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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.

Shaun Hicks

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

Heth Kendrick, PLA

  • Faith matters.
  • Time with family matters.
  • Mentoring matters.
  • Outlaw country music matters.
  • Camping Matters.

Heth is a Principal in the Dallas office where he directs the landscape architecture practice 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

Jeff Lape

  • Family and friends matter.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Ohio State football matters.
  • The outdoors matter.
  • Design matters.

Da Huo

  • Pineapples on pizza matter.
  • Using turn signals matter.
  • Competitive sports matter.
  • Racking your weights matters.
  • Learning every day matters.

Robb Klauk

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

Susan England, PLA

  • Integrating people and places sustainably matters.
  • Equal opportunity matters.
  • Living fully matters.
  • Community matters.

James Mann

  • Art matters.
  • Nature matters.
  • Playing outdoors matters.
  • History matters.
  • Quality of life matters.

Mellissa Oliver

  • 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!

Colleen Williams

  • Context matters.
  • Urban experience matters.
  • Aesthetic matters.
  • Distance running matters.
  • Family tailgates matter.

Matthew Grigsby, PE

  • Being driven professionally matters.
  • Learning new things matters.
  • Land development matters.
  • Coaching matters.

Morgan McCamey

  • Family and friends matter.
  • Hard work matters.
  • Organization matters.
  • Attention to detail matters.
  • Laughter matters.

Dale Stewart, PE

  • 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.

FEATURED WORK

Jacob Bennett

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

Janalyn Newchurch

  • My faith matters.
  • Volunteering matters.
  • The environment matters.
  • LSU football matters.
  • Rescue dogs matter.

Dan Melvin, PE

  • Community matters.
  • Perspective matters.
  • Environment matters.
  • Design matters.

Vincent Chiu

  • Challenging myself matters.
  • Hiking matters.
  • Family matters.
  • Nature matters.
  • BOGOs matter.

Nataliya Gurina

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

Rahel Ayalew

  • Knowledge is power, and that matters.
  • Growing matters.
  • Passion matters.
  • Having fun matters.

Mackenzie Bourne

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

Aly Moniaci, PE

  • Faith matters.
  • My family matters.
  • JOY matters.
  • Texas Tech athletics matter.
  • Relationships matter.

Stephanie Pankiewicz, PLA

  • 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

Lori Milam

  • Community matters.
  • Seeking adventure matters.
  • Football season matters.
  • Love for outdoors matters.
  • Volleyball matters.

Gene Stroman

  • Family + friends matter.
  • Film matters.
  • Literature matters.
  • Music matters.
  • Road trips matter.

Cameron Fox

  • Family matters.
  • Stewardship matters.
  • Humility matters.
  • Holistic design matters.
  • UNC basketball matters.

Angga Widodo, PE

  • Enjoying life matters.
  • Supporting others matters.
  • Ultimate frisbee matters.
  • Listening matters.

William Morris

  • Construction administration matters.
  • Time schedules matter.
  • Being on site matters.
  • Managing effectively matters.
  • Family matters.

Jeffrey Mis

  • Family matters.
  • Horticulture matters.
  • Music matters.
  • Humor matters.
  • Urban exploration matters.

Michael Cipolla, PE

  • Family matters.
  • Friends matter.
  • UCF Knights matter.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Knowledge matters.

Lisa Biddle, PLA, LEED Green Associate

  • Sustainability matters.
  • Community outreach matters.
  • Attitude matters.
  • Exploring matters.

Gabriela Cañamar Clark, PLA

  • 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

Aaron Wagoner, PE

  • Practicality matters.
  • Helping others matters.
  • Being outdoors matters.
  • NC State Wolfpack matters.
  • Learning matters.

Megan Katz

  • Being open to new adventures matters.
  • Learning new skills matters.
  • Warm smiles matter.
  • Good books matter.
  • Snacks matter.

Frank McMahan, PE

  • 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

Andrew Garrels, PLA

  • Family matters.
  • Developing space for my girls to enjoy matters.
  • Passion matters.
  • Golf matters.
  • The Cowboys matter.

Samantha Martello

  • Happiness matters.
  • Family + friends matter.
  • Personal growth matters.
  • Adventures matter.
  • Checklists matter.

Nate Doolittle, PE

  • 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’.

