Susie Crump has worked in the fine jewelry industry for over twenty years. Raised between Paris, France, New England, and Northern California, Susie gleaned a tremendous appreciation for fine art and began her career working in the jewelry industry as a National Sales Representative for a jewelry supply wholesaler as a young adult. Susie spent the next five years gaining valuable corporate experience as a jewelry wholesaler representative traveling to major American cities, setting up jewelry shows, selling to and working with jewelry retailers.
She then took advantage of an opportunity to work with an upscale Marin County, California fine jewelry boutique where she continued her career as a fine jeweler, later managing and educating employees for a large corporate jewelry chain.
While working full time Susie continued her education and earned her Graduate Gemologist, GIA and Registered Master Valuer, USF Diplomas. Leveraging her education and retail career experience Susie moved to Florida and started her own business, West Coast Jewelry Consultants LLC., providing independent certified jewelry appraisals and fine jewelry concierge services. In addition to operating her Tampa Bay jewelry consulting and concierge services business Susie also currently teaches Intro and Intermediate Gemology at USF Corporate College .
Susie Crump is a Graduate Gemologist, GIA Alumni Member and a Registered Master Valuer/USF #0061608120