Tim Matthews is President and Chief Executive Officer of Jewelry Television® (JTV), as well as a member of the company's Board of Directors. He oversees and leads all aspects of the company's powerful omni-digital retail platform that uniquely specializes in fine jewelry and gemstones. Under his leadership, JTV has become the leader in the sourcing and selling of color gemstones and jewelry. Joining the company in 2008, Tim was able to stabilize the company coming out of the recession to a point where it currently has achieved a level of growth that far surpasses most retailers and specifically those in the jewelry category.
His passion for business and gemstones has resulted in Tim becoming a recognized expert in the field of gemology. He is a life member of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) and has earned Gem-A's highest degrees, the Gemmology (FGA) and Diamond (DGA) diplomas. He is a Graduate Gemologist (GG) of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and has also completed GIA's Graduate Diplomas in Diamonds, Colored Stones and Pearls.
Prior to joining JTV, Tim was a partner for 21 years with the law firm of Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL in Cincinnati, Ohio specializing in a full spectrum of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions as well as serving multiple corporate and charitable boards.
Tim received his undergraduate degree Magna Cum Laude in Economics from Harvard College in 1978 and his Juris Doctor Cum Laude from Harvard Law School in 1981. He was a partner for 21 years with the law firm of Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL in Cincinnati, Ohio and was recognized numerous times as among The Best Lawyers in America and Ohio Super Lawyers.