"Just use a little more hot glue." Lisa is the Creative Product Instructor for The Rhinestone World and has been with the company since 2014. She spends her day thinking up great crafting projects and teaches others along the way. Her weapon of choice is the Silhouette Cameo 2. Lisa holds a bachelor's degree in Advertising and Public Relations.15 Articles

"It's awesome!" Matt Vassallo is the owner and CEO of The Rhinestone World, building the company from an entrepreneurial vinyl and rhinestone decal business he and his wife started in their home. As a teacher, Matt understands and appreciates what it means to empower others by providing knowledge and education to succeed in this industry. And if you haven't noticed, he's kind of a sports buff.7 Articles

“I make words and things.” Shanna Bellingham is the copywriter and marketing assistant for The Rhinestone World. She has been a journalist and photographer for several publications throughout north Central Florida. Shanna has a bachelor’s degree in mass media communications and has spent several years in public relations, digital publishing, marketing management, and mass communications.5 Articles

“Stay Liquid” Sean has been with The Rhinestone World for four years, previously worked as the custom design coordinator and recently moved into a training role. Sean has a degree in Hospitality Management from USF. He specializes in vector designs and Wizard tools.4 Articles

Lexi is one of The Rhinestone World’s call center representatives. She loves pugs and giraffes, if she could she would own all the pugs and giraffes in the world. She describes herself as kind, caring and sensitive, and her best feature is how hard she works. If there was one time that Lexi would travel to, she would go back to the 90’s when she grew up. If you want to entertain Lexi all you have to do is play any Taylor Swift song and bring her dog, Sophie.2 Articles

“I tried out for Jeopardy when I was 15!” Nicholas Potts is the Call Center Manager at The Rhinestone World and has specialized experience in technical support and administration. He has been in customer service for 10 years, in a wide variety of careers ranging from the call center to retail to sales.2 Articles

"It's time to get your bling on." Philip is a native of Sarasota. He manages Shirts & Stones, and has been with the company for nearly two years.1 Articles

"Please, get that doll out of my face." Gabe is the Marketing Director for The Rhinestone World. He is responsible for interpreting analytics, developing campaigns, and managing the Marketing Department. He attends most of the trade shows, which works out because he loves to travel. His greatest childhood fear was Chucky.1 Articles

Ryan is The Rhinestone World’s Warehouse Manager and has been with the company since 2012. He manages inventory, crew schedules, budgets and completes warehouse ordering, and completes general management operations of the warehouse. “I love getting to work at a fun and creative environment where I can express myself freely,” Ryan says of the company.

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