Meet Our Team…
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 TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
Debby resides in Toowoomba and enjoys spending time with her family.
Tegan is the RTO Officer for Flowers to Impress based in the Toowoomba Office. Tegan has worked in Administrative Roles for 15 years and holds BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration, and BSBAUD402 Participate in a quality audit. Tegan is committed to providing exceptional customer service to students and the general public in her role with Flowers to Impress, where she is learning a lot about flowers and floral arranging.
Samantha is a Trainer with Flowers to Impress, based in Townsville. She is known affectionately as Sam.
Samantha 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! Samantha holds TAE40116 Certificate IV Training and Assessment.
Samantha has completed Certificate III & IV 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.
Briony is a Trainer for Flowers to Impress, based in Cairns. Briony has over 6 years of experience in the Floristry Industry. Briony adores nature and loves creating interesting designs with tropical flowers. She loves being able to share her knowledge and experience in the floristry industry with her students. Briony has completed her Certificate lll in Floristry and is in the process of completing TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
Monika Zver Mekis
Monika is a Trainer for Flowers to Impress, covering the Brisbane region. Monika has had a love for nature since a young age and has been picking flowers and putting together as a bouquets since she was 6 years old. Monika trained as a Florist for 4 years in Slovenia, where she owned her own florist shop in Ljubljana, where she designed incredible corporate floristry displays. After that completed Horticulture Engineering at the University in Maribor. When she arrived in Australia, she worked with growers, wholesalers, and floristry retail businesses. Monika holds TAE 40110 Certificate IV Training and Assessment. Monika is a passionate trainer and thrives on teaching people about plants and flowers she loves.
Debra has been creating floral designs for over 15 years, has owned her own successful Florist Shop and worked for several fabulous Floral studios around Australia. She is passionate about the florist industry and loves sharing her innovations and experiences with her students. Debra has completed Certificate lll in Floristry and is in the process of completing TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and Certificate IV in Floristry SFL40115
Nathan is our in-house marketing manager and media content creator with 4 years of media experience. He is responsible for creating the majority of the Flowers to Impress promotional content as well as the educational floristry videos. Nathan has finished Certificate II and III in floristry and is currently studying marketing at the University of Southern Queensland.
Enoh is our Human Resources Manager. With over 10 years of experience in the florist industry, as well as business expertise, Enoh brings a comprehensive skill-set to his job. Enoh has finished Certificate II & III in floristry, holds Certificate IV training and assessment (TAE 40110) and is currently studying Education at Griffith University.