Named #1 fall bouquet by Martha Stewart, flower and plant expert Christy Griner Hulsey is an award-winning designer, key note speaker and small business branding strategist. With a background in communication and leadership, her career expands over several industries including agriculture, sales, flora & botanica, retail, digital marketing and entrepreneurship. Christy worked her way up from a ground-floor position to the C-Suite table.
She's former Mayesh Design Star, a designation held by less than 1% of professional florist. She has been in included in the University of Georgia's 40 Under 40, named to the University of Georgia's Bulldog 100 List of Top 100 businesses owned by alumni twice, and is currently serving on the Women of UGA Alumni Leadership Council. She's worked all over the United States from the White House in Washington D.C. to Coastal Living Magazine's Table for Twenty in Charleston, South Carolina.
Christy has represented Certified American Grown Flowers with the USDA on trade missions to Shanghai, Beijing, and Kunming, China; and has given demonstrations and installations at the Expo Flor in Quito, Ecuador and the Wholesale Florist & Floral Supplier Association's annual conference in Miami, Florida.
Christy works with companies to amplify their communication and connection like --> Pottery Barn, Kate Spade NY, Coca Cola and the University of Georgia.
Christy's a frequent guest on blogs and podcasts and her work is featured in print media and made several magazine covers. She has pitched in at the Rose Bowl.
Hulsey’s natural grace and warm personality light up any room. A naturally entertaining speaker, Christy is a fresh voice for her generation. Whether she’s teaching how to create a compote design or creating a show stoping living jewelry piece, garland, arbor and wreath -Christy guides her audience through the art of making something beautiful.
Christy enjoys talking with attendees and selling a curated collection of vessels and tools at the end of a lecture.
Topics Suggestions :
Flower Design. Wreaths. Living Jewelry. Compotes. Terrariums. Succulent Gardens. DIY. Lifestyle.
Contact Us For 2022/23 Fee Schedule – Effective December 1, 2021
Speaker Honorarium - (includes PowerPoint presentation or demonstration)
Add-on features (additional speech, demo, arrangement, course, etc.)
*Travel and accommodations reimbursed by contracting party
Christy's supports her family with Colonial House of Flowers. She donates to the Dyslexia Resource, University of Georgia Women of UGA, Made by Dyslexia, and the Schenck, Swift and Saint Francis Schools as often as possible for the wonderful work they do.