The ever-stylish Sharon Levy Pagan is a second generation BOI — that’s Born on the Island, for those new to the area. Pagan is a University of Texas alumni with a master’s degree in educational psychology. After working as a psychological associate, she studied to be a gemologist and ultimately took over the family business at Vic’s Estate & Fine Jewelry, 2413 Market St. in the island’s downtown. She is the granddaughter of the original founders who began the business 84 years ago.
She serves on the advisory board of the Galveston Arts Center, is on the Galveston Reads committee, is a yogi, a movie buff, a bird enthusiast and enjoys brisk walks.