Joe Esposito

Global Manufacturing

Joe Esposito is the executive vice president of Global Manufacturing of the Richline Group.

As well as serving on the Richline Group Board, Joe has oversight and is the technical advisor for all Richline owned factories spanning across the U.S., Dominican Republic, South Africa, Italy, and the Far East. Joe is expanding Richline’s captive manufacturing to strategic locations with a primary focus on responsible sourcing, compliance, and oversight.

Joe has worked in the jewelry and precious metals industry for over 35 years. He started his career as a Journeyman toolmaker until he founded Prime Time Manufacturing which he sold to Richline in 2007. Incorporating in 1988, Prime Time Manufacturing became the premier supplier of precious metal findings and finished jewelry in the United States. Over the past 20 years, Joe has grown the company from a one-person shop to a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility with over 500 employees.

Joe lives in Rhode Island and enjoys cigars, great wine and hosting family and friends.