SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Padis has been elected to the Board of Directors for Jewelers of America, the nation's pre-eminent non-profit network of jewelry businesses. Padis' appointment comes after having been an active and engaged member of the prestigious organization for over 40 years.
The Jewelers of America was founded in 1906 by jewelers, for jewelers, with a desire to advance the professionalism and ethics of the jewelry industry. JA members stand as the most trustworthy, informed and professional jewelry businesses within United States. Jewelers of America represents companies from all areas of the jewelry supply chain. Its members include independent jewelry stores, jewelry retail chains, jewelry manufacturers and suppliers, jewelry designers and brands, and service providers to the jewelry industry.
Steve Padis currently owns and operates Padis Jewelry, which has been one of JA's 8000 trusted members since the beginning. All members of JA must adhere to the principles of the Responsible Jewellery Council, which Jewelers of America cofounded in 2005. The principles apply to the most important concerns of ethical practices, social and human rights practices, and environmental practices.
"I am honored to have been elected, and look forward to continuing to promote these crucial principles," said Padis. "There's nothing more important than trust in the jewelry trade, and Jewelers of America assists jewelers nationwide in creating standards of trust for our clients."
Padis Jewelry has three locations in San Francisco and one location in Napa County on Main Street in St. Helena. Padis and his wife founded the company in 1974 and are proud to have earned a reputation as one of the finest jewelers in San Francisco, serving generations of clients for their most precious moments in life, from engagement to anniversary to milestone gifts.
In addition to his role on the Jewelers of America board, Padis also serves on the Forevermark Leadership Council as well as on the board at e-commerce powerhouse, Ritani. Padis Jewelry maintains top-tier relationships with the most sought-after designers in the trade: Gabriel & Co., Verragio, Scott Kay, Memoire, and is a Tacori Platinum Partner.
Padis was one of five new Directors named to the JA Board, and was named simultaneously as the new Chairman of the Board for Jewelers of America, John Henne.
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ABOUT PADIS JEWELRY:
As San Francisco's most trusted family jeweler, Padis Jewelry offers an unparalleled level of customer service and an outstanding selection of the highest quality diamonds, designer wedding bands, diamond engagement rings, fine designer jewelry and luxury timepieces. Padis Jewelry has been helping clients mark the moments of special occasions and milestone events for over 40 years, and prides themselves on personalized service and exceptional value.
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