Our professional, skilled staff includes our designer Michele, sales associates, and bench jewelers educated through the Gemological Institute of America.

Michele Rohn jewelry professional

Michele Rohn, Owner

Graduate Gemologist

Michele & Company Fine Jewelers is the realization of the entrepreneurial aspirations of owner Michele Rohn, an artisan designer and Jewelry Professional who studied at the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. Her credentials include being a Graduate Gemologist from the Gemological Institute of America and an Accredited Jewelry Professional who has completed her certification for pearls along with advanced diamond classes.

Michele’s desire to create jewelry that would last for generations initially took root at her home where she created her first pieces of fine jewelry. In 1997 Michele opened Ageless Treasures in the downtown district of Lapeer, Michigan where she established a reputation as a gifted designer and bench jeweler.

The patrons of Ageless Treasures increased and the business grew. In 2006, Michele renamed the business Michele & Company Fine Jewelers and in 2011 the store relocated to their current location at 757 S. Main Street in Lapeer, where it continues to thrive.

Michele & Company Fine Jeweler’s has evolved with a focus on creating custom jewelry and on becoming Lapeer’s Diamond headquarters, with an exceptional selection of diamond and bridal jewelry.

Michele has been married to husband Glen Rohn for 28 years. The couple has four adult children and eight grandchildren with whom they love spending time.

Glen Rohn

Glen Rohn, Part-Time Store Manager

GIA Accredited Jewelry Professional

Glen Rohn is Michele’s husband and business support of 27 years. He brings a genuine warm welcome and wide smile to those who enter the establishment of Michele & Company.

Glen has always had a passion for sales. After earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and his Masters of Science in Industrial Administration, he served as a professional in the automotive and home improvement industries.

In 2007 Glen changed his career direction and embraced the jewelry field bringing his years of sales experience to Michele & Company. Glen most noteworthy has implemented many business strategies and the GIA Accredited Jewelry Professional program in order to provide the best knowledge, service and training as a result for both our staff and clientele.

Glen’s well-respected contributions to his community include: serving as Chairman of the Board for many years for Lapeer’s DDA; Board of Directors for Lapeer Area Chamber of Commerce; regular Wake-up Lapeer sponsor; Past Kiwanis member; and a volunteer for Sheriff Kalaquin’s Senior Program.

Glen furthermore eased into semi-retirement in 2014 but still occasionally lends his expertise to the store.

Alixann Sparger, Manager

GIA Certified in Jewelry Essentials, and Colored Stone Essentials

Alixann has been in the jewelry business almost all of her life. In January of 2016, she was promoted to manager of Michele & Company Fine Jewelers. Alix’s background of jewelry and management skills make her an exceptional addition to Michele & Company Fine Jewelers.

Alixann has three children, whom she loves spending time with.

 

 

 

 

Raychelle Zellinger, Sales & Marketing Associate

GIA Certified in Jewelry Essentials, and Colored Stone Essentials

Raychelle joined Michele & Company Fine Jewelers in March of 2016. Raychelle has formed such a passion for colored gemstones. Her favorite gemstones are Rhodalite Garnets, Sphene, Andalusite, Opals, & Pearls.

Raychelle studies Business Management & Accounting at Mott Community College and Raychelle has also completed her Jewelry Essentials, and Colored Stone Essentials through GIA. (Gemological Institute of America). She also will be taking her Diamond Essentials course and Pearl Essentials course.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yolanda Flores, Bench Jeweler Apprentice & Sales Associate

Yolanda joined Michele & Company Fine Jewelers in February of 2016. Yolanda is a senior in high school and is head CEO in her marketing class at Ed-Tech.

Yolanda does a variety of things around the store. Yolanda cleans, does sales, and also is an apprentice on the jewelers bench. Yolanda cannot wait to become a bench jeweler.

 

 

 

 

 

Leslie Maul, Sales Associate

Certified Diamontologist from DCA

Leslie joined Michele & Company Fine Jewelers in September of 2016. Leslie has 3 children, and 2 step children. Leslie has been in the sales field most of her working career which makes her a tremendous asset to the company. Leslie’s favorite gemstone is Blue Zircon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jim Powrie, Bench Jeweler

Jim joined Michele & Company Fine Jewelers in January of 2017. Jim used to own his own jewelry business and has brought tons of new ideas and knowledge to Michele & Company.