Christopher "Kit" Heffern, CGA, GG

Kit Heffern is President of Elleard Heffern Fine Jewelers and the grandson of company founder, Samuel Heffern. Mr. Heffern is an American Gem Society Certified Gemologist Appraiser, which represents the highest level of expertise in the industry, and a member of the American Gem Society (AGS). He also is a Graduate Gemologist with the Gemologist Institute of America (GIA).

kit@heffern.com

Anne M. Pokoski, CGA, Gemologist

Anne Pokoski is a Sales Associate and Gemologist-Appraiser. She is a member of the American Gem Society (AGS) and an AGS Certified Gemologist Appraiser, which represents the highest level of expertise in the industry. She holds a Gemologist Diploma from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).

annep@heffern.com

Ann Cordonnier

As Director of Sales for Elleard Heffern, Ann Cordonnier assists with sales training and buying decisions. Ms. Cordonnier joined the company in 2000, and was a leading sales associate before becoming Director of Sales. She has over 15 years of additional sales experience. Ms. Cordonnier is active in the March of Dimes and has been involved with the Saint Louis Zoo Friends Association.

ann@heffern.com

Melinda K. Niemann, CGA, GG

Melinda Niemann is a Gemologist-Appraiser. She is a member of the American Gem Society (AGS) and is an AGS Certified Gemologist Appraiser, which represents the highest level of expertise in the industry. She is also a Graduate Gemologist with the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). Melinda is Elleard Heffern's lead appraiser and has more than 25 years of experience in the fine jewelry industry.

melinda@heffern.com

Linda Hall

Linda Hall joined Elleard Heffern in 2016 as a sales consultant, following an extensive career in the luxury retail business.  She served as store director with Tiffany & Co. in St. Louis and previously was general manager of the Oakbrook, Illinois Saks Fifth Avenue store.  Mrs. Hall has been recognized as a distinguished community contributor by both the St. Louis Business Journal in their 2011 “Most Influential Businesswomen in St. Louis” list and the University Missouri – St. Louis with its Athena Award for distinguished alumni who contribute to the St. Louis community.

linda@heffern.com