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Unique expertise
and diverse perspectives
 

For nearly 40 years, our uncompromising passion for what we do has characterized our people and our work. We believe that taking the safe and easy path prevents our clients from uncovering the unique and innovative solutions that make a place truly different and instill in it a spirit that engages those who experience it.

Relationships Matter

First names matter. Emails are good, phone calls are better.

Explore the faces and names of the people you will be collaborating with at LandDesign.

Morgan Mcnamara

PROJECT ACCOUNTANT, CHARLOTTE
  • Family and friends matter.
  • Hard work matters.
  • Organization matters.
  • Attention to detail matters.
  • Laughter matters.

Eric Lemieux

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Being challenged matters.
  • Growth matters.
  • People matter.
  • Diversity matters.
  • Office culture and environment matters.

Clemente Quinones

CE DESIGNER, DALLAS
  • Community outreach matters.
  • Role models matter.
  • Mentoring matters.
  • Martial arts matter.

Jonathan Ryder

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Running matters.
  • Family matters.
  • Friends matter.
  • Food matters.
  • Biking matters.

Alison Peckett

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Travel and perspective matters.
  • A positive attitude matters.
  • Finding creative solutions matters.
  • Growing curiosity matters.
  • Being socially and environmentally conscious matters.

Andre Rutland

IT MANAGER
  • Technology matters.
  • IP Addresses matter.
  • Servers matter.
  • Sports matter.
  • Friends and family matter.

Dan Melvin, EI

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Community matters.
  • Perspective matters.
  • Environment matters.
  • Design matters.

Ashley Reed

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Travel matters.
  • Family matters.
  • Laughter matters.
  • Penn State matters.
  • Working hard matters.

Adam Martin

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Big ideas matter.
  • Ornamental grasses matter.
  • Urban re-development matters.
  • Tinkering matters.
  • Social consciousness matters.

Ashlea Alexander

MARKETING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, DALLAS
  • Kentucky basketball matters.
  • Family matters.
  • Relationships matter.
  • Honesty matters.
  • College football matters.

Jacob Bennett

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Imagination matters.
  • Vision matters.
  • Being opportunistic matters.
  • Expression of the landscape matters.
  • Solids - Liquids - Gases. They all matter.

Yitian Wang

DC, LA DESIGNER
  • Original intention matters.
  • Attitude matters.
  • Communication matters.
  • Detail matters.
  • Cultural integration matters.

Aly Moniaci

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Faith matters.
  • My family matters.
  • JOY matters.
  • Texas tech athletics matters.
  • Relationships matter.

Jenna Young

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Design matters.
  • People matter.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Being happy matters.
  • My dog matters.

Mason Greeson, EI

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Storm water management matters.
  • Design Manuals matter.
  • Utility design and coordination matters.
  • Site rehabilitation matters.
  • Water distribution matters.

Stephanie Pankiewicz, PLA

PARTNER, DC
  • Critical Thinking Matters. Style Matters. Dark Chocolate Matters. My Mini Aussie Matters. Hydrangeas Matter.

Stephanie is a Partner and Landscape Architect. Stephanie directs many of the firm’s large scale master planning projects, including long-range master planning to urban design solutions for some of the nation’s leading developers. As a creative design leader, she applies her knowledge by offering innovative approaches including state-of-the-art design tools to engage diverse stakeholders in building consensus and understanding. She enjoys working at a variety of scales throughout the design process, and remains uniquely involved in all stages of a project. Her experience includes urban design, park planning and design, community master plans, site planning, design guidelines and streetscapes, with an emphasis on utilizing green infrastructure techniques as storm water harvesting, roof gardens, stream restoration, native plants and natural treatment systems for bio-retention.

FEATURED WORK

Emily Kotulak

LA DESIGNER, DALLAS
  • Community involvement matters.
  • Creativity matters.
  • Being in nature matters.
  • Having passion matters.
  • Peanut butter and chocolate matter.

Cameron Fox

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family matters.
  • Stewardship matters.
  • Humility matters.
  • Holistic design matters.
  • UNC basketball matters.

Angga Widodo

CE DESIGNER, DALLAS
  • Enjoying life matters.
  • Supporting others matters.
  • Ultimate frisbee matters.
  • Listening matters.

Claire Smarda

CE DESIGNER, DALLAS
  • Family matters.
  • Adventure matters.
  • Food matters.
  • Nature matters.
  • Dogs matter.

Gabriela Cañamar Clark, PLA

PRINCIPAL, DC
  • Vison creation matters. Exciting open spaces matter. 80's Latin Rock Matters. Family Matters. Ken Follet Matters.

