Tina Jacobson, CEO/Owner
Tina is the primary buyer, salesperson, and designer for Gems of Jaipur. She works with master-craft jewelers in Jaipur, India, to import finished pieces, selling them in an online store, brick-n-mortar location, and private showcases. Besides owning a jewelry business, Tina is also the CEO/President of The Barnabas Agency, a PR and Communications agency serving for 30+ years in the publishing and non-profit industries. Tina and her team have worked with notable organizations such as The Institute for Research on Unlimited Love, The Findley Group, Global Publisher Association, The New York City Leadership Center; publishers such as Harper Collins, Random House, Simon & Schuster, Hachete Book Group; and many authors and speakers. Tina has a Master in Communications, BS in Geology, and BS in Business.Tina loves spending time with her kids and grandkids, traveling, and reading.
Terry Jacobson, Vice-President
Terry is a civil trial lawyer, practicing for 35+ years in the state of Texas. Terry has served on numerous boards including Navarro College Foundation, Corsicana Independent School District Education Foundation Board, Navarro County Planning and Zoning Commission, Corsicana Country Club Board, and the YMCA. His clients include banks, school districts, city governments, corporations, and individuals. He has served on the Administration of Rules and Evidence Commission and the Discovery Task Force for the State Bar of Texas. Terry is the legal counsel for Gems of Jaipur. Terry is a voracious reader, usually reading 4-5 books at a time, and loves playing with his grandkids.
Trevor Freeman, Client Relations Director
Trevor is a man of many talents. Trevor works with our jewelers in Jaipur and manages all expectations. If there is a problem, Trevor is the one to solve it. He also oversees the business venture, David’s Public School, located in Sambhar Lake. Trevor enjoys being with friends and family and helping anyone with a need. He enjoys trying new things as often as possible, whether it is a new food or a new experience.
Annie Freeman, Product Development Director
Annie lives in Jaipur and manages all orders and ensures quality service for Gems of Jaipur. She accompanies Tina on all buying trips and handles all inquiries. Annie also serves as the administrator of David’s Public School. Annie is a masterful interpreter of several languages and enjoys teaching others the knowledge she has learned.
Madeline Jacobson, Social Media and Film Maker
Madeline helps share the heart of Gems of Jaipur on social media and creates long and short-form films for the ministry. She enjoys producing story on film for different organizations and people. She manages her own website, Meraki, where she tells artists stories. When she is not working, she enjoys playing with her dog, Gustav.
David Stackhouse, Technology and Finance
David’s love is teaching. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. to allow him to teach at a university level. In the meantime, he is using his talents to serve as the technology and financial guru for Gems of Jaipur. David is married to Abbie and is a very wonderful loving hands-on father to their two girls.