Nadia has worked in floral for Stop and Shop, a grocery chain based in Northeastern U.S. and Ahold Delhaize banner, for over 22 years. With a passion for floral and the industry that surrounds it, Nadia started her career as a designer and Floral Department Lead. After 18 years in the stores, she made the […]
Lisa Letch has worked in the floral industry for over 35 years. Lisa is the Floral Sales Manager at Shaws and Star Market, a grocery chain based in New England. Shaws has 148 stores across five New England states. She worked for a start up chain of retail flower shops for some years before returning […]
Bradley Gaines has been the Director of Floral at the United Family since 2016 and has been with the United Family for 31 years. United is a division of Albertsons Companies. United has the banners of Market Street, United Supermarkets, Albertsons Market and Amigos. Bradley had Floriexpo name a sunflower after him in 2018, the Bradley.
Kim has over 20 years’ experience within the floral industry and is incredibly passionate for all things floral. Kim started in a small flower shop as a part time job and went on to manage multiple flower shops, eventually opening her own Floral Event design business which she operated successfully for over 5 years, before […]
Kristin has been in Retail for 28 years. Started with Mrs. Goochs and became the youngest individual to get promoted to dept managerStayed as the Housewares and Floral Manager until Whole Foods acquisition Soon after was the first store level manager to get promoted to corporate office…Became the Asst. Store Designer for few years Transitioned […]
John Agnew has been in the Produce/Floral Industry since he was 16 years old. He joined Whole Foods Market more than 20 years ago spending 14 years as the Floral Coordinator in the Mid-Atlantic region before moving to the Northeast region for last 5 years. John currently lives in Monroe Township, NJ with his wife […]
Joseph Farrell, President of BloomQuest LLC, has been in the floriculture industry for 40 years. Always bringing new and different, quality products to North America from global, international growers. Farrell strongly believes in education and promotion of the floral industry to the mass market and the consumer.
In 1963, Pieter was found behind a blooming tulip in the bulb-fields of his parents in Breezand the Netherlands. After finalizing ‘Cum Laude’ the horticulture school for floral industry and floral design, he decided to open a flower shop, to start a freelance job on the side creating floral decorations around the world and on […]