Mrs. Kelly Rose Platko resides at 1025 High Street in Bradford, PA with her husband Mark & their three daughters. Kelly is the granddaughter of Roseart founder Philip M. Rose. She is a High School Graduate & has completed 30 college credits in Business Management from Jamestown Community College & the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, & she received certification as a Professional in Human Resources from the Society of Human Resource Management. Mrs. Platko worked 23 years at Zippo Manufacturing Company & was the Personnel Manager when she resigned in May 2001 to stay home with her young children. Currently she works part-time at both Companies.
Mr. Mark Platko, husband of Kelly, is a Graduate of Williamsport Trade School. He has worked as an electrician and as an Electrical Inspector. He currently is employed as the Maintenance Manager at Bradford Forest Products in Bradford.
They all have been working with the original inventory & setting up the original showroom located on 12 Lincoln Avenue. They are also looking into new products with different vendors & various materials. Plans are to produce "new" ROSEART lighters made out of similar materials but with some different designs.
All the partners bring unique expertise & talent to this business enterprise & with the artistic creativity & commitment to quality & customer service, valued by its founder, intend to make Roseart a successful & profitable company once again.