40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Allison Zeeb


American Takii

Job Title

Cut Flower Product Development/National Cut Flower Promotions


  • Travels the world talking to small and large cut flower farmers and advises them on new ways to grow their products. In the past year, she’s been to Japan, Holland, Canada, Mexico and South America, where she unites cultures with their growing practices and flower markets.
  • Was a key speaker at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, showing new techniques and inspiration to bring pressed flowers into the 21st century.


Required reading: “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern. “A book never bounded by one narrative, shows a world that’s artfully cunning and brings forth a battle where neither opponent can win.”

Fun Facts

One of Allison’s hidden talents is she can Double Dutch jump rope while wearing roller blades.

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