Mary Loose DeViney
Mary Loose DeVineywas born and raised here working at her family’s jewelry store, Tuel Jewelers that has been in Downtown Charlottesville since 1945. She is a Gemmologist, a Master Valuer, holding a BA in Business Administration and Accounting from Mary Washington, and a MS in Mineralogy. Mary Loose is a Business Certified Appraiser, teaches Core Four and serves as business counselor. She has been involved with CIC since its inception serving as a mentor and workgroup leader. She is a former Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce, VA National Federation of Independent Businesses and Virginia Jewelers Association. She is a former Flotilla Commander for the US Coast Guard Auxiliary and serves as a DGIF Boating Safety Instructor. She is a Professional Registered Parliamentarian teaching local civic and non profit groups. Mary Loose is a life long Episcopalian, a Master Naturalist, a Chesapeake Bay Steward, and she enjoys rock hunting, pocket-watch collecting, and walking.