Press Release 2019-1-21
Hoover & Strong announces new hires and promotions
January 21, 2019
Danforth (Dani) Cutler has taken on the role of Customer Service and Marketing Manager at Hoover & Strong in Richmond, Virginia. Dani is a Richmond native and the daughter of Torrance Hoover, President of Hoover & Strong.
After graduating from the College of William & Mary, Dani spent two years in Hoover & Strong’s management training program. She left the family business and went on to earn a master’s degree in brand management from Virginia Commonwealth University, graduating as Valedictorian. From there, Dani worked as a digital marketing specialist for Volkswagen of America and as a Senior Brand Strategist for Joe Smith, a brand strategy firm, where her clients included Pratt & Whitney and Friesland Campina. Dani will focus on growing business through top-notch customer service and impactful marketing efforts.
Torrance Hoover, JR. (TD) has been promoted to Jewelry Supervisor for Casting & Toolroom at Hoover & Strong. TD is from Richmond VA and graduated from Virginia Military Institute with a degree in Economics. After serving as an inside sales rep at Snagajob in Richmond, Virginia, TD joined Hoover & Strong in 2016 and worked through Hoover & Strong’s management training program. TD currently oversees the Casting and Toolroom departments in the Jewelry division where his primary focus is increasing production output while making it more efficient with technological improvements.
Marcin Piszczatowski has been promoted to Jewelry Supervisor for Bands and Findings at Hoover & Strong. Marcin received a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in machine building. Marcin began working in the jewelry district in New York City. After 9 years in New York, Marcin moved to Richmond, VA in 2011 to start his career with Hoover and Strong as Bands Manager. In his new role, Marcin oversees the bands and findings departments in the Jewelry division.
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Christin Mills, Marketing Manager at Hoover & Strong, firstname.lastname@example.org, 804-794-3700, ext. 172
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Hoover & Strong is the leading precious metals manufacturer of environmentally and socially responsible jewelry products. Their Harmony line of 100% recycled precious metals includes over 30,000 recycled gold, silver, platinum and palladium jewelry products, all made in the USA. They also offer contract casting, diamond setting, assembly, finishing and eco-friendly refining services.
Hoover & Strong – Your Responsible and Ethical Source
2008 - Hoover & Strong became the first jewelry manufacturer to produce all of their 30,000 mill and findings products with 100% recycled Harmony gold, platinum, palladium and silver.
2009 - Hoover & Strong became the first manufacturer to be independently third-party certified by SCS Global Services for the recycled content of its Harmony products.
2010 - Hoover & Strong began offering Harmony recycled diamonds and responsibly-sourced Canadian diamonds.
2012 - Hoover & Strong’s refinery received the Responsible Source Certification from SCS Global Services. With 80% less chemical usage and zero waste-water discharge, the refinery is the greenest in the world.
2013 - Hoover & Strong was the first U.S. jewelry manufacturer to bring certified Fairmined gold and silver to America’s jewelry market.
2014 - Hoover & Strong introduced their online Harmony Diamond Auctions, allowing diamond buyers and sellers an easy-to-use, cutting-edge platform for buying and selling recycled diamonds.
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