Calvert Crary is the Executive Director of FlowerSchool New York and FlowerSchool Los Angeles. After over a decade as a professional photographer, shooting mostly lifestyles and fashion, Calvert made the transition to floral entrepreneur in 2006. Having opened and successfully run three flower businesses in New York City simultaneously, he not only knows his way around the camera but the cut flower world as well. Calvert has trained and coached many students on how to open shops and reorganize existing floral businesses into thriving careers.
Bruce Littlefield is a best-selling author, lifestyle expert, and arbiter of American fun. Hailed as a “lifestyle authority” by the New York Times and as a “modern day Erma Bombeck” by NPR, he is a contributor to Good Morning America and has appeared on NBC’s Today show, CBS’s Early Show and ABC’s The View, as well as MSNBC, Rachael Ray, The Soup, and The Better Show. He has authored 18 books, including Garage Sale America, Merry Christmas, America! and Airstream Living, critically-acclaimed adventures in Americana. His Bedtime Book for Dogs is the first book written with words dogs understand and kids love to read. He is also the co-author of six New York Times bestsellers with well-known personalities, including Use What You’ve Got (with Shark Tank mogul Barbara Corcoran), My Two Moms (with civil rights advocate Zach Wahls), and The Sell (with Bravo star Fredrik Eklund.) Follow him @brucelittlefield and visit www.brucelittlefield.com