President and Founding Partner. With over 25 years in the wholesale floral industry, Charlie’s expertise includes relationship building as well as sales, purchasing and management. He began his career in the wholesale floral industry, first in selling, then in fresh flower buying. When Charlie moved to Central Wholesale he moved quickly into general management where his honesty and work ethic earned him the respect and loyalty of customers and workers alike. Charlie has headed up the Sooner Wholesale operation since its founding in 2001.