Kevin Ylvisaker AIFD, PFCI
Kevin is currently a freelance designer and educator with his company KLY Floral International.
He is a member of the Teleflora Education Specialists Design Team and is also a member of the Oasis Design Director's team for the Smithers Oasis Company. He is a consultant with Design Master Color Tool.
Kevin is a certified member of the American Institute Of Floral Designers (AIFD). He is a Past President of AIFD. He is also a member of the Professional Floral Communicators International (PFCI).
Kevin is a Past President of the Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Florists Association (WUMFA).
Nationally he has designed and judged across the country for garden clubs, wholesale houses, state associations, floral organizations and floral wire services.
He has been featured in local newspapers and national trade publications and local television. He also appeared as a guest floral designer on the Kathy Lamancusa's “At Home With Flowers” PBS television program.
Kevin was a member of the Design Team for the Inauguration of President George Bush Sr. in Washington DC 1989. He was a Design Team Captain for the Inauguration of President Bill Clinton in 1993 also in Washington DC.
Kevin has designed and taught internationally in Japan , Taiwan , Singapore , England , Ireland, Canada & Puerto Rico.
Kevin was honored to be a judge for the 1997 Tournament Of Roses Parade in Pasadena California . In 1999 he was a member of the floral design team for the Fiesta Float Company.
He has worked on both the current Teleflora Selection Guide and the Teleflora Wedding Guide. Kevin has been featured in Teleflora's Flowers& Magazine numerous times. His work is featured in many Smithers-Oasis publications.