Meet Jesse Williams, Digital Leadership Associate

What do you do at 1-800-Flowers.com? I’m an Associate in the Digital Leadership Program. I help to grow internal start-up brands for 1-800-Flowers.com, and learn about business in an immersive leadership program. I’ve been with the company since November 2013 … Continue reading

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Meet John Ryan, Digital Leadership Senior Associate

What do you do at 1-800-Flowers and what do you like best about your job? Senior Associate, Digital Leadership Program; working closely with teammates on a new business challenges. I joined the company December 3, 2012. Since this is our … Continue reading

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Meet Jeanne Braun, Fresh Rewards Specialist

What do you do at 1-800-Flowers and what do you like best about your job? I handle Sales, Customer Service, Billing/Recon, Bloomnet calls and cover the reception desk. I have been with 1800Flowers.com 20 years in November. I like helping … Continue reading

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Meet Cathy Rey, Manager of Vendor Relations

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? I’m the Manager of our Vendor Relations department at 1-800-Flowers.com and manage the communication between our organization and drop ship fulfillment vendors to ensure that our customers receive their … Continue reading

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Meet Cindy Wang, Senior Manager of Web Analytics

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? Senior Manager of Web Analytics. My team analyzes the customer interactions with our website and provides data for the business to make decisions on website optimization. I have been … Continue reading

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Meet Pam Scialo, Marketing Coordinator in Business Gift Services

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? I am the Marketing Coordinator in the Business Gift Services Department and have been with 1800flowers.com for 17 years. The best part about my job is working along side … Continue reading

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Meet Marianna Skelton, Senior Manager of Email Marketing

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? I am the Senior Manager of Email Marketing. I plan the company’s email calendar and help keep our program current and innovative! My favorite part of the job is … Continue reading

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Meet Kathleen Stromstedt, Creative Copy Director

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? My title is Copy Director. I’m responsible for making sure the brand voice is integrated into all communication for 1-800-Flowers.com®, everything from on-site product copy and emails to catalogs … Continue reading

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Meet Jaime Baker, Search Engine Marketing Manager

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? I’m the Search Engine Marketing Manager at 1800Flowers.com and will be with the company 6 years on May 26, 2014. The best part of my job is engaging with … Continue reading

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Meet Paula Paben, Director of Warehouse and Fulfillment at Cheryls.com

What is your title and what do you do at Cheryls.com? I’m the Director of Warehouse and Fulfillment at Cheryls.com and will be with the company for 4 years this June. What I love most about my job is the … Continue reading

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Meet Brittany Dean, Business Gifts Account Executive

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers.com? I am an Account Executive in Business Gift Services. I work with corporate clients to establish gifting programs for the company, whether a Life Celebrations @ Work Program for … Continue reading

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Felipa Reyes, Ecommerce Manager

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers.com? My name is Felipa Reyes, and I am part of the 1800Baskets team. My title is Ecommerce Manager. I manage the merchandising of the sister brand tabs on the … Continue reading

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Meet Christina Stiehl, Editor of Celebrations.com

What is your title and what do you do at Celebrations.com? I’m the Editor of Celebrations.com, and I started in July 2013. I’m in charge of all of the editorial content that’s published on the site. A lot of my … Continue reading

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Meet David Alter, Human Resources Generalist

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers.com? My official title is Human Resource Generalist. I specialize in talent acquisition and onboarding, and am also responsible for the development of our Summer Internship program. The week after … Continue reading

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Meet Peter Song, Senior Manager of Website Marketing

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers.com? I am Senior Manager, Website Marketing, for 1-800-FLOWERS.COM. I’ve been with the company a little over 3 years. I am responsible for managing the execution of the front-end development … Continue reading

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Meet Kapil Bansal, Senior Manager for Mobile Marketing

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers.com? I love my job because 1800flowers.com mobile is at the forefront of innovation. I’ve had the opportunity to work with start ups as well as the Googles of the … Continue reading

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Meet Kailey Ruszkowski, Enterprise Public Relations Associate Manager

