Owner, Gleim Jewelers

Diamond Mining and Conflict Diamonds in Africa

Gleim the Jeweler, President

American Gem Society
Member – Board of Directors
Co-Chair – Strategic Planning Committee, 2001-2003
President – 1993-1995
Secretary of International Admissions Board – 1996 – present
Winner – Robert M. Shipley Award, 1999

Northern California Guild, American Gem Society
President – 1986-1987

Jewelers of America
Board member – 2002-present
Member Executive Committee – 2004-present

Jewelers Education Foundation of American Gem Society
President – 1989-1993
Governor – 1986-present

Past board member of:
Jewelers Vigilance Committee
Jewelry Industry Council

Jewelers Research Group
Member since 1975
Chairperson, 1992-1993 and 2005-2006

Women’s Jewelry Association of Northern California – on founding board
Award of Excellence in retailing, Women’s Jewelry Association, 1987

National Jeweler Retail Hall of Fame winner, 2006

Peninsula Executive Association – Member since 1979, President 1996-1997
Winner, Executive of the Year, Peninsula Executive Association, 1998
Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce, Board Chair 2000-2001
Palo Alto University Rotary Club – member since 1988, President 1996-1997
Palo Alto Historical Association – Board member, 2000 to present
Advisory Board member of Palo Alto Downtown Business and Professional District
Winner – Athena Award from Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce, 2007

Born in Palo Alto
Attended Castilleja School, Foothill Jr. College
Certified Gemologist degree from the American Gem Society
Graduate Gemologist, Gemological Institute of America
Married in 2000, husband George Schumann

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