About Russ Wholesale Flowers
1001 Odgen Ave Suite 204 Downers Grove IL 60515
(630) 784-0890 or (877) 923-2769
Russ was most recently head of operations for the multimillion dollar commercial divisions at All American Phillip’s Flowers, Inc. (Phillip’s Flowers) and sat on the Board of Directors for All American Phillip’s Flowers, Inc. Founded in 1923, Phillip’s Flowers is a well-established retail floral company in the Chicago area.
As a third generation florist, Russ started in the floral business as a young boy and in 1986, Russ began his full time career at Phillip’s Flowers. His career and training work took him internationally, where he experienced months of floral industry training with some of the best in the industry. (Bachman’s in MN, Pittsburg Cut in PA, Holland floral market in Europe, and the American Academy of Floral Design to name a few).
Russ’ floral training is unique because he had extensive training and management responsibilities in all phases of the business.. Russ has extensive retail background, all occasional floral design, commercial floral design, wedding floral design, wholesaling, importing, international ordering, telecommunication operations, dispatch operations, commercial interior landscape design, commercial holiday display design, and sales management.
In addition to this website, we also have several other websites in our family:
RussWholesaleFlowers.com/blog – lots of do it yourself videos and articles for flower lovers and brides that want to take more control.
YourBridalFlowers.com – YourBridalFlower.com is truly a unique membership site that provides invaluable and practical guidance for planning the perfect wedding flowers.
FlowersForHeroes.org – 501c3 Not for Profit that raises money to adorn the United States National Cemeteries with Flowers for our fallen heroes while providing financial support for the Gold Star Families (those they have left behind).