DARELL & PAT MARTIN
Darell and Pat, the Founders and Owners of Martin Jewelry, are the heart and sole of the Martin Jewelry franchise. They purchased their first jewelry store in Nebraska City, NE. in 1980. Prior to purchasing their first jewelry store, Pat worked at a local bank and Darell was a Barber.
Brad started his jewelry career in 1980 working for his parents at the Nebraska City, NE. location. Brad is a Certified Gemologist which he obtained from Paris Junior College. He has been active in the jewelry industry for many years and specializes in jewelry appraisals. Brad and Denise have three wonderful children: Kendall, Kodee, and Mattea.
Denise Martin began working in the jewelry industry back in 1989. Obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and multiple certifications in various software and leadership classes, her main focus is working behind the scenes handling accounting, human resources and developing efficient processes.
Kendall is the next generation Martin to step into the family business. Kendall does most of the I.T. work at Martin Jewelry along with being a sales associate. He is currently attending the University of Omaha to earn a degree in Special Education Teaching and Coaching. He plans on working in the store and keeping up with the family tradition along with getting into the coaching.
MATTEA MARTINCEO IN TRAINING
Mattea is the youngest of the Martin Family to jump into the jewelry business. Her main duties include gift wrapping, cleaning cases, sales and looking cute. Mattea has several years of retail experience by working at a firework tent every summer. She is a very unique little girl in a family of all boys. Stop in and say "Hi" to Daddy's little princess!
JARVEN WARRENDESIGNER & GOLDSMITH
Jarven is the head Goldsmith and Custom Designer here at Martin Jewelry. He started in the jewelry industry 43 years ago worked for Hostetters Jewelry for 18 years prior to Martin Jewelry. Jarven loves what he does and enjoys interacting with all the wonderful customers here at Martin Jewelry.
LORI LEWISSALES ASSOCIATE, GOLDSMITH
Lori has been helping the community in Nebraska City, NE with their jewelry needs for 25 years. Advancing her career by becoming a Goldsmith, Lori puts a lot of craftsmanship into sizing rings, setting stones and the other various jewelry repairs that the store offers. Training under two different Master Jewelers to learn the trades of jewelry repair, she has been providing in house jewelry repair at Martin Jewelry in Nebraska City for over 20 years.
ALLI BERRYSALES AND DESIGN
Alli was born and raised here in Omaha, NE. She worked as a sales associate for Hostetter’s Jewelry before it became Martin Jewelry. She has been in the industry for many years and specializes in re-stringing pearls and designing jewelry. Alli enjoys working in the jewelry industry and loves having good relationships with each and every customer she encounters. Being from Nebraska, Alli is a colossal Husker Football fan and loves spending time with her family.
JARROD FRICKENSCHMIDTSALES ASSOCIATE
Jarrod spent four years in the Marines and just recently moved to Omaha to attend the Univesity of Omaha. Jarrod is our watch "Guru".
AMY JO KERSTENGIA Certified Diamond professional
Amy Jo joined Martin Jewelers in 2017 after years of service to 14 Karat jewelers and looking @ the Martin Jewelry Vision of a more modernized approach to representing fine jewelry to the public... A native of Nebraska, Amy Jo finds joy in serving the community she loves and has a passion for designing jewelry for her customers, striving to create the perfect piece that will capture their unique personality. She is also passionate about teaching her customers the value each piece of jewelry will bring and developing relationships with everyone who comes into the store.