Michael George: *Founder
Michael, a second-generation florist, took the knowledge that he learned while growing up in his fathers shop and turned it into a floral phenomenon. He accomplished many amazing achievements in his long career, one of which was being named one of the “Twenty-five people that make New York, New York.” Michael set the standard for floristry over the last thirty years and his team continues that legacy today.
Lisa George: *Owner, Head of Events
Lisa George joined the team in 1992 as Michael’s assistant. She is now co-owner and great role model for the rest of the team. She has a great eye for design and inspires her team to consistently create unique and beautiful floral arrangements as well as gardens. Lisa is in charge of the event department and leads her team in executing elegant events.
Gaudencio Contreras: Lead Designer
Gaudencio has been a member of the Michael George Team for over thirteen years. He has been Michael’s protégé, working closely with him to hone his skills and become our lead designer. Gaudencio creates chic, modern arrangements and consistently surprises and thrills our clients with his creations!
Tom Fagan: Office Manager
Tom joined Michael George in 2000 and has been a crucial member of the team ever since. Tom grew up in the floral industry, starting out in his local flower shop at the age of 15 working afterschool. His experience and knowledge of flowers has a great impact on the store and the experience that our clients receive.
Leila Milton: Public Relations and Events
Leila is the newest member of the Michael George Team. She brings an administrative eye to the group, and puts her skills to use assisting on events with Lisa George, as well as providing excellent customer service. She is in charge of public relations and client services.