Sustainability Taskforce


Board Champion:
Paul Fowle, AAF
Royer’s Flowers & Gifts
2150 Cider Press Rd
Manheim, PA 17545
Tel: 717-273-4090
Email

Brian Kusuda Jimmy’s Flower Shop, Inc. Ogden, Utah Brian Kusuda is vice president of Jimmy’s Flower Shop, Inc., a 69-year-old shop in Ogden, Utah. He has a degree in business administration from Weber State University and 12 years of experience in the industry. His expertise includes product development, care and handling, quality control and human resources. He is a member of the Midwest Floral Group.
Brian Kusuda
Jimmy’s Flower Shop, Inc.
2735 Washington Blvd
Ogden, UT 85034
Tel: 801-621-2360
Email


Michael R. Pugh, AAF
Pugh’s Flowers
2435 Whitten Rd
Memphis, TN 38133-4715
Tel: 901-363-6744
Email


Michael Trogdon, AAF
Burge Flower Shop, Inc.
625 S Fayetteville St
Asheboro, NC 27203
Tel: 336-625-3466
Email

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Oscar Fernandez
Equiflor/RioRoses
10200 NW 21st St Ste 112
Doral, FL 33172-2533
Tel: 305-594-4445
Email

Nick Fronduto Jacobson Floral Supply, Inc. Boston, Massachusetts Nick Fronduto is COO of Jacobson Floral Supply, Inc., a 74-year-old family-run business in Boston, Massachusetts. Fronduto has spent 17 years in the industry and his expertise includes operations, purchasing, merchandising, sales and marketing. He is a member of SAF’s Wholesale Council and has held numerous leadership positions with the Wholesale Florist and Florist Supplier Association, including education committee chairman, first and second vice president and president. He has been a member of The Produce News’ Floral Marketing editorial team since 2011. Fronduto has a Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University. He has been a youth baseball coach since 1998.
Nick Fronduto
Jacobson Floral Supply, Inc.
500 Albany St
Boston, MA  02118
Tel: 617-426-4200
Email


David Torres
DWF Wholesale Florist
4800 Dahlia St
Denver, Colorado 80216-3121
Email


Austin T. Bryant
Heart of Florida Greenhouses. Inc.
7555 Crewsville Rd
Zolfo Springs, FL 33890
Tel: 863-735-1199
Email

Patrick Busch Len Busch Roses Plymouth, Minnesota Patrick Busch is CEO of Len Busch Roses in Plymouth, Minnesota. In addition to roses, the 52-year-old family-run company grows alstroemeria, lilies, gerberas, snapdragons, delphiniums, tulips and blooming plants. Len Busch Roses also operates a wholesale business selling cut flowers, bouquets, blooming and green plants and floral supplies. Busch has Bachelor’s degrees in horticulture and business from Michigan State University. He has been a member of SAF’s Growers Council since 2015. He served as vice president of the Minnesota State Floral Association from 2010 to 2014 and as a board member of the Flower Promotion Organization from 2005 to 2015.
Patrick Busch
Len Busch Roses
4045 Hwy 101
Plymouth, MN  55446
Tel: 763-478-9329
Email


Ross Johnson
RosaPrima
175 SW 7th St Ste 2301
Miami, Florida 33130-2964
Tel: 305- 644-8459
Email


Stephen Kennicott
Kennicott Kuts, LLC
1638 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60622-6723
Tel: 212-514-2299
Email


Staff liaison
Katie Butler
Senior Vice President
Society of American Florists
1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 201
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Tel: 703-838-5200
Fax: 703-836-8705
Email

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