Meet the Team
Jonathan Jonathan is the Owner of Didriks, which opened in September 2004. He moved to the US after finishing school in Sweden in 1993 and spent some time working in retail and restaurants before working in the commercial playground industry with his father. Jonathan loves the Heath Ceramics dinnerware, which he and his family use at their dinner table. He loves to entertain and spend time with friends and family at home.
Rich Rich is the Web Manager for Didriks. He feeds and waters Didriks.com and its sibling site, Linens by Didriks. Transplanted to Massachusetts from Connecticut, Rich has a BA in History from Trinity College and a certificate in Multimedia Studies. When not optimizing Didriks web pages for key words, Rich investigates the merits of Belgian linen sheets, Jars Ceramics dinnerware and the benefits of cocktails enjoyed in Match Pewter highball glasses.
Latif Latif is the Web Manager/Accountant for Didriks , he has been with Didriks for over three years. He is a graduate of Boston University in Business Management Studies. Latif is originally from Morocco, he is fluent in four languages. When not at Didriks. Latif serves as a program director and a youth leader for a non-profit organization in Chelsea, MA. His favorite lines at Didriks are Match Pewter flatware and Chilewich placemats. He loves playing soccer and hiking.
Melissa Melissa is the Store Manager at Didriks. She manages all store and web orders, and ensures that daily store operations run smoothly. Melissa also enjoys running the Didriks gift registry program, where she works with registrants to compile their ideal wish lists. She can’t resist the Lafco Candles and also enjoys cooking and entertaining at home. Like Rich, Melissa hails from Connecticut, but moved to New York City to pursue a Fine Arts Degree in Interior Design from Pratt Institute in 2009. In 2010, she moved to Boston and started working with the Didriks team.
Nate Nate has been the resident Photographer and Graphic Designer here at Didriks since 2011, taking and making pretty pictures of our pretty things. He has also worked as a portrait photographer, photojournalist, illustrator, and even teacher in the past. When he is not bouncing light off our wares, Nate wanders the countryside with his moped and camera in search of adventure.
Taryn Taryn is the Social Media Marketing Manager at Didriks, and the voice behind the Didriks blog and social media channels. She also maintains the social networks for the Dinner Series blog, a Didriks offshoot that focuses on the finer side of food, beverage and entertaining. When she’s not chatting with customers on Facebook and Twitter or in the store, she’s probably off in the kitchen using Didriks merchandise to whip up something delicious – which she always shares with her coworkers!