Gabriela is a Principal and Designer. With an architectural background, Gabriela approaches her projects comprehensively with a goal of transforming the public realm into a legible, safe, and engaging environment, no matter the size, scope or budget. She is known for her legacy impact on design in many of the firm’s mixed-use, urban infill, public space, residential and commercial projects. She is a senior lead designer who thinks best with pen in hand, and is responsible for project vision creation and storytelling, concept development and project management. She takes clients through successful project zoning entitlements, works with the design teams and municipal staff to convey the sense of place and the rationale behind the big ideas, guiding the projects from concept through full construction documents.

FEATURED WORK

Marc Momsen, PE

CIVIL ENGINEER, CHARLOTTE
  • Comprehensive coordination matters.
  • Land Development Ordinance matters.
  • Craft beer matters.
  • Living in warm climates matter.
  • Lego time with my kids matters. Just ask my kids.

Steve Bond, EI

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family time matters.
  • Spending time in the mountains matters.
  • New opportunities matter.
  • Finding new paths in life matters.
  • Affordable housing matters.

Jason Granado

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Making matters.
  • Details matter.
  • Good whiskey matters.
  • Mentoring matters.
  • Understanding systems matter.

Alexis Rosamilia

HR GENERALIST, CHARLOTTE
  • Family & friendships matter.
  • Laughter matters.
  • Good food matters.
  • Positivity matters.
  • Health & wellness matters.

Paul Benton

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Sustainability matters.
  • Strong, connected communities matter.
  • Active transportation matters.
  • Travel and curiosity matter.
  • Anna and James matter.

Shay McRedmond

PROJECT ASSISTANT, CHARLOTTE
  • Challenging yourself matters.
  • What you eat matters.
  • Communication matters.
  • Organization matters.
  • Kindness matters.

Hattie Pavlechko-Reiter

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Thriving places matter.
  • Uniqueness matters.
  • Making an impression within the landscape matters.
  • Travel and discovery matter.
  • Artistry matters.

Andy Breit

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family matters.
  • Friends matter.
  • Baseball matters.
  • Coffee matters.
  • NC State Wolfpack matters.

Rita Stroud

PROJECT ACCOUNTANT
  • A balanced book matters.
  • Efficiency matters.
  • Patience matters.

Kathy Riley, PLA

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, DALLAS
  • Being driven matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Being active matters.
  • Clemson Tigers matters.
  • Sunshine matters.

Kaiwen Lu

CE DESIGNER, ORLANDO
  • Family matters.
  • All life matters.
  • Environment matters.
  • Relationships matter.
  • Lifetime learning matters.

Stephanie Marino

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Creativity matters.
  • Diverse perspectives matter.
  • Good design matters.
  • Natural environments matter.
  • Four-legged friends matter.

Daphne Brice

AUTOCAD MANAGER, CHARLOTTE
  • Giving to others matters.
  • Faith matters.
  • Family matters.
  • A fulfilling career matters.
  • Engineering matters.

Sana Mirza

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Family matters.
  • Friends matter.
  • Seeking matters.
  • Exploring matters.
  • Growing matters.

Shaun Tooley, PLA

PRINCIPAL, CHARLOTTE
  • Creativity matters. Design matters. Dedication matters. Family matters. 26.2 miles matters.

Shaun is a Principal and Landscape Architect responsible for all aspects of design across a broad range of project types. His areas of expertise include retail development, mixed use master planning & entitlements, campus master planning and traditional neighborhood design. Although most of his work is through the private sector, he has extensive experience collaborating with the public entities in the design of the public realm. He especially enjoys leading projects through the entitlement phases, working with the design & development team to effectively integrate project objectives with creative solutions that help ensure overall success.

FEATURED WORK

Emily Garcia

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Exploring matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Wellness matters.
  • Spending time in nature matters.
  • Compassion and love matters.

Robert Kepley

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • My family matters.
  • Faith matters.
  • Adventures matter.
  • New experiences matter.
  • Knowledge matters.

Lisa Webster

OFFICE MANAGER, DC
  • Quality of life matters.
  • Family matters.
  • Taking charge matters.
  • Efficiency matters.
  • Girls basketball matters.
  • Loving yourself matters.
  • Competitiveness matters.
  • The IT factor matters.
  • Shaking things up matter.

Nikki Trainham

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family matters.
  • Knowledge matters.
  • Making a difference matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Growth matters.