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? My name is Kailey Ruszkowski and I am an Associate Manager, Enterprise Public Relations at 1-800-Flowers.com. I’ve been with the company for one year and three months. The thing … Continue reading

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Meet Brad Franklin, Manager for Website Marketing

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? I am the Manager for Website Marketing, and have been with the company for a little over two years. I am a people person, and I love that I … Continue reading

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Meet Nora Esposito, Director of Marketing at Cheryl’s

What is your title and what do you do at Cheryl’s?  I’m the Director of Marketing for Cheryl’s. I’ve been with the company for over seven years. Love the people and the energy—especially this time of year! Our Christmas motto … Continue reading

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Meet Rob Santangelo, Manager of Merchandising for Direct Floral

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? Category Manager of Merchandising – Direct Floral. What I like best about my job is that I have the opportunity to enhance the customer experience, allowing them to choose … Continue reading

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Meet Cristal Feliciano, Senior Human Resources Generalist

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? I am a Senior Human Resources Generalist and have been with 1800Flowers.com for two years. I work in several functional areas of Human Resources including benefits, training, performance management … Continue reading

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Meet T.J. Rowe, Associate Copywriter

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? I am the Associate Copywriter in Creative Services, which means I write product descriptions for the website as well as promotional emails, web banners and more. I will have … Continue reading

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Meet Rachel Armendariz, Gifts Inventory Planner

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? My title is Gifts Inventory Planner. I’ve been with 1800flowers.com for 13 years. What I like best about my job is seeing the products go live and knowing I … Continue reading

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Meet Natasha Zuluaga, Assistant Marketing Manager at Finestationery.com

What is your title and what do you do at finestationery.com?  I am the Assistant Marketing Manager at FineStationery.com. I cover many realms of our marketing, from handling all social media and blogging, to email marketing, affiliate marketing and flash … Continue reading

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Meet Penny Powell, Director of Merchandising

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-BASKETS.COM?  My title is Director of Merchandising. I am in charge of merchandising for 1800Baskets tab and all gift baskets and food products on 1800flowers and the brand tabs. I … Continue reading

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Meet Phyllis Clark, Receptionist

Employee Spotlight Grandparent’s Day Edition What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? I am the Receptionist at 1800flowers.com and have been for 8 years. I LOVE my job as a representative of 1800flowers.com! I am the … Continue reading

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Meet Jerry Gallagher, General Counsel & Senior Vice President

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? I’m the General Counsel and Senior Vice President making me responsible for running the company’s Legal Department, which handles legal matters for all brands that comprise the company-wide enterprise. … Continue reading

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Meet Barbara Tucker, Priority Unit

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? I work in the Priority Unit in Carle Place and have been with the company for 21 years. The things I love most about my job are the amazing … Continue reading

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Meet James Smyth, Senior Manager of Performance and Quality Assurance

What do you do at 1-800-Flowers and what do you like best about your job? My name is James Smyth. Beginning my 19th year here at 1800flowers.com. Presently, I am the Senior Manager of Performance and Quality Assurance. This position … Continue reading

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Meet Jim Dunham, Network Engineer

What do you do at 1-800-Flowers and what do you like best about your job? As Network Engineer, I help keep the company’s sites connected and plugged into the Internet. I’ve been with the company for 3 years. My co-workers … Continue reading

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Meet Marc Grzeskowiak, V.P. of Technology for Bloomnet, Napco & 1800Flowers Franchising

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? How long have you been with the company? What do you like best about your job? My title is VP of Technology for BloomNet, Napco and 1-800-Flowers Franchising. I’ve … Continue reading

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Meet Scott Archila, VP of Financial Reporting & Taxation

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? How long have you been with the company? What do you like best about your job? I’m VP, Financial Reporting & Taxation. I’ve been with the company for 18 … Continue reading

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Meet Abe Adler, CRM and Business Analytics

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? How long have you been with the company? What do you like best about your job? I am part of the Analytics and Decision Support team in charge of … Continue reading

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Meet Ted Nelson, Vice President of BloomNet

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? How long have you been with the company? What do you like best about your job? I’m the Vice President of BloomNet. I’ve been with the company for 15 … Continue reading

