CHICAGO, IL.- Hindman Auctions
announced two new business development appointments in its ongoing nationwide expansion. Senior Jewelry Specialist and Business Development Director Katie Guilbault will establish Hindmans presence in Southern California, based in San Diego, and Maura Ross, Business Development Director, will lead Hindman business development efforts in the mid-Atlantic, based in Washington D.C. Working in conjunction with Hindmans satellite offices and Chicago-based Headquarters, Katie and Maura will continue to source quality consignments across all of Hindmans collecting categories.
Katie Guilbault is a Graduate Gemologist and has traveled the country evaluating important jewelry collections including antique, period and contemporary pieces. She first joined the firm in 2003, where she became the Director of Fine Jewelry and Director of Consignments. In 2007, Katie joined Trabert & Hoeffer as an appraiser and sales associate. Following her time at Trabert & Hoeffer, Katie launched a jewelry consulting business, providing fine jewelry appraisal and custom design services. She returned to Hindman in 2017 as a Senior Jewelry Specialist. Katie brings a wealth of valuation experience to Southern California, as she establishes Hindmans expanded presence on the West Coast.
Maura Ross opened Hindman's first regional office in Naples, Florida in 2010, followed by opening the Palm Beach office in 2013. She has worked on several notable sales, including the Estate of Lilly Pulitzer and the Collection of Olga Hirshhorn. Additionally, Maura has been involved with The Washington Winter Show, West Palm Beach Library Foundation, ArtTable, The Four Arts Society and The Everglades Foundation. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bucknell University.
We are thrilled to announce this move into California and the Mid-Atlantic. By opening these offices, we can better reach a nationwide audience and continue to serve our clients on a local level. 2019 was a major year of growth for Hindman and through this expansion we plan to continue that growth into 2020 and beyond, said Alyssa Quinlan, Chief Business Development Officer.
Hindman conducts over 100 auctions annually and appraises thousands of objects throughout the year in addition to handling major single-owner collections. The firm is currently accepting consignments for all upcoming sales. To contact the offices of Hindman LLC, visit hindmanauctions.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.