Competitors

Jacob McCall USA

Name:  Jacob McCall
Country:  United States of America
Date of birth:  20 December 1982
Place of residence:  Miami, Florida
Professional experience:

  • 2014: Winner of the SAF Sylvia Cup
  • 2013 – Winner of the FSFA Sunshine Cup
  • 2012 – Inducted into the American Academy of Floriculture (AAF) and Presented Main Stage Program at the AIFD National Symposium
  • 2011 – Winner of the IFE Iron Designer Competition and First Runner Up in the America’s Cup
  • 2010 – Inducted into the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) and Winner of the IFE Iron Designer Competition

Activities:  Floral Industry: Educating, Competing, Color Expertise,
Non Floral Industry: Boating, Fishing, Music, Travel
Title:  Director of Design and Marketing, The Elite Flower, FTD Education Consultant
Favourite flower:  Gloriosa Lily

 Characteristics

Jacob McCall started his career in the floral industry more than 17 years ago. Over the years, he has worked in a retail flower shop, consulted on product design and development and traveled throughout North and South America educating consumers and peers. Jacob is currently the Director of Design and Marketing for The Elite Flower in Miami, FL.

No stranger to the world of floral design competition, Jacob won the coveted Sylvia Cup at the Society of American Florists (SAF) Convention in 2014. He also won the Sunshine Cup at the Florida State Florists’ Association Convention in 2013. Competing against nine countries, Jacob represented the U.S. in the 2011 America’s Cup in Brazil, taking first runner up. Prior to that, Jacob won the Iron Designer Competition at the International Floriculture Expo for two consecutive years, 2011 and 2010.

In 2012, Jacob presented a main stage program at the AIFD National Symposium with FTD Education Consultant Deborah De La Flor AIFD. Jacob was inducted into the American Academy of Floriculture in 2012, as well as the prestigious American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) in 2010.

Known for his cutting edge trends and color expertise, Jacob was featured on the hit television show Whose Wedding Is It Anyway? on the Style network. He has designed floral creations for many celebrities such as Tiger Woods, Grant Hill, Diana Ross, James Stewart and Jessica Simpson. Jacob was also selected to design the Christmas décor for the famous Peabody Hotel and the renowned Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, FL. Jacob’s enthusiasm for the floral industry is infectious, and his southern charm adds to his down-home approach to sharing his talent with his peers.

Jacob McCall is determined in USA by FTD Companies Inc