Oz HefnerOwner and Jeweler Extraordinaire
Oz has been a jeweler for 44 years and has been in business for almost 37 years. He is certified through GIA in studies of Gold and Precious Metals and Diamond Grading through Gem School America. Oz is also a certified laser specialist, being the 4th jewelry store in North Carolina to complete repair work with laser technology. Not only does Oz stay busy with jewelry repair, he is also the President of the North Carolina Jewelers Association.
Fun fact: Oz is ordained and has officiated two weddings in the store… so far!
Brenda is the backbone of the operation here at Oz’s Jewelers. When asked what she does, she replied, “everything Oz doesn’t.” She can make magic happen!
Fun fact: she has been to every state but Kansas!
Melissa HaynesBusiness Manager
Melissa keeps the Oz’s team organized and running smoothly! She comes to us with a degree from UNC and 20 years management experience. Melissa has worked part-time at Oz’s Jewelers since 2012 and join the team full-time in 2019.
Fun fact: Melissa is very addicted to the Zillow real estate website.
Contact her: firstname.lastname@example.org
EmilyAnn GraudinSales and Marketing
EmilyAnn has been a member of the Oz’s Jewelers team since August 2018 and is fully responsible for all insane Instagram stories. She comes to us with degree in marketing and loves anything with sapphires.
Fun fact: EmilyAnn has an office supply obsession that keeps Office Depot in business.
Contact her: email@example.com
Karen AbernathySales Associate
Karen has been in the jewelry industry for over 25 years and with Oz’s Jewelers 3 years. She truly loves connecting with her customers and loves the excitement jewelry brings people.
Fun fact: Karen once proposed for a nervous young man to his girlfriend in the jewelry store… and she said yes!
Karen works with us on Saturdays
Sarah SharpeSales Associate
Sarah works with us when she is home from college. She is a junior at South Carolina University studying communications.
Kathy Cloninger-LowmanSales Associate
Kathy is a newer member of the Oz’s Jewelers team. She retired from Catawba County Schools and now enjoys spending time with her kids and grand-kids!
Fun fact: Kathy once snuck into the Grove Park Inn to meet Patrick Swayze… her and her friends made it all the way to the pent-house suite before getting caught!
Kathy works with us part-time through out the week.
Linda McKinneySales Associate
Linda is the newest member of the Oz’s Jewelers team and comes to us with several years of jewelry experience.
Linda works with us part-time through out the week