Angela Cisneros, 39, is the general manager of K-Jons Diamonds & Gems and has been for the past 21 years. She was hired out of high school at an entry-level position and now runs nearly every aspect of the store.
Cisneros received a bachelor’s degree in child development from Cal Poly. She’s also a certified gemologist through the American Gem Society and a graduate gemologist from the Gemological Institute of America, which enables her to grade and identify diamonds and colored gemstones.
In 2016, Cisneros was a member of the first Leadership North County class, learning more about Diablo Canyon, Camp Roberts, Twin Cities Hospital and local government.
Cisneros is the 2019 chair of Atascadero Chamber of Commerce, bringing with her 12 years of experience as the chamber ambassador.
The native resident also volunteers at the Atascadero Library and is part of the volunteer-run fundraiser show, Dancing With Our Stars. She’s also served as the youth mentor at Atascadero’s First Assembly of God Church for 15 years.