Our Team


                      Barry Hudepohl - President / Gemologist



Amy Arlinghaus - Vice President



                   Susan Quinlan Zink - VP of Sales / Gemologist



                                Hank Kraemer - Gemologist 



                           Austin Hudepohl - Sales Associate



                    Laura Arlinghaus - Sales Associate / Designer



                                                                                                                                            Maria Rovito - Sales Associate



                       Emily Arlinghaus Wilms - Sales Associate 



                               Sherry Yancy - Sales Associate



                                   Joyce Yancy - Bookkeeper 



Barry has been working in the gemology field since 1984, where he began as a sales associate under his father Don. He earned his Gemology Certificate in 1986 and became President of Hudepohl Jewelers in 1995.

With over 30 years experience, Barry has a broad range of expertise within all aspects of the jewelry profession. As President of Hudepohl Jewelers, Barry has been integral in the continuing success of the business.

When not at work, Barry enjoys running and coaching, spending time with family, and is a model train enthusiast.

Certification:  Gemologist

Affiliation:      Notre Dame Academy Track and Cross Country Coach                             Covington Catholic High School Track and Field Coach




Amy has been working at Hudepohl Jewelers since 1968, where she began running errands for her father Don. Amy eventually took over more roles and was made Vice President of the company in 1995. Her primary focus is aiding with the sales and accounting team at Hudepohl Jewelers.

Outside of work, Amy enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Education:  Registered Nurse                                                                                     Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing

Affiliation:  Congregation of Divine Providence – Board Member                                 The New Hope Center – Board Member






Susan started working at Hudepohl Jewelers in 1980 as a part-time job in high school to run errands and help out around the store. Over the years, she developed a love for the profession and made it into her career. She earned her Gemology certification in 1987 and soon after took on the role of office manager. Susan now serves as Vice President of Sales and Merchandise as well as handling all philanthropic endeavors for the business. 

With over 35 years experience, Susan has a very broad range of expertise and knowledge within the jewelry profession. She has been fundamental in the continuing success of Hudepohl Jewelers.

When not at work, Susan enjoys golfing, traveling, and gardening.

Education:      Associates Degree: Office Administration                                                 Northern Kentucky University

Certifications: Gemologist                                                                                             GIA Pearl Certification                                                                             GIA Jewelry Display Certification

Affiliation:      Jewelers of America



Hank joined Hudepohl Jewelers in 1986 as a Sales Associate while he was pursuing his Gemology Certificate. In 1987, Hank became a Gemologist and offers his experience and expertise to the sales team.

On Mondays and Wednesdays from 10-1 pm and Fridays from 10-4 pm, Hank works out of his office at 1966 Anderson Ferry Road, Cincinnati, Ohio. He can take appointments in the evening and on weekends as well. 

When not at work, Hank enjoys anything related to Elder High School, Horse Racing, and being apart of “The Redheads” (fanatic Sammy Hagar fans).

Connect with me: 513.922.4265

Certification:        Gemologist 

Affiliation:            Elder Dads Club

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                Austin joined Hudepohl Jewelers in 2017 and currently serves as a Sales Associate. He offers support with the sales team and is currently in pursuit of his Graduate Gemologist Certification. Austin has also taken on an IT leadership role within the company. He focuses on the direction of technology for Hudepohl Jewelers as well as increasing and managing the company’s online presence. 

Outside of work, Austin enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and cheering on his favorite sports teams. ROLL TIDE!

Connect with me:  859.609.0482

Education:             Bachelor of Arts: Regional/Urban Planning                                              University of Alabama

Certification:         Diamond Essentials Certification (GIA)

Affiliation:             Give Back Cincinnati                                                                                Gemological Institute of America (GIA)



                                                                                                                Laura began working at Hudepohl Jewelers in 1987 after the founder, Rita Hudepohl, offered her a position at the store. Laura's role within the company is widely varied and she focuses on a multitude of tasks including sales, designing, buying, inventory management, and pearl stringing. Her background in art is very beneficial to specialized jewelry design making her an invaluable asset to the team.

Outside of work, Laura has lots of interests including teaching junior high art, being a member on local boards, and helping support the Appalachian Mission in Campton, KY.

Education:            Bachelor of Science: Marketing                                                                 Northern Kentucky University

Certification:        GIA Pearl Certification

Affiliation:            Diocesan Catholic Children's Home (DCCH) - Member                             The Church of the Good Shepherd Mission - Member                               Christian Outreach St. Joseph Church - Chair


                                                                                                                Maria joined Hudepohl Jewelers in 1996 helping out with the sales team and answering the phones. Maria eventually took on additional roles including managing the customer database and diamond inventory as well as typing appraisals. 

Outside of work, Maria likes to travel, spend time with friends and family, and coach/play volleyball.

Certification: Project Management Certification

Affiliation:     St. Pius X Volleyball Coach








Emily joined Hudepohl Jewelers in 2017 after 6 and a half years at KAO Brands. She currently serves as a Sales Associate and brings a unique and vast skill set to the team. Outside of sales, Emily also deals with brand management and social media presence. 

When not at work, Emily likes baking and crafting, skiing, and spending time with her husband and two children. 

Education: Bachelor of Science: Accounting                                                              University of Louisville                                                                                                                                                                                            Masters of Business Administration                                                          Thomas More College






Sherry has been working at Hudepohl Jewelers since 1982, where she began typing appraisals. Sherry eventually took on additional roles and currently deals with Accounts Receivable Management as well as assisting with the sales team.

Outside of the office, Sherry enjoys gardening, traveling, and spending time with her husband, sons, and grandsons.









                                                                                                                Joyce has been with Hudepohl Jewelers since the late 1960s and was one of the first employees at the store. When she started, she fulfilled all sorts of roles ranging from sales to accounting in order to help Don and Rita get their store up and running. Joyce's current focus is managing the bookkeeping and accounting for the business. 

Outside of work and keeping the office in line, Joyce enjoys golfing, dancing, and gardening.

                                     Don Hudepohl - Founder

                                     Rita Hudepohl - Founder

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