FEATURED WORK

Ray Waugh, PE

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

Ray is a strategic leader who helps drive the firm’s operational vision and growth, empowering 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 civil engineer 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

Deniz Kilic, PE

  • Quality control matters.
  • Improving oneself matters.
  • Reusing landfills matters.
  • Classic Rock matters.
  • Hydraulic system design matters.

Chad Kovaleski, PLA

  • Project Delivery Matters.
  • Good design matters.
  • Traveling to see other cultures matters.
  • Sketching matters.
  • The West Coast matters.

Chad is the Managing Principal in 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

Mandy Rogers

  • Love matters.
  • Family + community matter.
  • Art + design matter.
  • Stories matter.
  • Rest matters.

Todd Lewis, PLA

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

Nick Smith, PLA

  • Family matters.
  • Creativity matters.
  • Attention to detail matters.
  • Listening matters.
  • The Golden Rule matters.

Lauren Delbridge

  • Curiosity matters.
  • Family matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Inspiration matters.
  • Virginia Tech football matters.

Tade Willger, PLA

  • Going the distance matters.
  • Traveling abroad matters.
  • Gardening matters.
  • Road trips matter.

Jeromy Wegrzyn

  • Community, friends + family matter.
  • Awesome work matters.
  • Having a blast matters.
  • Creativity matters.
  • Bicycles matter.

Sarah Reyes

  • Family matters.
  • Creativity matters.
  • Dancing matters.
  • Authenticity matters.
  • Community matters.

Robert Keidel, PE

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

K.C. Farrell

  • His dog matters.
  • Friends matter.
  • Family matters.
  • Being healthy and active matters.
  • Helping make the world a better place matters.

Jason Granado, PLA

  • Making matters.
  • Details matter.
  • Good whiskey matters.
  • Mentoring matters.
  • Understanding systems matter.

Sean Haviland

  • Eagerness to learn matters.
  • Innovation matters.
  • Natural and built environments matter.
  • Cohabitation matters.
  • Visualization matters.

Rita Stroud

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

Andrea James, PLA

  • Craftsmanship matters.
  • The mountains matter.
  • Urban gardens matter.
  • Being a shutterbug matters.

Kait Yeatts

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

Richard Petersheim, PLA

  • 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.

FEATURED WORK

Keith Bongirno, PLA

  • 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.

Brian Forster

Brian Forster, PE

  • Being the best husband and father I can be matters.
  • Loud music matters.
  • Loving your job matters.
  • Serving your clients matters.
  • Problem solving matters.

Brian is the Director of Engineering in LandDesign’s Orlando office. With over 16 years of civil engineering experience in the land development field, Brian enjoys bringing together engineers and landscape architects to help guide clients through the entire development process. His expertise includes the design and construction of privately-funded residential, hospitality and entertainment projects. Brian believes that it’s easy to work hard when you love what you do and the clients you serve.

Shay McRedmond

  • Challenging yourself matters.
  • What you eat matters.
  • Communication matters.
  • Organization matters.
  • Kindness matters.

Rhett Crocker, PLA

  • 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.

FEATURED WORK

Mark Taylor

  • Faith matters.
  • Family and friends matter.
  • Sports matter.
  • Clemson matters.
  • Traveling matters.

Brittany Thompson

  • Enjoying what you do matters.
  • Inspiration matters.
  • Family and friends matter.
  • Laughter matters.
  • Being positive matters.

David Booth

  • Family & friends matter.
  • Being yourself matters.
  • Standards matter.
  • Envisioning/imagination matters.
  • Nature outings matter.

Jacqui Johnson, PLA

  • Pedestrians matter.
  • Home cooking matters.
  • Design details matter.
  • Relationships matter.
  • Fun matters.

Paula Narvaez

  • Actions matter.
  • Time with family + friends matters.
  • Imagination + curiosity matter.
  • Culture + placemaking matter.
  • Disney matters.

Mark Kime, PLA

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

Max Grogan, PE

  • Family matters.
  • Community matters.
  • Sublimity matters.
  • Sustainable design matters.
  • The future matters.

Lauren Cline

  • Spending time outside matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Creative problem solving matters.
  • Doing what makes you happy matters.
  • Pursuing your passions matters.
Larry LeMaster, COO

Larry LeMaster, CPA

  • Spirituality matters.
  • Family matters.
  • Physicality matters.
  • Exercising the mind matters.
  • Art matters.

