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Jacob McCall, AIFD®, AAF, FSMD, CFD®
Ballooniversity® Mission Specialist

Jacob McCall began his career in the floral industry more than 20 years ago. Over the years, he has worked in a retail flower shop, consulted on product design and development, and traveled throughout North and South America educating consumers and his peers. Jacob is known for his cutting-edge trends and color expertise.
 
No stranger to the world of floral design competition, Jacob represented the United States at the 2015 Interflora World Cup in Berlin, Germany, competing against 25 other countries. Jacob also served as the USA representative of the technical committee for the 2019 FTD World Cup held in Philadelphia. In 2014, he won the coveted Sylvia Cup at the Society of American Florists (SAF) Convention. Jacob also won the Sunshine Cup at the Florida State Florists’ Association Convention in 2013. Competing against nine countries, he represented the United States in the 2011 America’s Cup in Brazil, taking first runner up. Prior to that, Jacob won the Iron Designer Competition at the International Floriculture Expo for two consecutive years, 2010 and 2011.
 
Jacob was inducted into the prestigious American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD®) in 2010 and the American Academy of Floriculture in 2012. Over multiple years in floral leadership, Jacob was a director at large for AIFD® and is president-elect of the Florida State Florists’ Association. 
 
Jacob was featured on the hit television show Whose Wedding Is It Anyway? on The Style Network. He has designed floral creations for celebrities including Tiger Woods, Grant Hill, Diana Ross, and Jessica Simpson. Jacob was also selected to design the Christmas décor for the famous Peabody Hotel and the renowned Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando. Jacob’s enthusiasm for the floral industry is infectious, and his Southern charm adds to his down-home approach to sharing his talent with his peers.

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  • 325 Cleveland Road
    Bogart, GA 30622-1766
    800.241.2094
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