is a native of Sao Paulo, Brazil. It was there he became
interested in orchids as a young boy. He and his father were
encouraged by Heitor Gloeden of Brazil to grow orchids. Sergio
and his father became partners in orchid cultivation.
1989 Sergio moved to Ohio. After college he moved to Northern
California and continued growing and cultivating orchids.
His favorites include Cattleya, Laelia, Sophronitis, Oncidium,
Paphiopedilum and Vanda.