Larry is a leader in operations and strategic growth in the architecture and engineering industries. He creates strategic growth and operation plans for the firm and all offices to help grow and strengthen the LandDesign brand.

As someone who has always moved freely between the worlds of business and art, Larry is passionate about standing beside artistic designers to help them build a studio, an office or a worldwide practice. His role at LandDesign helps strike a balance between our free-thinking process and organization and structure.

Amy Eliason

  • Family and friends matter.
  • Exploring the world matters.
  • Good food matters.
  • Collaboration and creativity matters.
  • Music matters.

Chris Cook

  • Relationships matter.
  • Quiet time matters.
  • Enjoying what you do matters.
  • Nature matters.
  • Having fun matters.

Daphne Brice

  • Giving to others matters.
  • Faith matters.
  • Family matters.
  • A fulfilling career matters.
  • Engineering matters.

Sabrina Kennedy

  • Laughing and smiling matters.
  • Family and friends matter.
  • Self confidence and pride matters.
  • Compassion and patience for others matters.
  • All "fur babies" of the world matter.

Shannen Scott

  • Family matters.
  • The environment matters.
  • Challenging yourself matters.
  • Commitment matters.
  • Clemson matters.

Tanya Ambrose

  • Ambition matters.
  • Kindness + respect matter.
  • Happiness matters.
  • Relationships matter.
  • Communication matters.

Mason Greeson, PE

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

Mattie Fairchild

  • Family matters.
  • Friends matter.
  • My dogs matter.
  • Having a good time matters.
  • Traveling matters.

Nadeem Khan

  • Learning matters.
  • Family matters.
  • People matter.
  • Environment matters.
  • Work-Life balance matters.

Arianna Netzky, PLA

  • Exploration matters.
  • Creativity matters.
  • Logic matters.
  • Connection matters.
  • Empathy matters.

Joe Giangrandi

  • Vision matters.
  • Storytelling matters.
  • Expanding knowledge matters.
  • 3D Visualization matters.
  • Advocacy matters.

Lisa Moon, MBA

  • God matters.
  • My pups matter.
  • Coffee matters.
  • Honesty matters.
  • Enjoying life matters.

Robby Bell

  • Faith matters.
  • Family matters.
  • College basketball matters.
  • Redeeming places matter.
  • The journey matters.

Deborah Miller

  • 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.

David Gastel, PE

  • Imagination matters.
  • Upholding Standards matters.
  • Transforming ideas matters.
  • FSU matters.
  • Hard work matters.

Sarah Whiteley

  • Creativity matters.
  • Family + friends matter.
  • Sustainability matters.
  • Coffee matters.
  • Dogs matter.

Josh Orndorff, PE

  • Pragmatic problem solving matters.
  • Relationships matter.
  • Collaboration matters.
  • Getting your hands dirty matters.
  • Beers and laughter matter.

Josh is the Director of Engineering in LandDesign’s Washington DC office. He advocates for collaborative design focused on creating places that bring people together. His experience with all stages of the development process, from site selection to bond release, allows him to anticipate potential conflicts and develop strategies to keep projects moving forward.  Josh’s goal is to continually find solutions to overcome obstacles and expand the possibilities.

Linda Letourneau

  • 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 extensive 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.

Anthony Andruzzi

  • The environment matters.
  • Progress matters.
  • Family matters.
  • Happiness matters.
  • Weekends matter.

Heba Root

  • 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.

Peter Crowley, PLA

  • 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.

FEATURED WORK

Pam Calaway

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

Chris Waldt

  • Tackling Challenges matters.
  • Family time matters.
  • Faithfulness matters.
  • Playing outdoors matters.

Allison Merriman, PLA

  • Curiosity matters.
  • Blended environments matter.
  • Teamwork matters.
  • 26.2 miles matters.
  • Books matter.

Caroline Cowan

  • Georgia Bulldogs matter.
  • Warm weather matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Tex-Mex matters.
  • Creativity matters.

Brian Dench, PE

  • Family time matters.
  • Youth sports matter.
  • Client needs matter.
  • Project collaboration matters.
  • Dallas Cowboys matter.

Brian is the Managing Principal of 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

Kris Rowe, PE

  • 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.

Adam Martin, PLA

  • Big ideas matter.
  • Ornamental grasses matter.
  • Urban re-development matters.
  • Tinkering matters.
  • Social consciousness matters.

