Bradley H. (Brad) Marks is president of IW Marks Jewelers, and oversees all operations. I W Marks Jewelers is recognized in the industry for over 35 years as the largest and finest jeweler in the greater Houston area. The Houston native was brought up in his family’s fine jewelry store, where he fine-tuned his knowledge of every aspect of the jewelry retail business.
The Texas A&M University graduate officially joined IW Marks Jewelers in 1994. He then earned his certification by The Gemological Institute of America, (GIA), the world’s foremost authority in gemology, diamond grading, jewelry education and gemology research.
Brad travels to New York City several times a year as well as the prestigious Couture jewelry show to help select the finest diamond, gold and platinum jewelry and name brand watches for IW Marks and its exclusive designer jewelry boutique.
A member of the boards of Society for the Performing Arts, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, Houston Ballet, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, TIRR (The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research), American Cancer Society Holiday Shopping Card Advisory Board, Community National Bank, Better Business Bureau, Greater Southwest Houston Chamber of Commerce, Brad Marks takes great pride in carrying on I W Marks Jewelers’ long-standing tradition of supporting the community. The store is a five-time recipient of the Business Committee for the Arts, Inc., and FORBES Magazine’s national Business in the Arts Award, the Jefferson Award for community service, multiple award-winner of the Better Business Bureau Foundation’s Award for Excellence and Winner of Distinction, and recipient of countless other community and arts awards.
Brad Marks is the son of the late Diane and I.W. Marks. Brad is the proud husband of Mrs. Joanna Hartland Marks and a loving stepdad to Kennedy and Garrison.