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Meet Joe Tura, Senior Copywriter in Creative Services

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? How long have you been with the company? What do you like best about your job? As Senior Copywriter in Creative Services, I get to help convey the voice … Continue reading

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Meet Maureen Paradine, Senior Vice President of Human Resources

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? How long have you been with the company? What do you like best about your job? Senior Vice President, Human Resources. I have been with the company for 8 … Continue reading

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Meet Patty Gormley, Vice President of Website Marketing

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? I am Vice President of Website Marketing, and I (and my awesome team) am responsible for delivering a positive shopping experience for customers on our website. I have had … Continue reading

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Meet Chandra Savage, Creative Production Coordinator

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? I’m the Production Coordinator for 1-800-Flowers.com. I have been with the company for 7 years. The best part of this job is my Creative Services Family. I love my … Continue reading

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Harriet Wolpin, Executive Assistant

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? How long have you been with the company? What do you like best about your job? My title is Executive Assistant. I support the CFO of the 1-800-Flowers.com enterprise … Continue reading

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Kathy Gladkowsky, Executive Assistant

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? How long have you been with the company? What do you like best about your job? Executive Assistant to Chris McCann, President, 1-800-Flowers.com®. I’ve been with the company for … Continue reading

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Patty Altadonna, Administrative Assistant

What is your job title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? How long have you been with the company? What do you like best about your job? My job title is Administrative Assistant to the CEO. My job consists … Continue reading

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Janine Bender, Administrative Assistant

What is your title and what do you do at 1-800-Flowers? How long have you been with the company? What do you like best about your job? My title is Administrative Assistant. I assist Julie Mulligan, SVP Merchandising, Product Development … Continue reading

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Meet Laraine D’Elia, Photo Stylist

What is your exact title and what do you do at 1800flowers? How long have you been with the company? I have been a Photo Stylist at 1800flowers for 14 years! What do you like best about your job? I … Continue reading

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Meet Stephanie Marcus, Florist Relations Consultant

What is your exact title and what do you do at 1800flowers? How long have you been with the company? Florist Relations Consultant. I’ll be with 1-800-FLOWERS.COM for two years in February. What do you like best about your job? … Continue reading

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Meet Chris Adamo, Regional Account Manager

What is your exact title and what do you do at 1800flowers? I am the Regional Account Manager for business partnerships in Florida for 1800 flowers and our family of brands. I develop and grow partnerships with businesses to help … Continue reading

Chris Adamo, Regional Account Manager


Meet Danielle Capriotti, Category Manager of Plants

What is your exact title and what do you do at 1800flowers? How long have you been with the company? Category Manager of Plants. I’ve been with the company for 6 years. What do you like best about your job? … Continue reading

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Meet Tiffany Keckeisen, Manager of Financial Reporting

What is your exact title and what do you do at 1800flowers? How long have you been with the company? Manager of Financial Reporting. I joined 1-800 Flowers.com in 2005. What do you like best about your job? The best … Continue reading

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Meet Joe Tura, Senior Copywriter

What is your exact title and what do you do at 1800flowers? Senior Copywriter, Creative Services. I craft copy (that means words for the youngsters out there) that promotes and markets the brand through various media channels, from emails to … Continue reading

Joe Tura, Senior Copywriter


Meet Stephen Lenzovich, Director of Franchise & Retail Operations

How long have you been with 1800flowers and how did you get involved with the company? I have been working at 1-800-flowers since 1996. In the early 90′s I worked at a local florist in Merrick, NY. A good friend … Continue reading

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Meet Jerry Rosalia, Floral Consultant & Florist Relations

How long have you been with 1800flowers and how did you get involved with the company? I have been with 1-800 Flowers for 29 years, after I sold my two shops to Jim McCann. What is your favorite 1800flowers product? … Continue reading

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Brian Gunn – Mailroom Operations

How long have you been with 1800flowers and how did you get involved with the company? I have been with 1800flowers for 14-1/2 years. What is your favorite 1800flowers product? My favorite 1800Flowers products are Cheryl’s brownies and Fannie May … Continue reading

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