Rick has been in the jewelry industry for 45 years, he has been our store owner for 25 years. Rick has lived in Springfield since 1994. He is a Certified Gemologist through the American Gem Society, and a Graduate Gemologist through the Gemological Institute of America. He is involved in the Rotary Club of Springfield, Lotus Club, and Cedars Club. Rick is known for his stylish dance moves, eyeglass collection (thanks to Springfield Family Vision!) and loves being “Pop” to his grandchildren.
Jessica has been with Maxon for 3 years and was born and raised in Springfield. She is a Registered Jeweler through the American Gem Society and Applied Jewelry Professional through the Gemological Institute of America. She keeps our heads on straight and our grammar in check. In 2018, Jessica was a Springfield Business Journal Most Influential Women Honoree. She is involved in Leadership Council through Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce The Network, Missouri State Alumni Association, Junior League of Springfield, United Way of the Ozarks (Generational Engagement Committee), Sunrise Rotary Club (Committee Chair), Ozarks Counseling Center (President-Elect), Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks (Big Sister & Advisory Board Member), she is also the former President of the Rotaract Club of Springfield and a co-owner of Float Trip Pickles. Her hobbies include traveling with her husband Ryan, enjoying the Greenway Trails, and helping young professionals get connected in Springfield. She loves hiking and has Mount Kilimanjaro on her bucket list.
Kendra has been in the jewelry industry for 17 years. Her favorite thing about her job his helping people celebrate the happiest times of their lives. She has worked for Maxon for 1 year, leading our sales team and bringing lots of laughter. Kendra is from Pleasant Hope, is an animal lover, and enjoys spending her free time at the lake or spoiling her 4 nieces. She has a cat named Kittens and a dog named Pants.
Jay has 39 years experience as a bench jeweler and has worked at Maxon for 21 years. He is a Springfield native. When he’s not repairing jewelry he enjoys riding dirt bikes and sitting in his driveway watching storms. He also enjoys working out and traveling anywhere with a beach. Jay has 2 sons and 4 grandsons. He doubles as our jeweler and our in house comedian. Jay is one of the most important elements to our Maxon experience, keeping our clients happy with his fast turnaround time and excellent craftsmanship.
Jane has been with Maxon for 25 years as the store owner and leading our sales floor with her charisma. You can’t leave without a hug from Jane! She is a Certified Gemologist through the American Gem Society, and a Graduate Gemologist through the Gemological Institute of America. She is currently involved in the Junior League of Springfield, in which she was the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award winner. In 2001, Jane was a Springfield Business Journal Most Influential Women Honoree. She is also involved in the Springfield Executive Breakfast Club, Lotus Club, Cedars Club, and the Pi Beta Phi alumnae club. Since moving to Springfield in 1994, she has served on many clubs and charitable organizations. Jane has two granddaughters and her favorite day of the week is “MiMi Friday.”
Jordan has been with Maxon for almost a year, and has worked in the watch industry for 8 years. He loves working at Maxon because of his coworkers and his interest in watches. His favorite watch of all time is the Rolex Daytona. He was born and raised in Kansas City, but has lived in the Springfield area since 2003. Jordan loves to play guitar, camp, fish, and ride bikes. He also loves traveling and has explored South America, Jamaica, and Europe.
Morgan has worked at Maxon for 2 years. She manages our social media and website, and loves to assist in visual merchandising. Her favorite part of working at Maxon is Rolex watches and the customers. Morgan is from Strafford, Missouri and graduated from Southwest Baptist University in 2017 with a business management degree. She is involved in the Junior League of Springfield and is the Assistant Chair for the Plaid Door committee. She also serves on the Springfield Little Theatre Associate Board of Young Professionals. Morgan’s favorite hobbies are going antiquing with her mom, getting coffee, hanging out with her puppies Poppy June and Sissy May, and golfing very poorly. Morgan’s best friend is Grace McElvaine, Rick and Jane’s 5 year old granddaughter.
Maddi began working at Maxon in 2019, after graduating from Drury University. Her favorite part of working at Maxon is her amazing coworkers – we love her because she is so sweet! She is born and raised in Springfield. She is a member of Pi Beta Phi alumni club. Maddi loves yoga, cooking, and being a dog mom to Bonnie – who is always getting into something!
Chelsea began working at Maxon in 2019 after being deployed in Afghanistan for a year. Her favorite part of working at Maxon is all the fun customers she gets to meet, especially when they bring their dogs. She was born and raised in the Springfield area. Chelsea likes spending her free time doing anything outdoors, spending time with her 5 nieces and nephews, and her sweet dog Barrett. Her secret talent is that she can lick her elbow.