As past president of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), Bill Boyajian is a well-known and respected leader in the global gem and jewelry industry. Currently the founder and president of Bill Boyajian & Associates, Inc., he consults for a wide variety of companies in the trade. Bill is the author of the book, Developing the Mind of a Leader – Your Path to Lead and Inspire People, and is sought after as a speaker, business consultant, and coach for leaders throughout the industry.
Bill has a passion to help independent retail jewelers run their stores more efficiently, effectively, and profitably. He has been honored with numerous awards throughout his long career, including the American Gem Society’s highest honor, the 2013 Robert M. Shipley Award.