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Our business ethics and recognized achievements over more than 40 years have demonstrated who we are and what we stand for; a fair, honest small business focused on customer care and our local community. With the next generation of company leaders, we may change products and strategies but our core values are timeless and will never change.
From time to time finding the perfect gift is a real challenge. Over the last few years our store has acquired a reputation as a source for unusual gifts that hold their value for generations to come. Our selection just about has something for everyone and every occasion.
Centerville Coin & Jewelry prides itself on the quality of the products we sell, as well as the quality of our service. We offer jewelry design and repair, customized engraving services, watch battery replacement and refurbishment, personal shopper and corporate gift giving services, school and community fund raising, along with appraisal services for your jewelry and coin collections.
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See We Really Are A Family Business!
Our family has been in business for over 40 years, now on its 4th generation of family workers. What started as simple coin show hopping has turned into the largest coin shop in Dayton, Ohio with over 4,000 square feet of coins, jewelry and collectibles.
In 1972, Centerville Coin & Jewelry Connection started off as a family-run business. Over the years, we have grown and expanded our employee base. It seems that every time we hire someone new, it comes from within. So we invite you to look below and see that we really are a family-run business!!
Edward E. Fritz, Jr.
Ed is co-owner and Senior Numismatist of Centerville Coin & Jewelry Connection. He is a professional appraiser, numismatist and philatelist. He is an ANA Life Member #3299. If you would like to learn more about Ed’s credentials, please click below.
|Shirley A. Fritz
Shirley is co-owner and the Certified Jewelry Professional & Gemologist of Centerville Coin & Jewelry Connection. She is a professional appraiser, numismatist, and gemologist. If you would like to learn more about Shirley’s credentials, please click below.
Co-owner & COO- Danielle is like a mad scientist who combines the right mix of marketing, design, strategy, and business knowledge. Her unrivaled vision and leadership keeps the company & our quality of work top-notch here at Centerville Coin & Jewelry Connection. Danielle is the 2nd generation of the Fritz Family. After graduating in 1990 she was an Intern at the American Numismatic Association. After her internship she opened her own business. In 1997 Danielle returned to CCJC full time to develop the e-commerce website. Her most fond experiences come from hiring new team members and finding the right mix of people to join the eclectic team. On a personal side, Danielle enjoys coming home to her husband of 10 years & her TiVo. This year Danielle Fritz was recognized at a WIBN Top 25 Women to Watch 2012.
Stephanie is the Retail Floor Supervisor, She recently graduated from Dayton School of Medical Massage as a Licensed Massage Therapist, and is looking to go back to school for photography. Stephanie has been with the store for over two years and has enjoyed every minute of it! Stephanie is very passionate about educating clients, developing trusting relationships, and creating an environment where people love to come to work. Stephanie has a large family consisting of two older brothers, who have both served for our country, and two sisters. When disconnecting from work Stephanie like to read, go out with friends, and just relax!
Peggy Pearson, aka the "Betty White" of Centerville Coin & Jewelry, has obtained a well deserved title of Senior Retail Sales Associate. Peggy has the invaluable ability to translate a client's wants into finding something for everyone and every occasion. Her most rewarding experiences since being at Centerville Coin & Jewelry Connection have been making new friends, adding to company growth and receiving sales awards. Customers often call to find out the next time Peggy’s working or when the "Peggy Special" is. Peggy doesn’t call it quits once she's left work. She spends her free time serving at her church bazaar workshops at Normandy United Methodist Church, as well as spending time with her family and sewing baskets.
Alex Kleine is a Retail Sales Associate. He also handles all of our special projects, like building displays. He is a true Jack-of-all-trades, working at all locations. Over the past five years he has worked in every department. He mainly works in shipping but also takes care of the properties, receives inventory when needed, and fills in at retail when needed. Alex recently celebrated his five-year anniversary with the Centerville Coin & Jewelry Connection Company. A work perk Alex takes full advantage of is his flexible schedule while he attends Wright State University, majoring in Management Information Systems. In his spare time Alex spends his time flying R/C airplanes, hanging with friends or reading sci-fi novels.
Linda Decker is celebrating 10 years of service with Centerville Coin & Jewelry. Linda is our Warehouse Site Manager, as well as Purchasing and Receiving Manager. At Centerville Coin & Jewelry, Linda is never at rest. She is constantly working to stay on top of more efficient tools and opportunities to better the direction of the company. She is a fantastic problem solver, positive communicator and holds strong computer skills. Linda has a background in customer service and account management. When Linda gets away from the office she enjoys spending time around the water, with friends or her blonde lab rescued from SICSA.
Thomas volunteers his services and is head of our IT department. Thomas has been in love with the latest technology and computers as long as he can remember. He has been a member of our team for over 10 years. He is married to Danielle Fritz (COO) and has two daughters; December & Autumn Brewster. Thomas is an avid "Ultimate" Frisbee player and you can always find him at local Frisbee tournaments. When Thomas travels with the company, he is in charge of food. This means Thomas finds all the best hole-in-the-wall, local bistros, cafes and eateries for our company to visit. Any member of our staff can tell you a story or two about Thomas’ food finds.
|Jennifer "Jenny" Mayl
Jenny is an Internet Order Specialist. As an Internet Order Specialist, she handles each order with care and customer service with the finesse of a seasoned symphony conductor. She sees to it that orders are filled to the precise detail and clients are happy. Her most rewarding experience since joining CCJC is helping customers. Jenny has been a member of our team for 7 years. She has over 40 years of experience in customer service. Jenny has been married to the same man for 45 years, and they have one daughter. She loves reading and animals, especially dogs. She also actively participates in church activities.
