B.S. 1978, Northeastern University, Tahlequah. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Northeastern University Foundation.
Toni grew up in the flower business, mentored by her family who owned other flower shops in Oklahoma. She began “Toni’s Flowers” in 1983, growing the business from two employees to its current eighteen. In addition to being a successful local business owner, Toni is an active member of the Society of American Florists where she served on the national level “Government Relations” committee. She has showcased her exceptional talent as being one of only two florists from the State of Oklahoma to be invited to design arrangements for the most recent Presidential Inauguration. Her floral designs have appeared in numerous publications including, Veranda, Architectural Digest, and Traditional Home. She has been honored as Oklahoma Designer of the Year and has been named Oklahoma Magazine’s “Best Florist” for ten years running.
Her most recent accomplishment has been to co-author the book, “Country French Florals & Interiors.”