Andrew Z is a 2nd generation jeweler with over 30 years of jewelry store ownership experience, industry credentials, and a friendly personality. He is an IJO Master Jeweler, a graduate of the prestigious Gemological Institute of America, as well as a graduate, Professional Engineer. Over the past 20 years Andrew has attended many seminars and classes ranging from quartz watch repair to diamond cutting discussions with the world-renowned diamond cutter Mr. Gabi Tolkowsky. In 2004, Andrew moved to Anthem, AZ where he and his wife Beth opened as a by appointment only jewelry service. In 2005, they opened the storefront where we still operate today! Andrew has a Gemological Institute of America certificate in Graduate Diamonds, Graduate Colored Stone Grading, Graduate Gem Identification and Graduate Colored Stones. He was voted Anthem Area Chamber Business Person of the Year in 2010 and was also a founding member! Andrew’s favorite stone is Blue Sapphire and Beth’s is Pink Tourmaline!
Scott grew up watching his father and grandfather as a child. After graduating with his bachelor’s degree in business administration, he moved to Arizona and began working alongside his mom and dad, learning from his father how to be a great jeweler. In 2019, he and his wife Jessi took ownership of the store where they are taking what they learned from Andrew and continuing to help the Anthem community. Scott has certificates from the Gemological Institute of America in Diamond Essentials and Diamonds and Diamond Grading. He was named Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year in 2019 and the Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Community Service Award in 2013. Scott’s favorite stone is a Diamond of course!
After graduating from college with her bachelor’s in business marketing, Jessi moved to Arizona from New Jersey with Scott and focused on their growing family while working for a large corporation. In late 2019, Jessi decided to leave the corporate world and join the in-store team full-time. She loves to interact with customers and be a part of the day-to-day Andrew Z operations. Jessi's favorite stone is a diamond with pink tourmaline in close second because it reminds her how lucky she is to have two beautiful daughters!
Stephanie moved from California to Anthem, AZ in 2012 and quickly became a part of the Andrew Z family. As the store manager she is incredibly knowledgeable in all aspects of the jewelry. Stephanie has earned a certificate from the Gemological Institute of America in Diamond Essentials and is currently pursuing her Diamonds and Diamond Grading certification. Stephanie loves working on custom designs and helping customers create pieces they will love and wear forever. Stephanie’s favorite stone is a Morganite!
Hannah joined the Andrew Z family part time in 2018 while she was still in high school. She feels as though her experience working at Andrew Z was invaluable as it allowed her to select her current major. She is now pursuing her bachelor’s degree in business management and Spanish at a local university and she is so happy to be able to continue working at Andrew Z while furthering her education. Hannah’s favorite stone is Emerald!
Rachel began working at Andrew Z’s in her senior year of high school, taking her older sister Hannah’s responsibilities after she left for college. She just recently graduated with the class of 2020 and will be leaving for college to pursue her degree. She does plan on coming back to help out in the store on her school breaks so it will be a treat to see her at Andrew Z’s in the future! Rachel’s favorite stone is Opal!
Roger has been a jeweler for 37 years and has been working with the Andrew Z team for over a decade. He moved from Ohio to Arizona in 1983 and has been working with jewelry ever since. His favorite thing to do is create custom pieces from the ground up turning someone else’s idea into reality. Roger is the person to thank when a piece of jewelry is repaired in our shop! His favorite stone is a Diamond!