Marshall Pierce, a Chicago icon for over 90 years, offers the finest Swiss watches, jewelry, and engagement rings under the Bern family’s expert guidance, ensuring unmatched quality and service.

Jerry Bern, G.G.


Jerry Bern, the esteemed owner of Marshall Pierce & Company, represents the fifth generation of jewelers in his family. With over 35 years of dedicated service, his profound expertise in jewelry and the industry is unmatched. Jerry prides himself on cultivating a family-like atmosphere at Marshall Pierce & Company, valuing each member who contributes to its success. He is also an active member of the Economic Club of Chicago and serves on the Board of Catholic Charities of Chicago, further demonstrating his commitment to community and excellence.

Evan Bern, G.G.

Vice President

Evan Bern represents the sixth generation of the Bern family in the jewelry industry, having joined Marshall Pierce in 2009. A 2008 graduate of John Carroll University, he quickly furthered his expertise by earning a Graduate Gemology Degree from the Gemological Institute of America in Carlsbad. Evan has held notable positions including Board President of the GIA Alumni Greater Chicagoland Chapter (2010-2011) and The 100 Club of Chicago Junior Board. Currently, he is an active member of the Economic Club of Chicago and serves on the Jewelers Mutual Jeweler’s Advisory Council, contributing his vast knowledge and expertise to the broader jewelry community.

Celeste Bern

Dir. of Marketing

Celeste grew up helping her father during the weekends and holiday in Jeweler’s Row. The business always fascinated Celeste from a young age. Shortly after graduating college from John Carroll University, Celeste moved to Los Angeles and continued her career at Cartier Beverly Hills and the Peninsula Beverly Hills. Celeste rejoined the Marshall Pierce team in 2019 to be a part of her family’s legacy on Michigan Avenue. Celeste has a passion for fashion jewelry and excels in customer satisfaction. Most recently, Celeste took on the role of Director of Marketing for Marshall Pierce & Company.

Christopher Martinez

Dir. of E-Commerce

Christopher brings over a decade of experience in E-Commerce, specializing in luxury watches and fine jewelry. With a strong background in both B2C and B2B sales, retail marketing, and operational excellence, he is deeply committed to enhancing customer satisfaction and luxury experiences. Colleagues recognize Christopher as authentic, honest, and tirelessly dedicated to his craft.

Saul Hernandez

Fine Timepiece Specialist

Saul Hernandez brings more than 15 years of experience in the luxury watch industry. Originally a collector, Saul’s passion for exquisite timepieces evolved into a professional pursuit. Now a distinguished specialist at Marshall Pierce, he is dedicated to providing clients with unparalleled knowledge and exceptional service in the world of luxury watches. #BetterCallSaul

Donna Mrowca

Service & Repair Manager

Donna Mrowca has been a cornerstone of Marshall Pierce & Company since 1997, making her the longest-standing employee at the company. As the Watch & Fine Jewelry Repair Specialist, her extensive experience and profound knowledge are invaluable. Fluent in Polish, Donna brings a unique blend of skill and dedication to her role, ensuring excellence in every aspect of her work.

Natalie Wray

Merchandise Manager

Natalie Wray has been an integral part of Marshall Pierce & Company since 2011. Her journey in the fine jewelry industry began at the young age of 17, which ignited her enduring passion for the field. Today, Natalie excels in her role as Merchandise Manager. She holds a degree in Entrepreneurship and Marketing Sales Leadership from DePaul University. Deeply passionate about supporting Chicago businesses, Natalie is proud to contribute to the storied legacy of Marshall Pierce & Company.