Jonathan has been with Diamonds Direct since August 2013. He is an Accredited Jewelry Professional (AJP) through the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). He was introduced to the Jewelry industry by his grandfather who was a private Jeweler in both South Africa and the USA. While still studying, he was offered various positions in the Jewelry industry but had his mind set on joining Diamonds Direct and waited until a position opened up in Raleigh, NC before joining the team.
Jonathan started in the front desk, reception and worked his way all the way to management. As of July 2017, he has taken over the St. Louis market as General Manager.
He was born in South Africa and loves to travel, having visited numerous exotic places. In his free time he is a foodie, enjoys international cuisines and fine wines. He is an avid sportsman, playing golf, competing in triathlons and hiking with his wife and 2 dogs.