About Us


Thomas Troy Dent



Troy was born on Cape Cod, was raised all over the world and landed in the DC area in 1972.


Troy has a vast amount of experience in many industries: retail management, general operations management, Personal Assistant to Lily Tomlin, accounting/tax operations with Andersen, and commercial property management.  He is a successful company owner and award-winning jewelry designer.  Troy established Troy Montana Jewelry in 2006, where he designs and creates handmade high-end unique and bold statement-oriented jewelry that he sells at professional arts & crafts shows, large festivals, well-established markets, and other local events. He also maintains a successful online site for this business.




In the fall of 2016, he established Troy Promotions as a premiere events management company.


With his vast experience, his history of success, and firm belief and commitment that offering stellar customer service is essential for success, Troy elevates event management to another level.




Judy Schloss

Executive Vice President/Owner


Judy was born and raised in Washington DC and has lived in Jerusalem (Israel), Toronto (Canada), Cape Town (South Africa), and New York.  She has worked in telecommunications, conservation, and, most recently, spent 13 years in the executive search industry.  She started designing jewelry as a hobby in 2009, but when her designs sold quickly, she established her online store and began selling at shows.


Judy owns and runs two successful online stores (JSWMetalWorks and JSWMetalWorks Supply), is a Professional Networker with Asea, and works in Human Resources and Executive Recruiting for the largest global conservation organization based in the DC area.  She has had extensive experience with markets in DC, VA, MD, NY, NJ, and CT since 2009.  In the fall of 2016, she established Troy Promotions as a premiere events management company with Thomas Troy Dent.





She has a passion for everything she does.  Working on and growing her businesses is where she gets her joy, energy, and inspiration and considers them her greatest achievements.