Jim is the driving force behind Summa Jewelers. With 45 years of experience with jewelry and precious stones, 35 years as the proprietor of his own business, Jim brings a unique blend of knowledge, experience and the love of precious stones and jewelry to bear.
He has never rested on his laurels, always eager to grow and learn. Jim completed the GIA Diamond Course in March of 1980 as well as the GIA Colored Stone Course in August of the same year, thus qualifying him as a GIA Graduate Gemologist. He worked to become an AGS Registered Jeweler in November of 2004, an AGS Certified Gemologist in January of 2006 and an AGS Certified Gemologist Appraiser in December of 2010.