Idit and Moti Ferder

Idit and Moti Ferder

FOUNDER, CEO LUGANO DIAMONDS

WHY: Started, runs Newport Beach jeweler. Opened Newport Center headquarters in 2005, and Montage Laguna Beach in 2013. A mainstay at area philanthropic event.

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Diamonds run in the family. Cut teeth in family’s Belgium business, started in 1965. Boards of American Film Institute, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Lupus Research Alliance.

QUOTABLE: “We make money by creating wearable works of art.  Every piece is unique and our customer relationships are based on trust.”