Wholesalers Council

The Wholesalers Council represents the needs of the wholesale industry segment within the Society of American Florists.

The year noted after each individuals name indicates when their term on the Council expires.

If you would like to receive contact information for a particular Council member, please reach out to SAF staff on LiveChat.

Headshot of David Armellini
David Armellini
Armellini Logistics
Palm City, FL

Ryan Alders
Ryan Alders (2023)
Alders Wholesale Florist Inc.
Campbell Hall, NY

Amy Desperito (2024)
Natural Flowers, Inc.
Miami, FL

David Legge
Denver Wholesale Florists
Denver, CO

Evan Mickelson
Red Mountain Bloom and FloraLink
Provo, UT

John Richards (2024)
John Richards (2023)
DV Floral
Sewell, NJ

Liza Atwood Fifty Flowers Boise, Idaho Liza Atwood is founder and CEO of Fifty Flowers in Boise, Idaho. She has spent 24 years in the industry. Her expertise is in fresh cut flower sourcing and marketing. She belongs to the Association for Wedding Professionals International, the Association of Bridal Consultants, the Wedding Industry Professional Association and NorCal. She has written two articles for Rent My Wedding magazine. Atwood has a Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and belongs to Entrepreneurs’ Organization, a global non-profit.
Liza Roeser (2022)
Boise, ID

Melanie Spilbeler (2023)
FreshPath Marketing LLC
Carmel, IN

Alan Tanouye (2024)
Walterboro, SC

David Torres DWF Wholesale Florist Denver, Colorado
David Torres (2022)
DWF Wholesale Florist
Denver, CO

Lenny Walker (2022)
Kennicott Brothers
Chicago, IL

Staff liaison
Amanda Roberts
Membership Manager
Society of American Florists
1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 201
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: 703-838-5204

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