Our Staff

Tidewater Diamond in Chesapeake has a professional staff with over 100 years combined experience in the jewelry industry.  GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Accredited Jewelry Professional and Owner, Ryan Mitchell has extensive training with the leading diamond and jewelry educators in the United States.  Celeste Hiller is an antique and estate jewelry expert with a large collection of unique one-of-a-kind jewelry of her own. Barbara Ambrozewski has 25 years experience in sales, is a graduate of St. Leo’s University. Carl Sutton has extensive experience with over 28 years of being in the business as a Bench Jeweler and his work is unmatched. Michael Santini has years of sales and marketing under his belt. Michael helps run the day to day operations, runs the businesses social media accounts, and website.

Tidewater Diamond Fine Jewelers Staff


Ryan Mitchell GD

Celeste Hiller
Antique & Estate

Michael Santini DC,CGSC,CSSP
Marketing and Sales

Carl Sutton DC
Professional Bench Jeweler

Barbara Ambrozewski DC
Sales Associate

DC – Diamond Certified through DCA
CGSC – Colored Gemstone Certified Through DCA
CSSP – Certified Senior Sales Professional Through JA
GD – Graduated Diamonds Diploma Through GIA