ABOUT US

Inspiration through Collaboration

Our team-based approach to projects ensures a high rate of success for our clients and for the communities in which we work. We don’t rely on the strengths of any one individual because we never know where our next great idea will come from. We are firm believers in a philosophy that prioritizes teamwork and a collective mentality or groupthink over individual agendas.

Individually, we are landscape architects, planners, ecologists, and graphic designers. Together we are thinkers, tinkerers, and storytellers.

Ownership

 
  Linda deFlon  Director of Financial Operations

Linda deFlon
Director of Financial Operations

  Steve Rhoades  PLA Director of Business Development

Steve Rhoades PLA
Director of Business Development

  Robin Fordyce  PLA Director of Business Operations

Robin Fordyce PLA
Director of Business Operations

  Craig Rhodes  PLA Director of Design & Quality Control

Craig Rhodes PLA
Director of Design & Quality Control

 

Founders

 
  Patti Banks  PLA Founder

Patti Banks PLA
Founder

  Dave Ciaccio  PLA Founder

Dave Ciaccio PLA
Founder

 

Our Team

  Thomas Bentley  PLA Landscape Architect

Thomas Bentley PLA
Landscape Architect

  Laurie Brown  LEED AP Conservation Ecologist

Laurie Brown LEED AP
Conservation Ecologist

  Lauren Cano  MLA Business Development, Landscape Designer

Lauren Cano MLA
Business Development, Landscape Designer

  Lindsay French  BFA Graphic Designer, Marketing

Lindsay French BFA
Graphic Designer, Marketing

  Triveece Penelton  AICP Public Involvement Specialist, Planner

Triveece Penelton AICP
Public Involvement Specialist, Planner

  Mike Henrichs  BLA, CPSI Landscape Designer

Mike Henrichs BLA, CPSI
Landscape Designer

  Chad Potter  PLA, LEED AP Landscape Architect

Chad Potter PLA, LEED AP
Landscape Architect

  Elizabeth Nelson  BLA Landscape Designer

Elizabeth Nelson BLA
Landscape Designer

  Larry Reynolds  MLA, CPSI Landscape Designer

Larry Reynolds MLA, CPSI
Landscape Designer

  Ashley Shmalberg  M. ARCH, LEED AP Landscape Designer

Ashley Shmalberg M. ARCH, LEED AP
Landscape Designer

  Scott Schulte  ENV SP Sr. Environmental Planner

Scott Schulte ENV SP
Sr. Environmental Planner

  Brett Spangler  PLA, LEED AP Landscape Architect

Brett Spangler PLA, LEED AP
Landscape Architect

  Ben Wagner  PLA Landscape Architect

Ben Wagner PLA
Landscape Architect

  Sean Wylie  BLA Project Designer

Sean Wylie BLA
Project Designer