Personal Bio: Jeff was raised in Eugene, Oregon in a land of big trees, rainy weather and good people After graduation from the University of Oregon (GO DUCKS!) with a degree in Political Science and History, Jeff moved to Boise, Idaho. After several years of mountain biking, back-packing, and road trips (along with some work….) Jeff moved to Colorado for Graduate School. After nearly a decade in Colorado, Jeff is happy to call Colorado Springs home and he can’t imagine moving back to a place where the sun doesn’t shine 300 days a year. In his free time, Jeff enjoys cycling (road and mountain biking), photography, and making bad fly fishing casts. His motley crew of three dogs join him on many of his adventures.
Jeff has a duel Masters degree in Landscape Architecture and Urban Design from the University of Colorado, Denver. He brings a passion for site-sensitive, solution-based designs that help to strengthen communities, honor the qualities of their place, and support and inspire people who use the landscape. Jeff has worked in both public and private sector on projects across Colorado and brings a depth of experience in park, trail, open space and civic design. In addition, Jeff has extensive experience in project fundraising, public facilitation, and grant writing. In his career has raised more than $10 million in public and private grant and matching dollars for projects in Colorado. Jeff prides himself on meeting the goals of his clients and believes strong communication is a key to ensuring projects’ success. He takes great pride in his work and has had the privilege of working projects that have won awards from the American Society of Landscape Architecture-Colorado, Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, and the Colorado Parks and Recreation Association.
University of Oregon, Bachelor of Political Science, Minor US
University of Colorado-Denver, Master of Landscape Architecture
University of Colorado-Denver, Master of Urban Design
American Society of Landscape Architects
Industry Tenure: 7 Years
-2015 Member, Mayor’s Strategic Advisory
-2015 Board Member, Kids on Bikes
-2013-2015 Member, Colorado Springs CIP Review Committee
Volunteer, Rocky Mountain Field Institute
Awards and Honors:
-2011 American Society of Landscape Architects – Colorado Chapter, Merit Award
-2012 Association of Landscape Contractors Design and Construction
-2015 Colorado Parks and Recreation Association, Columbine Award