Hindman Auctions is pleased to announce two new business development appointments in their ongoing nationwide expansion. Senior Jewelry Specialist and Business Development Director Katie Guilbault will establish Hindman’s presence in Southern California, based in San Diego, and Maura Ross, as Business Development Director, will lead Hindman business development efforts in the mid-Atlantic, based in Washington D.C. Working in conjunction with Hindman’s satellite offices and Chicago-based Headquarters, Katie and Maura will continue efforts to source quality consignments across all of Hindman’s collecting categories.
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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 Hindman’s expanded presence on the West Coast.
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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.
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