In 1886, Joe Hurst and David Tipton started a florist business in Little Rock. Now, 125 years later, Hurst’s grandson Howard Hurst keeps that business running. Having spent a great deal of his life working in the store, Howard became vice president after graduating in 1980. And in 1984, his assumed the position of president after his father eased into retirement. Howard carries a strong passion for his business; one that carries over into the products he sells and into ensuring each customer receives the best service possible. He attributes his success to his family and to his talented staff.