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CJA Board

Rodger Kadet - President

Rodger Kadet Ltd.


Rodger Kadet Ltd. is a private jeweler along with being a graduate gemologist who specializes in custom made jewelry along with dealing in fine jewelry, watches, repairs, and appraisals. Rodger has been in the industry for over 40 years. He was previously with his families business (Rogers & Hollands Jewelers) where he served as one of the Vice Presidents along with being the head diamond buyer. Rodger has worked in all aspects of the trade along with creating JRS (Jewelry Replacement Services) a division who works with insurance companies with helping them replace their clients jewelry from losses.

Denise Hartman - Secretary

N Green & Son


N Green & Son deals in modern and vintage watches, along with fine and rare timepieces and estate jewelry. Some of the watches and jewelry that they deal with are Rolex, Cartier, Patek Phillipe, Audermars, Breitling, Tiffany & Company, Van Cleef and Arpels, etc.

Laurence E. Hyman, CPCU, CLU, ChFC

The Lubin-Bergman Organization, Inc
Libsco Financial, LLC

5 Revere Drive, #370

Northbrook, IL 60062


847-763-5323 direct

847-559-8400 fax

The Lubin-Bergman Organization, Inc. is a full service Insurance agency serving people and industry since 1923. We provide all types of insurance, both personal and commercial, with a niche in the Jewelry Industry.

Veronica Cardenas

Cardenas Asset Management

1335 S. Prairie, #407

Chicago, IL 60605


Howard Frum - Vice President

Howard Frum Jewelers

5 S. Wabash Ave.  Ste. 814

Chicago, IL 60603


Specializing in high-end wristwatches & diamonds

Michael Helfer - Treasurer

Gregg Helfer Ltd. - Private Jeweler

5 S. Wabash, #1706

Chicago, IL 60603


Specializing in one of a kind custom diamond engagement rings and jewelry. Gregg Helfer, Ltd. is a full service private jeweler located in Chicago's Jeweler's Row. Whether you are shopping for diamond stud earrings, tennis bracelets, pendants or any fine diamond jewelry, we offer private no pressure consultations and offer the finest quality jewelry and GIA certified diamonds.

Kathy Kadet - Entertainment

It's More Than A Dream Productions, LTD.


For over three decades, Kathy Kadet Founder/President of It's More Than a Dream Productions LTD. has been creating exciting corporate and private events! Her jeweled background stems from her role for over 30 years as Vice President of Marketing and Advertising for Rogers and Hollands Jewelers. Where she ran their in-house agency. Her various roles in the company also, included planning all meetings and events for up to 600 people. Her passion for this part of her job led her to branching out and forming her own company in Lombard Illinois. Where her client list includes: The Chicago Blackhawks, Republic Bank of Chicago, Ingalls Hospital and JPA Health Communications of Washington D.C. to name a few.

Myriam Tashey


Gemological Laboratory issuing reports for diamonds, color gemstones, and appraisals on personal property. Expert gemologist issuing reports of quality on diamonds and color gemstones. Appraisals on jewelry for insurance and estate purposes. Educational courses on diamonds and color gemstones.

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