Raul Marrero is currently the Sr. Vice President and Shareholder of Equiflor Corporation (Rio Roses). Mr. Marrero is originally from Chicago, Illinois and studied business at the University of Illinois. Mr. Marrero also attended the Darden Business School in Charlottesville, Virginia as well as Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
In 1980, Mr. Marrero started his career in the floral industry with the Southern Rainbow Corporation in the area of operations and sales. In 1991, Mr. Marrero joined Equiflor Corporation as the Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Shareholder. In 2008, he then became the Sr. Vice President-Shareholder of the company.
Mr. Marrero developed and implemented the educational seminar called Rio Roses + Romance= Revenue. This started the core mission of the company to become not only a superior floral supplier but to also provide education and marketing to its many partner wholesale florists. Mr. Marrero has presented his RRR Shows to over 1000 retail florists and hundreds of our wholesale partners since its inception.
Mr. Marrero has been married to his lovely wife Evelyn Marrero for 30 years and has two amazing sons Ryan and Eric.