2015 Industry Award Winners

2015 Industry Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award

Bob Friese, AIFD

National Service Award

Teleflora’s Jack Howard


Kathy Petz AAF, CF, PFCI (middle) accepts the National Service Award on behalf of Jack Howard.

MFA Past President’s Floriology Institute Scholarship Winner

Shelley Adair, CF
Blumz…by JR Designs, Detroit and Ferndale

Retailer of the Year

Smith Floral & Greenhouse, Lansing, Michigan

Retail Employee of the Year

Pamela Prough,
My Lady’s Florist, Westland, Michigan

Supplier of the Year

Kennicott Brothers
Chicago, IL


Members of the Kennicott Brothers team L to R: Chris McGahey, Steve Baron, Deb Durrant, Courtney Hill and Mike Anderson.

Wholesale Employee of the Year

Ric Gaunt of Mayesh Wholesale Florist, Romulus, Michigan

Young Person of the Year

Angela Christi, CF
Flowers from Nature’s Garden in Petoskey, MI

CF of the Year

Arlon Slagh, CF

2015 Special Recognition Award

James Lutke