Sharon McGukin, AIFD, AAF, CFD, PFCI
Floral Design Instructor
Sharon McGukin inspires others to ‘celebrate life with flowers’. She began her career as a small town florist with floral adventures leading her around the world. She has presented flower demonstrations across the US, Canada, and Europe. From decorating floats at the Rose Bowl Parade to designing flowers in the White House, this floral fashionista has lots of flower stories to share.
Jackie Lacey, AAF, AIFD, CFD, PFCI
Director of Education, Lead Instructor
Jackie Lacey has over thirty-five years of experience in the retail floral market and floral education field. His portfolio includes an extensive background in the retail floral market and wedding/event design experience. Most recently he has been the lead consultant and director to provide distinctive event/wedding planning and décor for a Chicago Event Company and currently an advisor and Education Specialist for Floriology Institute, Fitz Design, Fiorology Mexico and Industry leader in market trends, current design trends, industry education and retail marketing.