Debby is the founder and head trainer at Flowers to Impress School of Floristry. She is a Dutch Master Floral Designer with over 25 years of experience spanning 4 different countries.
Prior to starting Flowers to Impress, Debby owned a successful floristry business in Sydney for 7 years and designed for a great number of prestige hotels around Sydney.
Debby has won highly-prestigious awards for her innovative designs and fresh approach, in various international flower competitions. In addition to her Dutch Master Florist qualifications, Debby also holds other floristry qualifications covering topics such as horticulture, art, flower arranging and design. These qualifications include every aspect of the floristry industry: from growing flowers, to arranging cut flowers, to growing a floristry business. Debby also holds TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
Debby resides in Toowoomba and enjoys spending time with her family.
Deb is the RTO Officer at Flowers to Impress – School of Floristry.
Deb has over 3 years of experience working in administration and training for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). Prior to working in the vocational education sector, she worked in administration in various sectors, including for non-profit organisations.
Her educational background includes a Bachelor of (Primary) Education specialising in second language teaching; TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment; BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration; FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping and FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting.
Deb is has a high attention to detail and is passionate about administration and getting the job done right the first time. She lives in Toowoomba with her husband, Andrew, who is a teacher, and their young daughter, Abigail.
Samantha is a trainer with Flowers to Impress, based in Townsville. She is known affectionately as Sam.
Sam is a very passionate nature loving florist, who has been in the industry for over 6 years loves every minute of it! She counts herself blessed to now be working alongside her mentor, Debby. Sam is thankful for the opportunity to have been trained with Flowers to Impress School of Floristry and is excited to now be able to share this amazing opportunity with others!
Sam has completed Certificate III in Floristry and believes you never stop learning. She knows first-hand the impact that flowers have on people. Sam looks for ways she can continually grow in her knowledge and understanding, and is thrilled to be part of the Flowers to Impress team.