Todd Lewis, PLA

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Means and methods matters.
  • Improving our world matters.
  • Esoteric references matter.
  • Building it better matters.
  • Humor matters.

Nadeem Khan

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Learning matters.
  • Family matters.
  • People matter.
  • Environment matters.
  • Work-Life balance matters.

Frank McMahan, PE

PRINCIPAL, CHARLOTTE
  • Collaboration matters. Management matters. Responsibility matters. Improvements matter. Coaching matters.

Frank is a Principal and Civil Engineer responsible for project design, managing staff, and managing multiple projects of various sizes from the due diligence phase through the completion of construction. Project types have included storm drainage improvement projects for numerous municipalities; residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional projects as well. Technical design responsibilities have included hydrological analysis, hydraulic analysis, storm water retrofits, erosion and sediment control, grading, roadway, wastewater collection system, water distribution, and traffic control.

FEATURED WORK

Matthew Vinten, PLA

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, DALLAS
  • Design orientation matters.
  • Innovation design solution matters.
  • Wealth of knowledge matters.
  • Detail matters.

Allison Merriman, PLA

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, CHARLOTTE
  • Curiosity matters.
  • Blended environments matter.
  • Teamwork matters.
  • 26.2 miles matters.
  • Books matter.

Dustin Culver

CE DESIGNER, ORLANDO
  • Family, most importantly, matters.
  • Expanding your skill set matters.
  • Being valuable at work matters.
  • Pursuing your passion matters.

Shaun Hicks

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family & friends matter.
  • Exploring the world matters.
  • Being adventurous matters.
  • Creativity matters.
  • Designing for the future matters.

Linda Letourneau

DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY
  • Faith Matters. Friends Matter. Family Matters. Fun Matters. Music Matters.

Linda is the Director of Technology and keeps all systems running at LandDesign around the clock. With over 23 years of experience in the industry, Linda has implemented technologies to improve both the technical infrastructure and operational efficiencies for LandDesign. She continues to analyze existing and emerging technologies in order to plan the appropriate technology strategy for the firm. When she’s not looking for the best way to strengthen our firewall and increase our storage capacity, Linda can be found on the golf course or playing her guitar.

Brian Dench, PE

DIRECTOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, DALLAS
  • Family time matters. Youth sports matter. Client needs matter. Project collaboration matters. Dallas Cowboys matter.

Brian is the Director of Civil Engineering in the Dallas office of LandDesign. He has 22 years of experience in the design and development of residential, commercial, multi-family, mixed-use, and industrial projects.  His tenure in the Dallas-Fort Worth area has led to a thorough understanding of the development processes and regulatory requirements there, and has led him to develop trusted relationships within the land development community that has helped facilitate predictable jurisdictional approvals in a timely manner.

FEATURED WORK

Amanda Zullo

DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Visioning matters.
  • Wellness matters.
  • Wanderlust matters.
  • Being well-rounded matters.

Robert Keidel, PE

CIVIL ENGINEER, CHARLOTTE
  • Finding one’s natural fit matters.
  • Attention to detail matters.
  • Technology matters.
  • Having fun with family matters.
  • Volunteering matters.
  • Clemson sports matters.

Lori Milam

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Community matters.
  • Seeking adventure matters.
  • Football season matters.
  • Love for outdoors matters.
  • Volleyball matters.

Janalyn Newchurch

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Green initiatives matter.
  • Commitment matters.
  • Volunteering matters.
  • Enriching communities matters.

Ray Waugh, PE

COO, PARTNER, ORLANDO
  • Great Plans matter. Pushing yourself matters. Moments matter. Riding your bike matters. In the end….. it’s the story that matters.

Ray is a Partner, Civil Engineer and the firm’s Chief Operations Officer. Ray is a strategic leader and drives the firm’s operational vision and growth that empowers LandDesign to serve its clients, communities and environments around the world. As Managing Partner of the firm’s Orlando office, project focus includes large scale master planning, urban design, infrastructure design, retail development, public spaces and amenity designs. Ray is a creative leader with an aptitude for problem solving whose contribution has garnered numerous award winning projects throughout the firm’s portfolio. The complexities of these projects has equipped Ray with the engineering capability to adeptly orchestrate teams of experts that are focused on collaborative creative solutions that work.

FEATURED WORK

Matthew Grigsby, EI

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Being driven professionally matters.
  • Learning new things matters.
  • Land development matters.
  • Coaching matters.

David Gastel, PE

CIVIL ENGINEER, ORLANDO
  • Imagination matters.
  • Upholding Standards matters.
  • Transforming ideas matters.
  • FSU matters.
  • Hard work matters.

