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Kayla is thrilled to be a small part of the resurgence happening in Buffalo, her hometown. After working in the floral industry in Boston, MA and Austin, TX, she is back in the Queen City to continue transforming everyday occasions with high-end floral design. Creating exceptional designs and providing superior customer service is her passion and she whole-heartedly loves being a guide through life's experiences and emotions for her Wildroot clients.
After graduation from the University at Buffalo, Kayla headed immediately to Massachusetts and years later moved to Texas. She aims to bring the knowledge, design style, and passion she gained in those "wild" years across the US back to her "roots" here in Buffalo, NY.
WILDROOT BUFFALO HISTORY
Wildroot found great success in a nationwide marketing campaign that popularized the hair tonic and established it as a household name. Nat King Cole sang its catchy jingle and Ronald Reagan can be found in its print ads. The advertising firm in charge of the massive campaign was BBDO, the inspiration for the show Mad Men.
Wildroot was sold to the Colgate Palmolive company shortly before president, Harry Lehman, passed away in 1959. Within two years, Colgate closed the Buffalo plant.
The Wildroot Company supported Buffalo for 50 years - providing prosperity and opportunity as a manufacturer. In 1951 the Wildroot Foundation was created by Hoyt Sheehan, a part owner of Wildroot. When the company was sold in 1959, the Wildroot Foundation had assets of $2.2 million. The now renamed WNY Foundation provides support to the non-profit community in Buffalo and continues to expand the Wildroot legacy.