WildFlora was formed as an ecological response to the mainstream event/wedding planning, landscape design, and retail industry.
Mike Scholtz Principal Landscape Designer
Finding inspiration from the Hudson River School of Painters Transcendentalist Movement from his roots in the Hudson Valley of New York, Michael’s journey has led him to California, where the natural beauty of the state really appeals to him.
Michael strives to bring forth nature in design, referencing the intrinsic, local beauty the earth provides in every design created. After obtaining his degree in Landscape Architecture and working for Landscape Architecture/Construction firms, Michael now dedicates his time fully to the WildFlora Landscape Design Studio as lead designer, focusing on using native drought tolerant plant materials.
Alexandra Scholtz Lead Floral Designer
Like mother like daughter-- Growing up with two family-owned flower shops, Alexandra has been surrounded by the beauty of flowers from a young age. Always turning to nature for inspiration, Alexandra takes the time to understand what each bloom brings to the table. The energy & love that's behind flower-giving is what's got her hooked. With a degree in Hospitality; Event Management and extensive experience in florals; events, Alexandra brings a fresh perspective to WildFlora's Floral Studio.
Danielle Yasuda Shop Manager Designer
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Danielle has always had a desire to explore what is beyond the city. She is most content amongst the trees and believes that nature in and of itself is more than enough of an inspiration to create. While receiving her degree in European Studies she fostered her passion for adventure and her desire to learn more about the world around her and all that is has to offer. Also an avid dancer Danielle appreciates the similarities between floral design and choreographing. She believes design is about highlighting each flower's unique look and figuring out how different flowers work best together.
Francisco Alvarado Project Manager
A native to Southern California, Francisco brings his expertise in Project Management to the WildFlora team from a variety of past experiences. A self starter, Francisco managed and maintained multiple construction projects before joining the WildFlora team as Project Manager. His extensive knowledge of low water drip irrigation systems, horticultural knowledge, project logistics, and overall amiable demeanor truly make him an asset to the WildFlora Landscape team.
Alex Manzano Landscape Architect
Born and raised in Barcelona, Spain, there is no question that Alex is a worldly man. Traveling over 40 countries, Alex has gained a lot of inspiration from gardens and architecture all over the world. Alex has his degree in Geography from the University of Barcelona and his Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Alex is currently enjoying his time stateside living in Los Angeles and bringing a unique perspective to the WildFlora Landscape Design team.
Chloe Bradburn Assistant Designer
Hailing from America's Heartland, Chloe joined the WildFlora team to build upon her floral background from her family's floral shop in Indiana. With her playful and witty demeanor, Chloe is always looking to crack a joke and put a smile on your face. She loves the flora and fauna of the world, especially her dog Gus.
Eric Moore Assistant Manager
Eric trekked from the frosty prairies of Iowa to Los Angeles after receiving his B.A. in creative writing from the University of Iowa in 2014. When he's not coordinating communication for design projects, Eric performs standup comedy and music around the city.