Kevin Vogel, PE

PARTNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Turning vision into reality matters. Identifying opportunities matters. Experiential placemaking matters. Music matters. My kids matter. All five of them.

Kevin Vogel is a Partner and Civil Engineer. Kevin is responsible for design staff management of engineers, surveyors, and landscape architects. He is also responsible for full cycle project management, from contracts and administration through construction documentation. He is responsible for directing both public and private site development and infrastructure improvement projects both regionally and internationally. His expertise includes an intimate knowledge of project development from inception to occupancy, including entitlement processes, the integration of master planning, engineering and construction coordination, as well as regulatory coordination and permitting.

FEATURED WORK

Jake Petrosky, AICP

PLANNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Quality of life matters.
  • Scale matters.
  • Street design matters.
  • Green infrastructure matters.
  • Clean rivers matter.

Brooke Bourgeois

MARKETING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, ORLANDO
  • Kindness and empathy matters.
  • Relationships matter.
  • Gratitude matters.
  • Design matters.
  • A chocolate chip cookie matters.

Keith Bongirno, PLA

DIRECTOR | PLANNING + LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE, ORLANDO
  • Curiosity matters. Collaboration matters. Family matters most. Drawing matters. Tropical landscapes matter.

Resort Designer, Place Maker, Environmental Artist. Keith has designed numerous luxury resorts in the US, Caribbean, Asia and the Middle East. Keith’s work ethic is matched only by his ardent passion for exceptional design to create places that are engaging, entertaining and aesthetically outstanding and is commended by his peers as an industry idea leader. He continuously advocates to align client needs with market & site demands to create compelling master planned communities, mixed used destinations and resort environments. As Director of Planning + Landscape Architecture, he leads the firm’s strategic vision to create artistic and creative places that matter in Florida and the Caribbean.

Shannen Scott

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family matters.
  • The environment matters.
  • Challenging yourself matters.
  • Commitment matters.
  • Clemson matters.

Boris Tomic

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Art matters.
  • Humanity matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • History matters.

Chris Young

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Self improvement matters.
  • Exploration matters.
  • 3D modeling matters.
  • The details matter.

Eric Raudebaugh

CE DESIGNER, ORLANDO
  • Family matters.
  • Golf matters.
  • Food matters.
  • Friends matter.
  • Art matters.

Kristen Sweatland

SENIOR ASSOCIATE, ORLANDO
  • Faith and family matters.
  • Laughing daily matters.
  • The details matter.
  • Listening actively matters.
  • Story time matters.

Vedika Nigam

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Thoughtful design matters.
  • The environment matters.
  • Seeing new places matters.
  • Relationships matter.
  • Seeking knowledge matters.

Amy Eliason

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family and friends matter.
  • Exploring the world matters.
  • Good food matters.
  • Collaboration and creativity matters.
  • Music matters.

Heba Root

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
  • Family Matters. An Awesome Place to Work Matters. Balance Matters. Traveling Matters. Relationships Matter.

Heba is the Director of Human Resources where she leads all efforts to recruit and retain the passionate trailblazers that make up LandDesign. In correlation with LandDesign’s focus on people and relationships, Heba strives to create a progressive and positive work environment for all LandDesigners. She has 15 years of experience enabling employees to have a voice in shaping the place they want to work, while counseling and training employees to excel in their role. Strike up a conversation with Heba, in either Arabic or English, and even you will want to join the LandDesign team.

Jeffrey Mis

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family matters.
  • Horticulture matters.
  • Music matters.
  • Humor matters.
  • Urban exploration matters.

James Mann

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Art matters.
  • Nature matters.
  • Playing outdoors matters.
  • History matters.
  • Quality of life matters.

Mark Kime, PLA

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, CHARLOTTE
  • Exploring a site’s highest and best use matters.
  • Great working relationships matter.
  • Recreational outdoor activities matter.
  • Proximity to the ocean and mountains matters.

Lauren Cline

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Spending time outside matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Creative problem solving matters.
  • Doing what makes you happy matters.
  • Pursuing your passions matters.

Pam Calaway

GENERAL LEDGER ACCOUNTANT
  • Always doing your best matters.
  • Loving life matters.
  • Details do matter.
  • Receipts matter.

Chris Waldt, EI

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Tackling Challenges matters.
  • Family time matters.
  • Faithfulness matters.
  • Playing outdoors matters.