Boris Tomic

  • Art matters.
  • Humanity matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • History matters.

Alyson Beacham

  • Relationships matter.
  • Communication matters.
  • Happiness matters.
  • Supporting local matters.
  • Cats matter.

Ashley Clark, Assoc. AIA

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

As Director of Strategic Development and Communications, Ashley is able to leverage her passion for design advocacy, AIA leadership experience, and industry knowledge to support the growth of the firm. She is responsible for leading the development of practice-wide marketing, communication and strategic initiatives for LandDesign, and plays a key role in strengthening the LandDesign brand both internally and externally.

Beth Poovey, PLA

  • 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

Matthew Vinten, PLA

  • Design orientation matters.
  • Innovative design solutions matter.
  • Wealth of knowledge matters.
  • Details matter.

Natalie Harper

  • Traveling matters.
  • Connecting with people matters.
  • Live music matters.
  • Laughing matters.
  • Everyone matters.

Megan Schultz, PE

  • Sustainability matters.
  • Art and design matters.
  • Open communication matters.
  • Being yourself matters.
  • Dogs matters.

Michael Abate

  • Family matters.
  • People matter.
  • Details matter.
  • Visualization matters.
  • Fitness matters.

Alex Livarchuk

  • Family matters.
  • Knowledge matters.
  • Technology matters.
  • Faith matters.
  • Friends matter.

Claire Smarda

  • Family matters.
  • Adventure matters.
  • Food matters.
  • Nature matters.
  • Dogs matter.

Andy Breit

  • Family matters.
  • Friends matter.
  • Baseball matters.
  • Coffee matters.
  • NC State Wolfpack matters.

Steve Bond

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

Nikki Curley

  • Family matters.
  • Knowledge matters.
  • Making a difference matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Growth matters.

Marc Momsen, PE

  • 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.

Philip Smith

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

Matt Weschler

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

Kacie Alfonse

  • Family matters.
  • Happiness matters.
  • Good food matters.
  • Dogs matter.
  • Good books matter.

Brent Martin, PLA

  • 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.

FEATURED WORK

Chris Lawley

  • Broadening your horizons matter.
  • Work life balance matters.
  • Friends matter.
  • The beach matters.
  • Virginia Tech football matters.

Khristine Giangrandi

  • Loving design matters.
  • Inspiration matters.
  • Happiness matters.
  • Creation of special places matters.
  • Collaboration matters.

Hannah Thomas

  • History matters.
  • National parks matter.
  • The environment matters.
  • Pets matter.
  • Always learning matters.

Barrett Blackburn, PE

  • Doing what you love matters.
  • Collaboration matters.
  • Gratitude matters.
  • The outdoors matter.
  • Pride matters.

Matt Clark, PLA

  • 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.

FEATURED WORK

Tiffany Sawochka

  • Creativity and imagination matter.
  • Wildlife and marine conservation matter.
  • Protection of sharks matters.
  • Harry Potter matters.

Lorraine Crilley

  • Expression matters.
  • Altruism matters.
  • Challenging yourself matters.
  • Positive communication matters.
  • Sharing a good laugh matters.

James Curley

  • Believing in yourself matters.
  • Leaving a legacy matters.
  • Having fun matters.
  • Being a team player matters.
  • Doing your best matters.

Rita Jones

  • Community matters.
  • Curiosity matters.
  • The arts matter.
  • Laughter matters.
  • A nice glass of wine matters.

Kevin Vogel, PE

  • 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

Kim Schneider

  • Love matters.
  • Happiness matters.
  • Adventure matters.
  • Being true to yourself matters.
  • Family and friends matter.

Kaitlin Lamontagne

  • Family, friends + pets matter.
  • Real life social networks matter.
  • The opportunity + ability to be outdoors matters.
  • The value of learning matters.
  • Community matters.

Chad Goddard

  • Hard work matters.
  • Honesty matters.
  • Details matter.
  • Collaboration matters.
  • Exploring matters.

Mack Drzayich

  • Community matters.
  • Questions matter.
  • Active transportation matters.
  • Gratitude matters.
  • The family matters.

Chase Pratt, PLA, LEED GA

  • Family matters.
  • Travel matters.
  • Great design matters.
  • Learning matters.
  • Watches matter.

