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Family Business Club Hosts Young Alumni Entrerepreneur Jake Duneier '10 BS
Start Date: 4/30/2014Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 4/30/2014End Time: 2:00 PM
Event Description

The Entrepreneurship program is excited to present an afternoon with Jake Duneier ’10 (EEE & Business Management Major), Director of Business Development at Clyde Duneier Inc., an internationally recognized leader in the fine jewelry wholesale business. Jake will speak about his role in growing the family business, including leading an important turnaround including his transition into the family business, as well as some of the challenges that come along with that – such as working with celebrities, dealing with family members, and being a young person taking a leading role in a multi-million dollar business.

The Duneier family is in their fourth generation of working in the luxury goods industry, and their family business is located in New York City. Their focus is in creating unique and tailored designs that appeal to the customers of some of the world’s largest jewelry retailers. Jake works with developing new product lines in the diamond and color stone jewelry business, and has also expanded the company into producing watches. Jake has spearheaded partnerships with celebrities such as Randy Jackson, Badgley Mischka, Marc Ecko, several HSN (Home Shopping Network) on-air personalities, amongst others. Jake had also run a very successful liquidation jewelry business (Wholesale Jewelry Liquidators) while a student at SU.

Contact Information:
Name: Lindsay Wickham
Phone: 315-443-3550
Email: lwickham@syr.edu
Admission Information:
This presentation is free to attend and open to the public. It takes place in the Whitman School of Management, Room 102.

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