Laura A. Kessler Joins PCGS Currency Team
Newport Beach, California - Laura A. Kessler has been named Vice President
of Business Development for PCGS Currency, one of the world’s largest
rare paper money authentication and grading certification services and a division
of Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT).
Laura A. Kessler
With more than two decades of extensive experience as a collector and dealer
of rare paper money, she joins the company from her previous position as Owner
and President of Kessler Currency in East Peoria, Illinois.
Kessler will assist in developing new clients for PCGS Currency as well as improving
customer service for current clients. She will also assist with the PCGS Currency
Set Registry (patent pending) program, population reports, PCGS Currency Pricing
Guide, a revised and expanded PCGS Currency Grading Guide, website content and
“Obviously, we are excited about the addition of Laura to our team. She
will bring a fresh perspective to our business,” noted Jason W. Bradford,
President of PCGS Currency. “Her experience in the burgeoning currency
market gives us a contact person who many dealers and collectors already know
and trust to lend them personal assistance with their currency submissions.”
“Laura’s expertise in the field of Errors and Small Size U.S. Currency
also gives us another seasoned pair of eyes in our grading process,” Bradford
explained. “She will complement our already-unmatched grading staff which
now boasts more than 70 years’ of combined experience.”
Kessler is a member of the American Numismatic Association, Professional Currency
Dealers Association, Society of Paper Money Collectors, Central States Numismatic
Society, Florida United Numismatists and other hobby and professional organizations.
For additional information, contact PCGS Currency toll-free at (800) 447-8848.