Marquis Top Business Owners

Victoria L. Golden

Title: Owner and Senior Appraiser
Company: Lost Art Gallery
Location: St. Augustine, Florida, United States

Victoria L. Golden, owner and senior appraiser of Lost Art Gallery, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Business Owners for dedication, achievements, and leadership in fine arts and antiques.

Ms. Golden has had a diverse and distinguished career in the fields of fine art appraisals and psychology. She has been an active psychologist for over two decades and was instrumental in creating a stellar library and counseling and career center at Santa Fe College when she served there as director. She also served as a psychology and career development professor at Santa Fe College. Ms. Golden currently operates three businesses simultaneously, including the Lost Art Gallery, the Floating Lotus Therapeutic Spa and Health Center, and the Sea Spirits Gallery. Additionally, she was the owner of Sea Spirits Gallery and Gifts between 2015 and 2021 and has contributed to the Marine and Ocean Conservancy in the Archeology and Conservation division since 1980.

Crediting her success to her unyielding dedication to her mission of creating a positive impact in the world, Ms. Golden utilized these assets to earn a Bachelor of Science in psychology with a minor in archeology. She subsequently obtained a Master of Science in counseling psychology with a minor in cultural anthropology and archaeology. She contributes her time to The Explorers Club, a prestigious group where she was inducted as a member in 2011.

Ms. Golden participates as a volunteer for numerous wildlife organizations, such as the Worldwide Fund for Nature, the National Audubon Society, and the Turtle Conservancy. She also belongs to multiple professional associations, including the St. Augustine Archaeological Association, Inc, the National Geographic Society, and was the past president of the Fort Lauderdale Chapter of the International Society of Appraisers. She has been recognized with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ms. Golden has set a goal to inspire and educate younger generations in the upcoming years and to see her children carry on her legacy. Moreover, she wants to introduce new technologies and therapies to her therapeutic center to help people. When she is not working, she dedicates her time and attention to traveling, painting, helping conserve turtle habitats, and gardening.

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