Don Staley, ASLA, LEED AP, has joined V3 Companies as its new Group Leader of Landscape Architecture, adding new expertise to the company’s existing practice.
Don’s passion and capabilities will expand V3’s focus on integrated design solutions including green infrastructure, stormwater parks, stream and river restoration, trails and pedestrian connectivity, and complete streets. He will continue to grow V3’s model of delivering sustainable water resource management by integrating the skills of engineers, ecologists, urban planners and landscape architects.
Don will be based in V3’s Indianapolis office, from where he will lead the company’s landscape architecture group. However, he will help the firm deliver these types of projects across its network of offices in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Canada and Haiti.
“We’re excited to have someone of Don’s experience and expertise join the V3 Team,” said Greg Wolterstorff, VP and Director of Natural Resources. “He will clearly advance our growing focus on services related to the integrated design of multi-function public spaces.”
An accomplished Professional Landscape Architect and LEED Accredited Professional, Don holds an MLA with Distinction from the University of Georgia School of Environmental Design and a BS with Distinction from Purdue University Landscape Architecture Program. He is experienced in many diverse areas of practice, including urban and riverfront design, campus design and planning, site and stormwater planning, urban forestry and ecological design and planning. Don also taught landscape architecture in graduate and undergraduate programs at the University of Georgia, Texas Tech University and Florida A&M University.
V3 Companies is an employee-owned, multi-disciplinary firm offering civil engineering, contracting, environmental, planning, landscape architecture and surveying services. Founded in 1983, the firm’s valued clients fall into a broad array of market sectors, including transportation, local government, education, healthcare, office and industrial, residential, retail, parks and forest preserves, utility and energy and international development. V3 has offices in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Canada and Haiti and has performed a range of project work across the globe. (www.v3co.com).