The Sales Staff

Kelley Gilbert - Sales
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Kelley Gilbert does it all. She manages numerous accounts and her husband and three young children as well. At any given moment Kelley can tell you where the Green Tea roses you special ordered are or what the offerings will be in next week’s email. She works to bring designers into the Capital District for professional development workshops and serves on the local Teleflora board. It is hard to describe all Kelley brings to the Seagroatt Riccardi family. Without her we’d be a little less organized, a little less creative, we’d have many more questions and we’d be having a little less fun.
Chris Grigas - Sales
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Chris Grigas, comes to us after many years in the floral industry as a designer, shop owner and teacher. A valuable piece he brings to us and you is the ability to sort through alternative floral choices and new ideas for design. A true Renaissance Man, when he has spare time he enjoys reading and tells us he is a great baker! Needless to say we look forward to him proving that one! Chris has been known to magically conjure up dinner for up to 30-40 people, exactly the number he could entertain here! Not only does Chris bring a wealth of knowledge and years of flower & design experience to us, he brings an absolutely charming demeanor and delightful sense of humor. We welcome him to our Seagroatt Riccardi family.
Gerry Gutto - Sales
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Gerry Gutto is the freshman of the Seagroatt Riccardi Sales team. He brings with him over 30 years of floral experience in and around the Capital District. His Barry White like voice is constant sources of wonder as we all listen to him speak with his customers. And speaking of his customers, they are the reason he is in this business. He respects them, he values them and looks forward every day to working with them-no order is too big or small for Gerry to give 100% to. On a warm, sunny day if you look outside you’ll see Gerry come zipping into work on his motorcycle.
Dan Stanton - Sales
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Dan Stanton brings a long history in the floral industry to Seagroatt Riccardi. Dan's parents owned a retail flower shop so he truly knows the business from inside out, from the perspective of not only a wholesaler, but a retailer as well. When Dan isn’t at his desk or in the warehouse personally picking a customer's order, he's devoted to the study of history and topography. What seems like an odd combination, Dan will tell you much of history is influenced by the surrounding terrain, from fertile South American valleys which lend themselves to agriculture to the rich oil fields of the Middle East, two examples of topography influencing history and culture. Dan also possesses extraordinary artistic and creative talents. Many of the displays we use both in-house and at floral expositions are created and executed by Dan. He is an all-around terrific person, with a wonderful sense of humor. He is a delight to have as part of the Seagroatt Riccardi family!
Mary Guzior - Sales
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Mary Guzior is a team member who comes from the world of retail and manages our sales team. She buys much of the product we sell as well. Supportive of both her colleagues and customers, she never fails to give less than 100%. Mary strives for perfection in all she does and it shows from the exquisite product she buys to meticulous follow through with her customers. On almost any given night you might find Mary practicing ballroom dancing. Yes, she is an award winning amateur competitor!
Cindy Gutto - Sales
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Cindy Gutto is our latest and greatest. She joined us to lead the charge in the supply department. Cindy has worked in the wholesale floral/supply industry all her professional life. She knows intuitively what customers need and where to get it. She can think months out and in the spur of the moment. Over the years she has built solid relationships with vendors and customers as well. If you catch up with Cindy on the weekend, she’ll either be playing with her adorable grandchildren or bargain shopping. Not only do we depend on her for her supply expertise and advice, but where to bargain shop for ourselves as well! We feel so lucky to have added her to the Seagroatt Riccardi family.
Jessica Virtue - Greenhouse
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Jessica Virtue first came to Seagroatt Riccardi to grace our Greenhouse with her gentle ways. She has since moved to lend a hand on the sales floor where she handles each and every customer in the same gentle manner she originally reserved for Greenhouse plants. She has jumped feet first into sales and her knowledge of fresh is remarkable. Her familiarity with everything SR offers is outstanding. Because of her experience in the Greenhouse, she can help with all things green and has added fresh product and hardgoods to her repertoire. She’ll explain all the different potted begonias as well as fresh Hybrid and Asiatic Lilies. Jess’ low-key, yet confident nature cheers and inspires all who come in contact with her. On the weekend you will find Jessica spending time with her two loves: her family and shopping.