’s, where she was often scheduled as a hands on fashion show jewelry coordinator. She has also managed 2 Lord and Taylor, and Saks 5th Ave Jewelry departments. After taking a break having a family, Kathie now manages/insurance specialist for Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation in Paramus NJ since 2004. She also had her own ETSY shop that featured her jewelry creations. Her jewelry has won numerous awards, and has been featured in several magazines. Kathie finds her weekends traveling, participating in fundraisers and enjoying concerts. She is also an active member of the RBA, NY. She loves being outside, swimming boating and canoeing, as well as planning for her next jewelry design.