Nick Pechman is the President of JB Hudson Jewelers, the premier luxury jeweler of Downtown Minneapolis. He joined JB Hudson Jewelers in 2009 as Business Strategist, later becoming COO, and then President in 2017.
Nick became a Certified Watchmaker at an early age after taking watchmaking courses at night throughout high school. While building a prosperous small business within the watch industry, he went on to graduate from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management with BSB’s in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management. His experience led to an international trade finance role with HSBC and Wells Fargo, where he received the Diversity Champion award for his role as co-founder of the Young Professionals Network, an inclusive organization designed to connect young professionals and provide exposure to career pathways that aligned with their passions.
As President, Nick combines his passions for finance, small business management, and watches harmoniously. He takes great pride in leading an engaged team of experts and professionals to enhance the lives of JB Hudson’s patrons.
Nick serves on the Board of the Minneapolis Downtown Council. He was formerly President of the Midwest Watch & Clockmaker’s Association, an AWCI Certified Examiner, and Sergeant in the Mobile Volunteer Network. He regularly volunteers in his community as a CPR instructor and maintains an interest in traumatic brain injury prevention and recovery.
Nick lives for his wife and daughter, and always looks forward to the next adventure.