John Payne, PLA, ISA TRAQ, ASLA, Assoc. DBIA
John brings over twenty-five years of broad-based professional experience to his work in the field of landscape architecture. His experience as a military officer has uniquely versed him in project management, personnel and financial management, public speaking, and even security design while stationed in Afghanistan. John’s previous career as an Army leader has instilled in him a firm belief in the power of teamwork to realizing a project to its full potential, and the personal and professional skills to play an integral role in any group. He has used these skills in both domestic and international projects of varying scopes and scales, including Governors Island Park and Public Space Project, the Toronto Central Waterfront, and the Miami Beach Convention Center.