David & Julie Pahmeier
Julie is the daughter of previous owners Jack & Carol Westerhof and David started working beside Jack in 1982. They married in 1985 and David pursued his career working beside Jack at Rummele's, becoming AGS (American Gem Society) certified, continuing the fine reputation of Rummele's quality. They enjoy their growing family, having raised four children, they are currently blessed with five grandchildren. When David is not working he enjoys maintaining his country property, usually cutting grass or moving dirt. He also enjoys hunting and fishing with his boys, with an occasional volleyball game mixed in. Julie is also a registered nurse and works at Holy Family Memorial hospital in Manitowoc. The bulk of her free time is spent helping with the grandkids and giving motherly advice to her four children. Their favorite part of the job is the personal relationships they have developed over 35 years in the business.
Steve Pahmeier is the son of David & Julie Pahmeier and has been around the family business his whole life. Steve was a 2007 graduate of Manitowoc Lutheran High school and went on to earn his Accredited Jewelry Professional and Diamond Graduate from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). He and his wife Megan have two beautiful children, Wesley, and Elaina. He loves to spend free time with his family, hanging around home or visiting the cottage up north. He is also an avid bow hunter and loves the outdoors. His favorite part of the job is designing and helping customers create one-of-a-kind, custom pieces of jewelry.
Customer Service Expert
Laura Cha has been with Rummele's since 2008. She was born in the Sheboygan area, but moved to Manitowoc is a graduate of Manitowoc Lincoln High School. She is a mother of two children, Ayven and Aliyah. She enjoys attending her son's local football games, as well as taking her family on weekend camping trips. Her favorite part of the job is helping customers find unique and precious pieces of jewelry that can be handed down for generations.
Customer service & Social media expert
Amanda is a Manitowoc native, graduated from Manitowoc Lincoln High School, and has been with Rummele's since 2014. She enjoys music, fashion, and loves spending time with her daughter Tenley. They enjoy making fun crafts together and spending time outside at grandma's house. Her favorite part of the job is creating beautiful online content, showcasing new and exciting jewelry to customers through social media.
Greg Schappe lives in the town of Oostburg and has been a goldsmith since 1992, completing his jewelry repair and stone setting course through the Gemoligical Society of America (GIA). He has been with Rummele's since 2007, repairing and restoring anything from new jewelry to ancient family heirlooms. At home he enjoys spending time with his Australian Shepherd, Chief. He is also an amazing cook. Trying new recipies and using a variety of ingredients from his own garden. His favorite part of the job is seeing the customers happy reactions when picking up their new or repaired items.