Jody McLeod AIFD is an innovative designer and a dynamic presenter in the floral industry. His passion is a wholistic educational approach for all creative floral artists.
Jody has presented floral design programs across the United States and at the 2018 AIFD Symposium he presented a main stage program entitled “Discovering the Art of Leadership”. Jody is the owner of Annie V’s Inc. located in Clayton NC where he has served as mayor for the past 19 years! Clayton is recognized as one of the fastest growing towns in the state of North Carolina.
In 2019, Jody became an Teleflora Education Specialist and is currently president-elect for the AIFD Southern Chapter. In 2024, Jody will be the AIFD Symposium Chair in Orlando Florida.
He is married to his amazing wife Dr. Amelia Massengill-McLeod and they enjoy great culinary dinners and speciality drinks with friends and family. They have 2 fur babies Buddy who is a laid back black Labrador and Blais who is a red Aussie doodle who is high energy and loves to run fast!
Jody believes that we are all here to help develop and inspire each other to our greatest potential and reaching unimaginable possibilities in the floral industry.