Account Manager, Postharvest Technical Advisor
Smithers-Oasis North America/Floralife Inc.
Bruce Ecker has worked as a post harvest technical adviser for Floralife for over 25 years. Bruce is known throughout the industry for his passion for flowers and knowledge of flower care and handling. Bruce is a frequent speaker and educator on postharvest care and handling at wholesalers and industry events throughout North America.
Bruce was born into the floral industry in Waverly, Iowa where he still lives today. His sister Cyndi Ecker continues to run the family’s 80-year-old family business — Ecker’s Flowers & Greenhouses. Bruce’s mother, Bobbi Ecker-Blatchford, was renowned in the floral industry as a sought-after floral designer, commentator and motivational speaker and floral consultant to manufacturers, growers and distributors in the U.S., Canada and South America.