Owners and Team Members
Jerome Raska AIFD, AAF, CF, MCF, PFCI, CAFA, is a member of the well respected Teleflora Educational Specialists Team. He is known across the United States and Canada for his creativity, style and outgoing personality. Jerome has owned as many as five retail florists at one time in the South eastern Michigan area. A very active industry leader, Jerome has served on state, regional and national boards and committees. His design skills have been on display at all levels of the industry. Jerome has also received numerous awards and accolades for his innovative ideas and design talents. A favored floral educator and former Chairman of the Professional Floral Communicators International, Jerome is in high demand on the national level as a stage presenter and floral communicator.
J. Robbin Yelverton AIFD, AAF, CF, MCF, PFCI, is a professional floral designer, educator, and communicator. A former National Board of Directors member and National Symposium Chairman of the American Institute of Floral Designers, Robbin is very active in the floral design field. He has worked at all levels of the floral industry. Robbins’ southern background is evident in his relaxed elegant garden influenced style. A former Mississippi Vocational Educator of the Year, Robbins’ informative and entertaining presentations are well received. Much in demand, Robbin has worked on two Presidential Inaugurations, is a contributing author to floral trade magazines, a guest blogger for the Society of American Florists, a free-lance consultant and an award-winning designer.
Sales Staff & Design Team
The Sales and Design Team at Blumz are the “worker bee’s” behind Jerome and Robbin. Our staff consists of experienced floral sales persons, award-winning designers, skilled floral handlers and professional delivery and support personnel. It is through their efforts and talents that Blumz is able to provide the high quality goods and services that we have become known for.