Mark Turnowski is the president and founder of Brilliantly Engaged. Mark has been a prominent member of the diamond industry for over 39 years. Mark's career began in 1976 as a senior staff member at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in New York. He left the GIA in 1978 and became a private consultant to the diamond trade, specializing in re-cutting diamonds to maximize their clarity and cut. This position put him in contact with many members of the diamond manufacturing community, a key network he continues to leverage when selecting the finest diamonds for his customers today. Mark held the position of Laboratory Director of the International Gemological Institute (IGI), and has also consulted for numerous accounting firms such as Peat Marwick and Arthur Anderson. In 1996, Mark started his own jewelry design company, MTI Designs, featuring custom designed rings, earrings, necklaces and pendants. Among his many customers were Neiman Marcus and Saks.
In 2001, Mark founded Brilliantly Engaged. Brilliantly Engaged specializes in bringing wholesale diamonds and custom jewelry to the online community. Mark has an impeccable reputation both online and offline from both the diamond industry and the private sector. This reputation, along with his vast experience in the trade, has been the foundation of Mark's continued success in the industry.
Mark can be reached directly at firstname.lastname@example.org