Cathy is an Internet Order Specialist. Originally from New York, Cathy was previously an office manager at a local hair salon. She decided to join the crew because she enjoyed the neat & cozy work environment. Her extensive experience of our product lines and knowledge of our online website, allows her to seamlessly support customer questions with ease. Cathy’s most treasured experience with CCJC is having first hand experience seeing the day-to-day operation of a retail store. When not working Cathy enjoys readings, catching up on sports, and spending time with her family.
Autumn is the Inventory & Merchandise Specialist. She oversees inventory control as well as merchandising for both Centerville Coin & Jewelry Connection and American Pi Dayton. She is a seasoned wordsmith and has a creative eye when merchandising. Autumn is the third generation of family to work in the family business. Her desk is always an organized mess and filled with coffee cups. Autumn is always ahead of the curve. Autumn enjoys reading, trying new foods, and listening to music. When not spending time with her family, Autumn volunteers at local YMCA Strong Kids Events and participates in local quarter auctions.
Jeannette has been a part of the CCJC team for 4 years. She graduated from The School of Advertising Art with an Associate of Applied Business in Advertising Art. Jeannette decided to join the team because she wanted to be involved within a family atmosphere. Her extensive experience in web development and graphic design allows her to not only seamlessly support all creative efforts but to also bring a fresh set of ideas and skills to each project. Some of Jeannette’s hobbies include Origami, oil painting, gardening and spoiling her black lab puppy. Her most rewarding experience has been participating in Zoo Nights at CCJC, where the Cincinnati Zoo and the Boonshoft Museum came to visit.
Katy Blacklidge is our Photo/Graphic Image Specialist. She tackles any design project with a keen eye, a steady hand and endless imagination. Previously a photographer, Katy joined our ranks for new experiences. Katy's most treasured memory while working at CCJC has been helping a solder in Afghanistan order and send a Christmas gift to both his wife and mother. The soldier was very grateful for the assistance Katy was able to give him and in return she was happy to give her gratitude to one of our troops. To her, each day is different and unique. When not working, Katy enjoys the finer things in life such as hanging with her husband, listening to music and loving all life has to offer. She has all the right skills to prioritize, organize, stylize and finalize.
|Elizabeth "Lizzy" Clark
Lizzy Clark is a Retail Sales Associate. Before joining CCJC Lizzy enjoyed being on the tennis court, both as a player and as a coach. Lizzy had no experience in the retail industry prior to joining CCJC, but commands the sales floor when merchandising and helping out clients. A new resident to the Centerville/ Dayton area, Lizzy loves making new friends. She is a great addition to the team. Lizzy loves working at CCJC while she attends Wright State University to pursue a degree in Marketing. When she is not working, caring for her brand new puppy, or going to school Lizzy is highly active in community service clubs in college.
|December "DC" Brewster
December is the American Pi Site Supervisor. As such, December Brewster has talent for miles. She is well versed in the ins and outs of business operation at a hands-on level, gifting her with extensive knowledge of marketing, project support, design, event coordination and merchandising. December’s expertise is backed by over 7 years of experience. She recently received her Accredited Jewelry Professional degree from the Gemological Institute of America. Currently, December is attending the Art Institute and is working on her fashion merchandising/marketing degree. She spends much of her free time either surfing the Internet, spending time with her dogs, or being a mom. She also enjoys recreating a vintage find with her sewing machine.
Todd Chamberlain is the head of our accounting department. He originally started as an Internet Order Shipping Specialist and seized the opportunity to be an excellent bookkeeper. He graduated From Ohio Northern University with a BSBA in Accounting. Todd is the resident foodie; trying new food products to bring them into the store. When not in the office Todd can be found with his teammates on the Ultimate Frisbee Field, and he is a assistant coach for Centerville Outsiders; which participate in the Cincinnati High school division for Ultimate Frisbee. In 2013 Todd is going pro. He will be playing for the professional Cincinnati Revolution team. Todd likes Frisbee, food, and fun times.
|Harry "The Grand Poo Pa"
Harry is head of our security department. He may seem like he is just snoozing by the door, but he really is keeping an eye on you when you arn't looking. Some of Harry's hobbies include snuggling, long walks at the dog park, chasing geese and making sure his cookie jar is always stocked full!
|Roxie "The Rock Hound"
Roxie duels as our extra security patrol and greeter. Roxie loves to sprint laps around our warehouse, play play play, scare off birds and squirrels and get lots of belly rubs!
We are now actively looking for great people to join our fast growing company. We are a small family owned business that is currently looking to fill positions at our retail location as well as our warehouse site. Applicant must be a team player with a strong emphasis on customer service.
Our company has been in business for over 40 years. We buy and sell coins, jewelry and collectibles in our storefront as well as over the internet. We seek highly motivated, trustworthy individuals that enjoy working with customers, whether in person, Internet or over the phone.
If you would like to explore the possibly of a position please feel free to drop by during the hours of 10 A.M. and 6 P.M., Monday through Friday at Centerville Coin & Jewelry Connection. We are located at 38 W. Franklin Street, near the corner of Rt. 48 and Rt. 725 going towards the Dayton Mall. We will need you to fill out an application, a pre-employment screening release form and to arrange an appointment with our staff.
Current Positions Available
We are currently looking to fill the following positions:
American π Location (37 S. St. Clair Street, Downtown Dayton)
Retail Location (38 W. Franklin Street, Centerville)
Retail Floor Supervisor:
Jewelry Repair (Customer Service):
Coin Sales & Purchasing:
Warehouse Location Staff (Centerville)
Purchasing & Receiving:
Internet Order Department (Customer Service):
Internet Order Department (Fulfilling Warehouse Orders):
Internet Order Shipping, Packaging & Mail Services:
Channel Sales Manager:
MultiChannel (E-Commerce) Product Specialist:
Marketing & Communications:
Social Media & Online Communications: