By Michelle Graff
Natalie Rodrigues has returned to her role as director of marketing at Los Angeles-based jewelry and gemstone company Omi Gems.

New York--Natalie Rodrigues has returned to Omi Gems and Omi Privé as director of marketing.

Rodrigues originally started at the Los Angeles-based jewelry and gemstone company in 2011, coming on board to launch the Omi Privé jewelry collection.

She left the brand in 2016 to work for Hobbico, the largest manufacturer and distributor of remote control products for hobbyists.

Prior to her time at Omi, Rodriques was the marketing supervisor at Kirk Kara for four years and also spent four years at boutique advertising agency Bruce W. Lawton & Associates.

At Lawton, she had a number of jewelry clients. It was during this time that she became involved with the Los Angeles chapter of the Women’s Jewelry Association. In 2012, she was named that chapter’s Shining Star.

Rodrigues now lives in Illinois, and is a member of the WJA Midwest Chapter.

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