Tidewater Diamond in Chesapeake has a professional staff with over 100 years combined experience in the jewelry industry.  Owners Ryan Mitchell and Scott Donnelly come together with previous success in their own jewelry companies before joining teams and forming Tidewater Diamond Fine Jewelers.  GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Accredited Jewelry Professional, Ryan Mitchell has extensive training with the leading diamond and jewelry educators in the United States.  Celeste Hiller is a antique and estate jewelry expert with a large collection of unique one-of-a-kind jewelry of her own.  Manager Shannon Klar is a GIA Accredited Jewelry Professional and Firearms certified.  Alan Wiley has experience running his own jewelry business as well as several years in customer service and sales.  Madison Rose Whitman is a GIA Graduate Gemologist, Graduate Pearls certificate holder, Accredited Jewelry Professional, custom designer, and fine jewelry appraiser.  Courtney Black is a certified Bench Jeweler of 10 years, concentrating in repair work.  She takes great pride in the art and history of each piece on her bench.  Barbara Ambrozewski has 25 years experience in sales, is a graduate of St. Leo’s University, and has a Diamond Council of America certification.  Fareedah Pader is our in-store and online sales coordinator, working on eBay and other online sources to sell our more unique items.  She also handles all of our IT, shipping, and admin tasks, all while offering excellent sales and customer service experiences to our valued clientele.  See our eBay items HERE.

Tidewater Diamond Fine Jewelers Staff

Staff GIA Alumni Association logoRyan Mitchell – Owner Email Ryan

Scott Donnelly – Owner Email Scott

Celeste Hiller – Antique & Estate Jewelry Consultant

Shannon Klar – Store Manager, GIA Accredited Jewelry Professional

Patrisha Corleto  –  GIA Graduate Gemologist

Courtney Black  –  Certified Bench Jeweler

Barbara Ambrozewski – DCA, Sales Associate

Fareedah Pader –  Sales Associate

Madeline Joseph – Sales Associate

Alan Wiley – Precious Metals Buyer

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