Chase Weaver

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Gratitude matters.
  • Laughter matters.
  • Patience matters.
  • Curiosity matters.
  • The beauty of nature matters.

Chad Goddard

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Hard work matters.
  • Honesty matters.
  • Details matter.
  • Collaboration matters.
  • Exploring matters.

Marika Kalasz

SENIOR PROJECT ACCOUNTANT
  • Happiness of my family and friends matters.
  • Respect and belief in others matters.
  • Outstanding work ethic matters.
  • Achieving excellence matters.

Beth Poovey, PLA

DIRECTOR - GREENWAYS, PARKS + OPEN SPACE, CHARLOTTE
  • Community matters. Getting dirt under your nails matters. Small moments matter. Passion matters.

Beth is the Director of Greenways, Parks and Open Space for LandDesign, where she leads a studio focused on the creation of public spaces that matter. She has nearly 20 years of experience in greenway, trail, streetscape and park design. Combining her sociology and landscape architecture degrees, her focus and passion has evolved into the planning and design of urban open space that authentically integrates community assets with environmental stewardship opportunities. Public open space is her thing. Parks, trails, streetscapes, peds, bikes and even trikes.

FEATURED WORK

Tyler Howell, EI

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Giving back matters.
  • Living a virtuous life matters.
  • Designing places for people matters.
  • Golf matters.
  • Blues music matters.

Mackenzie Bourne

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Faith, family and friends matter.
  • Bucket lists matter.
  • Hand rendering matters.
  • Georgia Bulldawgs football matters.
  • Living in the moment matters.

Kat Cartee

PROJECT ACCOUNTANT, CHARLOTTE
  • Family matters.
  • Friends matter.
  • Adventure and travel matters.
  • Good food matters.
  • Laughter matters.

Tade Willger, PLA

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, DC
  • Going the distance matters.
  • Traveling abroad matters.
  • Gardening matters.
  • Road trips matter.

Michael Abate

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Family matters.
  • People matter.
  • Details matter.
  • Visualization matters.
  • Fitness matters.

Griselda Ruan

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family and friends matter.
  • The environment matters.
  • Adventures matter.
  • All dogs matter.
  • UF Gators matter.

Gurveer Uppal, EI

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family matters.
  • Creativity matters.
  • Enjoying life matters.
  • Being productive matters.
  • Sports matter.

Tareq El-Saldi, EI

CE DESIGNER, DALLAS
  • Being a handyman around the house matters.
  • Well-rounded upbringings matter.
  • Resolving issues matters.
  • Mentoring matters.

Lisa Biddle

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Sustainability matters.
  • Community outreach matters.
  • Attitude matters.
  • Exploring matters.

Brianna Meurer

MARKETING COORDINATOR, CHARLOTTE
  • Relationships matter.
  • Culture matters.
  • Music matters.
  • A healthy lifestyle (with good food) matters.
  • Trying new ideas and experiences matter.

Eric Pohlmann

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Simplicity matters.
  • Ornamental grasses matter.
  • Hand graphics matter.
  • Being rooted matters.
  • Traveling matters.

Chris Cook

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Relationships matter.
  • Quiet time matters.
  • Enjoying what you do matters.
  • Nature matters.
  • Having fun matters.

Aaron Wagoner, EI

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Practicality matters.
  • Helping others matters.
  • Being outdoors matters.
  • NC State Wolfpack matters.
  • Learning matters.

David Pearson, PLA

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, CHARLOTTE
  • Urban form matters.
  • Place making matters.
  • Ecology matters.
  • Simplicity matters.

William Morris

CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION, CHARLOTTE
  • Construction administration matters.
  • Time schedules matter.
  • Being on site matters.
  • Managing effectively matters.
  • Family matters.

Ashley Clark

MARKETING MANAGER
  • Relationships matter.
  • Design Advocacy matters.
  • Attitude matters.
  • Renovating my old house matters.
  • Family vacations at Kiawah matter.

Dawn Cagle

ACCOUNTING MANAGER
  • Timesheets matter.
  • Efficiency matters.
  • Organization matters.
  • Books matter.

Alex Livarchuk

NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR, CHARLOTTE
  • Family matters.
  • Knowledge matters.
  • Technology matters.
  • Faith matters.
  • Friends matter.

Nataliya Gurina

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Learning new things every day matters.
  • Universal design matters.
  • Being positive matters.
  • Community gardens matter.
  • Travel abroad matters.

Jacqui Johnson

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Pedestrians matter.
  • Home cooking matters.
  • Design details matter.
  • Relationships matter.
  • Fun matters.