Alexis Rosamilia

  • Family & friendships matter.
  • Laughter matters.
  • Good food matters.
  • Positivity matters.
  • Health & wellness matters.

Ashley Feitel

  • Travel matters.
  • Family matters.
  • Laughter matters.
  • Penn State matters.
  • Working hard matters.

Shaun Tooley, PLA

  • Creativity
  • 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

Dawn Stephenson, MBA

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

As the Director of Financial Services, Dawn directs financial functions of the firm, and leads the team responsible for designing, developing, and implementing methods to continually improve all financial processes. She also creates annual budgets and monthly forecasting as it relates to key metrics.

Dennis Walls, PLA

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

Hattie Pavlechko-Reiter

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

Haley Dugger

  • Family (including her dog) matters.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Creativity matters.
  • Good food matters.
  • Laughing matters.

Rodrigo Maldonado

  • Family + friends matter.
  • Moral principles matter.
  • Relationships matter.
  • Caring matters.
  • Being yourself matters.

Alison Peckett, PLA

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

Danny Bishop

  • Family matters.
  • Community matters.
  • Exploring matters.
  • University of Florida matters.
  • Golf matters.

Sean Kaufman

  • Health and wellness matters.
  • Optimism matters.
  • Relationships matter.
  • Soccer matters.
  • Having fun matters.

Elizabeth Kellen

  • Being happy matters.
  • Family and friends matter.
  • Aggie football matters.
  • Helping others matters.
  • My dog matters.

Will Talero

  • Family + friends matter.
  • Love matters.
  • Health and wellness matter.
  • Conversations matter.
  • Dancing matters.

Jeremy Icard, PE, LEED AP BC+C

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

Adam McGuire, PLA

  • Authenticity matters.
  • User experience matters
  • Live music matters.
  • Being handy matters.

Joshua Wilcox, PLA

  • People matter.
  • Family matters.
  • Hard work matters.
  • Conservation matters.
  • Truth matters.

Collette Mason

  • Family matters.
  • Taking care of yourself matters.
  • Being kind matters.
  • Exploring and traveling matter.
  • Laughing matters.

Natalie Spinola

  • Family matters.
  • Health matters.
  • Relationships matter.
  • Passion matters.
  • Inspiration matters.

Cassidy Franklin

  • NC State matters.
  • Working out and being active matters.
  • Work-life balance matters.
  • Coworkers matter.
  • Quality matters.

Amanda Cole

  • Building relationships matters.
  • Exploring the world matters.
  • Laughing matters.
  • Tacos matter.
  • University of Central Florida football matters.

Kristen Sweatland, PLA

  • Faith and family matters.
  • Laughing daily matters.
  • The details matter.
  • Listening actively matters.
  • Story time matters.

Tareq El-Saldi, PE

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

Marika Kalasz

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

Griselda Ruan

  • Family and friends matter.
  • The environment matters.
  • Adventures matter.
  • All dogs matter.
  • UF Gators matter.

Stephanie Marino, PLA

  • Creativity matters.
  • Diverse perspectives matter.
  • Good design matters.
  • Natural environments matter.
  • Four-legged friends matter.

Andre Rutland

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

Jenna Young

  • Design matters.
  • People matter.
  • Traveling matters.
  • Being happy matters.
  • My dog matters.

Matt Biesecker, PLA

  • Design matters.
  • Communication matters.
  • Listening matters.
  • Details matter.
  • Family + friends matter.

Eric Pohlmann, PLA

  • Simplicity matters.
  • Ornamental grasses matter.
  • Hand graphics matter.
  • Being rooted matters.
  • Traveling matters.

Eric is a Principal in the Charlotte, NC office with ten years of design experience related to urban design, master planning, community redevelopment, form-based codes, multi-family, office, and commercial development. In an ever increasing digital profession, his passion for hand drawing and rendering allows him to tell a unique story through the design process, one that is rooted in the ‘old ways’ of creative problem solving. Eric believes that the design of places and spaces can help to create communities that are more socially and environmentally conscience.

FEATURED WORK

Robert Kepley

  • My family matters.
  • Faith matters.
  • Adventures matter.
  • New experiences matter.
  • Knowledge matters.

Christine Harris

  • Compassion matters.
  • Family, friends + our local community matter.
  • Visual communication and all fine arts matter.
  • Travel and our global community matter.
  • Sustainability for oceans matters.