As a Vice President of CLH design, Zak Pierce leads a team of landscape architects, designers, and civil engineers with the development of design plans for a variety of civic, recreational and educational projects. Being both a licensed landscape architect and LEED AP professional, he is committed to promoting environmental awareness and conservation through safe, functional and meaningful designs. As an active member of the North Carolina Chapter of ASLA, Zak works tirelessly to advocate for the profession. He served as Chapter President, Chapter Presidents Council Chair, and served on the ASLA Leadership Development Committee. He is also a frequent speaker at parks/recreation, public safety, and landscape architecture conferences as a way to further his professional development and promote the importance of landscape architecture.
Glenn has more than 15 years of site design, project management and construction administration experience for multiple K-12 school systems, universities, municipalities, and various parks and recreation projects. Specializing in both sustainable design and construction administration allows him to provide environmentally friendly design, with detailed attention to natural resources during all project phases.
Renee has more than 15 years of site design, project management, permitting, and construction administration experience with clients such as K-12 school systems, universities, municipalities, and various parks and recreation associations. Her devotion to the field of landscape architecture inspires her to create comfortable and functional outdoor spaces for a variety of CLH design’s educational and community clients. She has worked on more than 40 K-12 projects which provides her with consistent opportunities for collaboration with school systems, architects, and regulators through all phases of design.
Ken has more than 30 years of engineering experience for a variety of CHL’s community and educational projects. As one of CLH’s lead civil engineers, his specialties include site design, roadway design, stormwater management and design, sediment and erosion control, and utility design. In addition to providing engineering expertise, Ken serves in a mentorship and quality control role for CLH projects and helps staff adhere to project deadlines.
Steve has more than 25 years of engineering design, project management and construction administration for multiple commercial, institutional, industrial and residential projects. He remains involved in all phases of CLH projects from preliminary design until final construction. His field of specialization is high performance site design stressing environmentally friendly development to provide protection of natural resources by means of practices that also enhance the site’s educational resources.
Chris is a leader in environmentally friendly site design, incorporating fun, teachable moments whenever possible on her projects. She has dedicated her 39-year career to designing participatory, interactive outdoor spaces for all children of all abilities, with a strong emphasis on environmental education and community outreach. Her greatest professional achievement was being inducted into the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Council of Fellows in 2011 for her exceptional and innovative work in K-12 design. Under her guidance, CLH’s portfolio includes the design of 27 LEED projects and numerous environmental stewardship awards, proof of her commitment to leaving a big impression through a small footprint.