Barrett Blackburn

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Doing what you love matters.
  • Collaboration matters.
  • Gratitude matters.
  • The outdoors matter.
  • Pride matters.

Cassidy Michaux

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Balance matters.
  • Curiosity matters.
  • Inspiration matters.
  • The environment matters.
  • Laughter matters.

Lawrence Pangburn

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Critical thinking matters.
  • Understanding matters.
  • Sharing knowledge matters.
  • Community matters.
  • Places matter.

Erika Mayer

LA DESIGNER, SAN FRANCISCO
  • Sense of place matters.
  • Integrity matters.
  • Relationships matter.
  • Environmental stewardship matters.
  • True Detective matters.

Khristine Giangrandi

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Loving design matters.
  • Inspiration matters.
  • Happiness matters.
  • Creation of special places matters.
  • Collaboration matters.

Andrea James, PLA

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, CHARLOTTE
  • Craftsmanship matters.
  • The mountains matter.
  • Urban gardens matter.
  • Being a shutterbug matters.

Kate Goodman, EI

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Collaboration matters.
  • Efficiency matters.
  • Measuring twice matters.
  • Basketball matters.
  • Preserving wildlife matters.

Sarah Logan

RECEPTIONIST, CHARLOTTE
  • Faith matters.
  • Laughter matters.
  • The West Virginia Mountaineers matter.
  • Peanut butter matters.
  • Coffee matters.

K.C. Farrell

LA DESIGNER, SAN FRANCISCO
  • His dog matters.
  • Friends matter.
  • Family matters.
  • Being healthy and active matters.
  • Helping make the world a better place matters.

Heth Kendrick, PLA

DIRECTOR OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE, DALLAS
  • Faith matters. Time with family matters. Mentoring matters. Outlaw country music matters. Camping matters.

Heth is the Director of Landscape Architecture for the Dallas offices and is responsible for design and business development in that market. With over a decade of design experience related to projects ranging from large-scale mixed-use and transit-oriented developments to smaller multi-family and commercial developments, Heth has proven himself to be an expert in his profession based on his knowledge of project management, master planning, entitlements, design development, and the preparation of construction documents.

FEATURED WORK

Adam McGuire, PLA

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, CHARLOTTE
  • Authenticity matters.
  • User experience matters
  • Live music matters.
  • Being handy matters.

Dennis Walls, PLA

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, CHARLOTTE
  • Design details matter.
  • Napkin sketches matter.
  • Family time matters.
  • Capturing scenery matters.
  • Living life to the fullest matters.

Chad Kovaleski, PLA

DIRECTOR, SAN FRANCISCO
  • Project delivery matters. Good design matters. Traveling to see other cultures matters. Sketching matters. The West Coast matters.

Chad is a Director and leads the operations for the LandDesign San Francisco office. He has nearly a decade of design experience related to projects ranging from large-scale mixed-use, resort and hospitality developments, to waterfront planning, multi-family, and commercial developments. Chad oversees a team of landscape architects and planners in production of conceptual plans, project visioning, vision books, schematic design documentation and design development packages.  Chad is a design-focused landscape architect with a passion for simple graphic statements and bold use of plant materials, hardscape and paving.

FEATURED WORK

David Booth

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family & friends matter.
  • Being yourself matters.
  • Standards matter.
  • Envisioning/imagination matters.
  • Nature outings matter.

Stephanie Powell

CFO, PARTNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Business Brain Matters. Having Fun Matters. Money Matters. People Matter. Hair Matters.

Stephanie Powell is a Partner and the firm’s Chief Financial Officer. She serves as Managing Partner for business strategy development and the management of the firm’s business affairs. Managing the financial administration of a 21st century design firm is a challenge that she embraces. Much like the collaborative design process that represents LandDesign’s core business, Stephanie’s approach to company growth and fiscal fitness is a team effort. With a focused career in finance and business operations, she effectively develops and communicates the firm’s business strategies and objectives, teaching architects and engineers how to think like business leaders. Design values are shared with Financial, Marketing, Human Resources, and Information Technology professionals to achieve a seamless, firm-wide vision for future success.

Kris Rowe, PE

CIVIL ENGINEER, CHARLOTTE
  • Leading by example matters.
  • Doing it right the first time matters.
  • Volunteering matters.
  • 80’s hairband music matters.
  • Detroit Red Wings matters.
  • Seeing a project come to life matters.

Brian Crafford, EI

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Cost Effectiveness matters.
  • Learning matters.
  • Hard work matters.
  • Dedication matters.
  • Process matters.

