ABOUT THE COMPANY
ABOUT US
 
Consolidated Nurseries provides over 40 years of combined expertise providing Floral products to the Mass Markets.

As a grower, distributor and marketing partner of and for the highest quality plants and flowers, Consolidated Nurseries is positioned to help grow any retail floral business in the mass markets.

With partner facilities in California, Canada, Pennsylvania and Florida, Consolidated Nurseries can offer you the widest variety of blooming, foliage and seasonal plants.

Our services don’t end with the growing process….

We not only produce florist quality plants but we design programs, packaging and theme promotions to help our customers differentiate from the competition. Because of our wide array of facility and marketing partnerships Consolidated Nurseries can truly consolidate our clients’ needs.

No one gets the product to the door more efficiently than we do. 40 combined years of Logistical services, quality control and customer support in the floral industry are part of our expertise.
 
Our Management Team

Upon finishing his education at the University of Florida, Mr. Jacobson started his career based in NY with Nutmeg Mills, the leader in the licensed sportswear industry. Upon moving back to Florida in 1992 as a Vice President with the NYSE company he was involved in National and International Sales, as well as licensing with the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, NASCAR, the NCAA and other prominent entities. The family founded New York Stock Exchange company was ultimately sold to VF Corp; a world leader in the apparel industry. Mr. Jacobson remained with the company until 1997 when he left to pursue new opportunities.

Mr. Jacobson worked on several successful startup ventures, including TravelAd International which was acquired by a NASDAQ listed advertising agency and Legend Sports Gear, an award winning project from the University of Texas.

Mr. Jacobson spent 10 years as a principal with SFGI Capital. He was primarily involved in the capital markets providing structured finance and equity investment for mid-tier developers throughout the southeastern United States.

In 2010, Mr. Jacobson then acquired an interest in Consolidated Nurseries, ultimately becoming the President and owner in 2014.
Kevin@consolidatednurseries.com

Kevin has been in the Tropical Foliage/Seasonal Plant industry for all of his life. His career began at a very young age, working at a large wholesale nursery in the northeastern United States. While there, he worked full-time during the summer months in the greenhouse – as a grower and warehouse worker. While still in school, he was promoted to a route sales position, servicing local florists and grocery stores with floral departments throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

In 1987, Kevin relocated to Florida, after accepting a logistics/procurement position with a Nursery Stock Dealer here in Tampa. Over the years, Kevin has traveled the continental United States and Canada, overseeing crops and seasonal shipments.

Present day, Kevin is the Operations Manager at Consolidated Nurseries, where he performs all of the procurement duties and is responsible for all of the company’s logistical and freight needs.
Accounting@consolidatednurseries.com

Stephanie has a degree in Computer Science and nearly 20 years in the Accounting Field. Her career began as an assistant at a CPA’s office followed by 8 years as a Corporate Accountant and Business Analyst at a large pharmaceutical company. For the past 7 years she has served as the Controller for Consolidated Nurseries and resides in Tampa, FL.
Sophia@consolidatednurseries.com

Sophia comes from an accounting background, and is currently finishing an Associate of Science degree in Web Development. While previously employed with Yuengling Brewing Company, she focused on maintaining accurate financial reports and coordinating logistics across multiple departments. At present and for the last 3 years, she creates, runs and maintains retailer scan data reports used for projections and allocation of product on an individual store level.

In May of 2015, Chaya graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Mass Communications/Public Relations. While attending, she took on several internships and jobs to help her better advance herself and gain more experience in her field. At Consolidated Nurseries, she focuses on coordinating purchases of hard good materials through third party vendors, designing all graphic collateral, as well as assisting the president with administrative and marketing tasks.