• Wednesday May 4th 6pm-11pm

    Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball 2016

    Cocktails, Dining and Dancing with a live DJ
    Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, 23rd Street and the Hudson River

    Tickets & Sponsorships Charities

FAME Award Fashion Accessories Merchandising Excellence

2016 Winner


Accessories and Jewelry Team


  • Amy KocourekExecutive Vice President / GMM, Juniors, Children’s Accessories
  • Mike LineVice President / DMM, Jewelry and Accessories
  • Lisa GeardinoVice President / Product Development – Center Core & Footwear
  • Shirley Daniel GentryDirector / Product Development – Center Core
  • Joe DesJeanBuyer/Watches
  • Theresa CarusoBuyer/Bridge Jewelry
  • Natalie DearholtBuyer/Fashion Jewelry
  • Julie GerdsSenior Buyer/Hosiery, Legwear
  • Megan SeitzSenior Buyer/Handbags
  • Shayna MalaneyBuyer/Fashion Accessories
  • Bethany JonesSenior Product Manager
  • India TaylorProduct Manager
  • Maegen Kusecek Product Manager
  • Sarah Hagland DMM
  • Jenny Schilling Merchandise Planner
  • Julia Malske Merchandise Planner
  • Susan Yttri Merchandise Planner
  • Missy Kliczak Merchandise Planner
  • Sara Smits Merchandise Planner
  • Sarah Peterson Merchandise Planner
  • Maggie KonopSenior Buyer/Fine Jewelry
  • Ben Malnar DPM

Accessories Team: Krista P0lacek, Holly Hetzel, and Sonia Pautz
Jewelry Team: Nikki Collier, Alexandra Anderson, and Chelsea Stecker

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FABB Achievement Award

2016 Winner


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Accessories Magazine’s

Merchants Hall of FAME

  • DAVID NERIEVP/GMM Center Core, Belk
  • DAVID LAWSVP/GMM Center Core, Hudson’s Bay/Lord & Taylor
  • LORI MARTENVP/DMM Accessories and At Home, Nordstrom
  • TERI GAKOSVP/DMM Center Core, Saks Off Fifth
  • JACQUELYNE MADDOXDVP Jewelry & Gifts, Francesca’s
  • JOHN RUGGIERIVP/DMM Accessories, Charming Charlie
  • CHRISTINE MERRICKVP/DMM Ladies’ Shoes & Handbags, Lord & Taylor
  • KRISTY LUERKENSDMM Jewelry, Von Maur
  • MEGAN SEITZSenior Buyer, Handbags, Kohl’s
  • JOAN VELASCO-PINEDASenior Buyer Fashion Jewelry, JCPenney
  • KATIE SHIELDSBuyer, Handbags &small Purse Accessories Boscov’s Department Store
  • PATTI HALLBuyer, Handbags, Footwear & Legwear, Gordmans
  • ANNA THOMPSON-SEXEBuyer, Fashion Jewelry, Target
  • NANETTE SAHABuyer Fine Jewelry, Stage Stores
  • KATIE HUFFNAGLEBuyer, Jewelry, Burlington Stores
  • JEANIE NGUYENBuyer, Ladies Socks & Hosiery, Backpacks, Sunglasses, Watches and Gifts, Kroger/Fred Meyer

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