Mellissa Oliver

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Environmental responsibility matters.
  • Commitment matters.
  • Being productive matters.
  • Pride in what you do matters.
  • Getting involved in the community matters.
  • Leadership matters.
  • Logan and Caesar matter!

Brent Martin, PLA

PRINCIPAL, DC
  • Legacy matters . Details matter. Perspective matters. That song you crank up matters. Home matters. Comedic relief matters.

Brent Martin is a Principal and Senior Landscape Architect. Raised in the Midwest, Brent has worked in LandDesign offices up and down the east coast over his tenure with the firm. A designer with a principled nature, Brent brings to his projects a keen sense of what makes a place unique and has an ability to elevate the story in the design and implementation. He has worked on a broad range of projects from urban mixed use projects to agrarian-focused master planned communities to small complex site design. His skill lies in providing that balance between the desired aesthetic and the required functionality starting with conceptual planning through construction documents. His passion for great design is evident from the first meeting through the final punch list. Brent’s design expertise lies in resort-style communities, mixed-use developments, and infill multifamily.

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Deborah Miller

GLOBAL DIRECTOR | BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING
  • Every step in the process matters - the sum of all parts. Authenticity matters - it's the truth. Words matter - they connect us. Music matters - it's spiritual.

Deborah is the Global Director of Business Development and Marketing Communications and is responsible for strategic development of new business opportunities across all offices. From small scale community projects to high profile projects, Deborah’s vast experience in most every project type has provided her with a depth of understanding of what comprises the best approach for clients in achieving their project goals and objectives – reaching for the best design solution.

Priya Obloy

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, DC
  • Compassion matters.
  • Parenting matters.
  • Perspective matters.
  • Everything in its place and a place for everything matters.
  • Spelling matters.

Haley Dugger

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family (including her dog) matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Creativity matters.
  • Good food matters.
  • Laughing matters.

Peter Crowley, PLA

PARTNER, DC
  • Creating great places matters. Taking care of our world matters. My garden matters. Mentoring the next generation matters.

Peter is a Partner, Landscape Architect and former president. Establishing the firm’s Washington DC office in 1983, Peter is recognized as a design leader and visionary of urban design and master planning projects across the globe. As design leader, he participates in multidisciplinary teams domestically and internationally with the stated objective of creating a balance between design aspiration and market forces.

Peter has used his planning skills to craft a wide variety of compelling projects involving complex urban design assignments, town planning, urban infill, mixed-use destinations and master planned communities. He actively advocates aligning client needs with market conditions, bringing stakeholders together, embracing and sustaining the environment, and differentiating a place to engage the user and interpret the unique story of place. He is known for his dedication to creating memorable space and developing community through design which has been an integral part of the firm’s development and the marketable success of our clients. Peter is recognized by his peers as an industry thought leader and frequently participates in national planning studies for the Urban Land Institute.

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Sean Haviland

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Eagerness to learn matters.
  • Innovation matters.
  • Natural and built environments matter.
  • Cohabitation matters.
  • Visualization matters.

Philip Smith

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family matters.
  • Friends matter.
  • Virginia Tech Hokies matter.
  • Music and sports matter.
  • Traveling and experiencing new things matter.

Kacie Leahy

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, DC
  • Family matters.
  • Happiness matters.
  • Good food matters.
  • Dogs matter.
  • Good books matter.

Susan England, PLA

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, DC
  • Integrating people and places sustainably matters.
  • Equal opportunity matters.
  • Living fully matters.
  • Community matters.

Andrew Seifarth

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Design matters.
  • Travel matters.
  • History matters.
  • Health matters.
  • Collaboration matters.

Matt Weschler

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family and friends matter.
  • Music and the arts matter.
  • Travel and adventure matter.
  • Complete neighborhoods matter.
  • Freedom of expression matters.

Joe Giangrandi

LA DESIGNER, DC
  • Vision matters.
  • Storytelling matters.
  • Expanding knowledge matters.
  • 3D Visualization matters.
  • Advocacy matters.

Kait Yeatts

PROJECT ASSISTANT, CHARLOTTE
  • Faith, family and friends matter.
  • Living in the moment matters.
  • Travel and adventure matters.
  • Healthy living matters.
  • Environmental awareness matters.

Nate Doolittle, PE

PARTNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Innovative Infrastructure Matters. Golf matters. My family matters. Being called an LA as much as an engineer matters. Making my projects successful matters.

