Board Of Directors

John Loftus

Chief Executive Officer

John Loftus has served as Chief Executive Officer and President and Chairman of the Board since December 12, 2016. Under his guidance, the company posted its second consecutive annual profit in 2018. Mr. Loftus holds an M.B.A. from the SMU Cox School of Business.

Allison DeStefano


Allison DeStefano has served as a Director since March 19, 2018. She is also the Executive Vice President of Retail Operations for Envela. Under Ms. DeStefano, the DGSE division has embarked on strategies centered around the customer, both in-store and online, while continuing to improve operations and expand the company’s retail store base. Prior to joining us, Ms. DeStefano filled numerous key executive and leadership roles at Echo Environmental, LLC from 2013 until its purchase by an Envela subsidiary in May 2019. Ms. DeStefano holds an M.B.A from the Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business.

Jim Ruth

Independent Director

Mr. Jim R. Ruth serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of OppMetrix. Mr. Ruth has been Independent Director at Envela Corporation, since January 17, 2017. He obtained his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Michigan and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the SMU Cox School of Business.

Alexandra Griffin

Independent Director

Ms. Alexandra C. Griffin serves as an Accounting Supervisor of PrimeLending. Ms. Griffin joined PrimeLending in December 2014 and served as its Senior Accountant. She has been an Independent Director of Envela Corporation since January 17, 2017. Ms. Griffin is a CPA skilled in financial analysis and financial statement reporting in accordance with GAAP. Ms. Griffin holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Richard Schepp

Independent Director

Richard D. Schepp has been an Independent Director at Envela since December 1, 2021. He was the Chief Administrative Officer for Kohl’s Corporation prior to his retirement in 2018, where he was responsible for Kohl's human resources, legal, risk management and compliance, real estate, business development, and store construction and design functions. Mr. Schepp began his retail career in 1992. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

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