Our Design Staff
Our design staff has over 45 years of cumulative design experience on projects
ranging from residential renovations to college master planning. Because
of our designers varying areas of expertise, we choose to work in an open studio
environment. This allows us to work outside the traditional paradigm of
one owner, one designer. We pool or expertise into an interdisciplinary
team. Although you will have a lead designer assigned to your project, we
work together as a team to develop the best possible solution to fit your
The following is a list of our design team with a synopsis of their
Landscape Designer / Owner
has been designing landscapes since 1994. As a senior landscape designer,
he has developed a reputation for his attention to detail and ability to create
distinctive landscape plans. Each of his unique plans are tailored to meet
his clients needs, but exceed their expectations.
specializes in residential planning and custom water features, many of which are
featured in the Parade of Ponds Walk each year. Sam's passion and
enthusiasm for the landscape industry is reflected in his commitment to the WLCA,
where he served as President and Vice-president and continues to be a key board
Crooks, ASLA, PLA
Professional Landscape Architect
Dan comes to us with over 25 years
experience in the design-build industry. He is a member of The American
Society of Landscape Architects.
Business Development / Owner
Brad is well known for his commitment to
meeting his client's budget requirements. He is very personable and gets along
well with all of his clients. Although he only completes a limited number
of drawings, Brad is happy to serve as a liaison between his clients and the
Lizer design staff.
Brad's primary role is as our business
development coordinator and spends much of his time taking care of marketing,
business development and financial management.