Nate Doolittle is a Partner and Civil Engineer. Nate is responsible for leading a number of the firm’s public and private infrastructure and site development projects throughout the Southeast US. Nate has a keen understanding of public/private projects, with a wide variety of expertise in large scale developments to urban infill projects.  He also leads LandDesign’s Higher Education market with experience in educational, athletic, residential, and infrastructure campus work. His valuable experience includes a variety of large-scale mixed-use developments, campus and university work, and urban infill redevelopment that required site assessment, environmentally sustainable design, and innovative infrastructure solutions. Nate thrives in situations where he can help lead and collaborate on innovative and complicated projects, embracing the success of the team strategy and vision.  Nate works to ‘implement the projects vision, not engineer the master plan’.

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Richard Petersheim, PLA

PARTNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Urban Revitalization Matters. Being Unplugged Matters. Bill Bryson Matters. Kiss Matters.

Richard is a Partner and Senior Landscape Architect. Committed to creative and sustainable urban design, he is responsible for project development through construction, and directs a passionate urban design studio with focus on strategic urban planning, infill development, transit planning and station area design, higher education master planning, and retail development. Richard always looks beyond the borders of the project to identify ways in which the improvements to the landscape add value to the adjoining context and reinforce the community goals.  His role is often building a constituency and bridging gaps in divergent development, community, and political voices to create an executable strategy.

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Max Grogan

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Family matters.
  • Community matters.
  • Sublimity matters.
  • Sustainable design matters.
  • The future matters.

Jeremy Icard, PE, LEED AP BC+C

CIVIL ENGINEER, CHARLOTTE
  • Collaborative solutions matter.
  • Linking vision to execution matters.
  • Leadership and mentoring matters.
  • Doing what you say matters.
  • Faith and Family matters.

Dale Stewart, PE

PARTNER, CHARLOTTE
  • LandDesign’s Legacy Matters. Family Matters. Community Service Matters. Land Stewardship Matters. Creative Design Matters.

Dale is a Partner, Civil Engineer and immediate past president. Dale understands not only the opportunities and challenges of today’s engineering projects, but the important role and impact these projects play in the development of a larger region. This expertise has made him a valuable member of a number of community organizations, appointed committees and task forces concerned with water quality protection and effective infrastructure. Long term relationships, mentoring staff, and dedication to ethical engineering practice are what matters to Dale.

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Katie Riddle, PLA

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, DC
  • Sharing knowledge matters.
  • Being an urbanite matters.
  • Green infrastructure matters.
  • Hand drawings matter.
  • Community service matters.

Matt Clark, PLA

PARTNER, DC
  • History matters. Personal accountability - your word matters. Character matters. Knowing a few good swears really matters. Not taking yourself too seriously matters. 80s music matters.

Matt is a Partner and Landscape Architect and leads the operations of the firm’s Washington DC office. Matt is a driven studio leader and project manager for a number of high-profile mixed-use, residential and commercial office projects primarily located within the Mid-Atlantic region. His dedication to his clients and projects is evident in his solid reputation of long term client relationships. He takes pride in sweating the details and leaving no stone unturned in search for the best project outcome. Project development includes conceptual design through preparation of final construction documents and construction administration/implementation.

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Stephen Romanin

LA DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Unique perspectives matter.
  • Confidence matters.
  • A strong skill set matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • AFL Football matters.

Rhett Crocker, PLA

CEO, PARTNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Great ideas matter. Progress matters. Quality matters. Long bike rides matter. Family time at the lake matters.

President, Partner, Master Planner, Urban designer. Idea Junky. A Gen X’er poised to lead LandDesign in the 21st Century. A visionary designer with an incomparable work ethic, Rhett has built an award-winning career with a reputation for transforming complex sites into beautiful urban design. He is focused on providing every project with the ideas and design leadership that will differentiate projects in a competitive market for better positioning and economic return. As President, he leads the firm’s strategic vision that empowers LandDesign to show its clients and communities around the world that every project matters.

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Deniz Kilic, PE

CE DESIGNER, DALLAS
  • Quality control matters.
  • Improving oneself matters.
  • Reusing landfills matters.
  • Classic Rock matters.
  • Hydraulic system design matters.

Robb Klauk

CE DESIGNER, CHARLOTTE
  • Design administration matters.
  • Project management matters.
  • Being on the water fishing matters.
  • My daughter, Taylor, matters.

Kim Schneider

OFFICE MANAGER, CHARLOTTE
  • Love matters.
  • Happiness matters.
  • Adventure matters.
  • Being true to yourself matters.
  • Family and friends matter.