Meet the Staff
Ken Roath – CEO/Owner
Ken has managed the company since 1980. His honesty and integrity have been evident in his operation over the years. Ken’s friendly approach has kept his customers coming back for multiple generations of families. Ken participates actively in the pawn industry by regularly attending seminars and trade shows. He is also the president of the B.C pawnbrokers association.
Kyle Roath – Gemologist/Diamond Grader
Kyle has been involved in operations at Roath’s for over 20 years. Kyle is a Graduate Gemologist from the Gemological Institute of America (Residence) and brings expertise in this important area of the shop. Kyle is a Registered Master Valuer Appraiser from the California Institute of Jewellery Training. This enables him to do a very accurate appraisal for your jewellery items. He is happy to answer any questions you may have about jewellery, including designer and antique jewellery.
John Prychon. – Goldsmith/Bench Jeweler
John is our master Goldsmith. John’s detail oriented approach ensures the best quality jewellery repairs. John has been with Roath’s for over 30 years and is an important member of our team. John is an avid mineral and rock collector. He is also a member of the local rock club. He speaks Spanish and English.
Maci R. – Sales/ Loans Associate
Maci has been with us since the spring of 2016. Maci’s knowledge in wrist watches and jewellery has built up her own loyal customer base, here at Roath’s. She is fluent in English and Tagalog enabling the company to extend our services beyond adequate. Not only is Maci knowledgeable in our product department but she’s also one of our experts in Loans and financial advise.
Lacy L. – Sales/Loans Associate
Lacy joined our team in the summer of 2021. Lacy has over 20 years of customer service experience. She comes from a financial background, having worked in one of the five big banks in Canada for over 5 years. She is skilled in our product department, loans and is an expert in authenticating luxury handbags and wallets.