Alexys Garrepy graduated from University of Rhode Island with a bachelor’s degree in Textiles, Merchandise and Design. (more…)
Jennifer joined LDC in 2007 in Product Development. A department that started as a single employee has grown to now several departments including Design, Import Coordinating, and Sourcing. Jen contributes in all aspects of the business including Product Development, Sales, Marketing, Management and Strategic Planning, playing a key role in LDC’s continued growth and success.
Jennifer started her career in apparel manufacturing at Cherry Tree Products in Providence before working in Technical Design for Foxcroft Sportswear in Fall River, MA until 2007. This manufacturing experience along with a strong interest in Jewelry and Design enabled Jennifer to shift careers and move to LDC.
The University of Rhode Island inducted Jen into their Wall of Fame of Successful Alumni in 2009. She graduated with a BS degree in Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design. She is also a proud member of several industry organizations including The Providence Jewelers Club, The Women’s Jewelry Association and The Boston Jewelers Club.
Innovation, Honesty, Integrity, and a “Get it Done” attitude define Ed and his company. Since 1993, he has grown LDC using his vast experience, knowledge, and connections to the industry.
Lawrence DeCristofaro Sr., a tool maker and jewelry manufacturing executive, founded LDC Inc. in 1985. Ed took over the company at the age of 17, when his father took a consulting job in 1987. It was the beginning of his lifelong career in jewelry manufacturing and he can boast having built many of LDC’s machines and tools developing proprietary technology.
Edward became an owner of LDC in 1990 and full owner and president in 2003. He is well known and one of the most well respected individuals in the industry. Ed is the 2011 President of the Providence Jewelers Club, serves on the Board of The Jewelers Board of Trade, serves on the Board of The Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America, is a member of the exclusive Twenty Four Karat Club of the City of New York, and is also a member of the Boston Jewelers Club. He is also a partner in E&G Tool and Die Manufacturing.