Vice President, Team Lead - Community Design Resilience
Combining expertise in planning and landscape architecture, Jef offers “big picture” solutions to project challenges. His 40-year career has been marked by the diversity of clients and projects he has served, from municipal park planning and design to urban design and public realm improvements for major urban centers. Leading BSC Group’s public sector practice, Jef applies a pragmatic approach that emphasizes implementation and lasting value, while remaining visionary its perspective. Having previously served as a municipal planner and landscape architect, Jef is most effective in working within the frameworks of community-based planning and design, including stakeholder involvement, regulatory compliance, and the creative use of public resources to achieve outstanding project outcomes.
Jef has worked with a full range of programs and funding mechanisms, such as the Massachusetts Heritage Landscape Program, Urban Renewal Plans, and MassWorks grants to envision, plan, and implement projects that are funded and built. Jef is a registered Landscape Architect in Massachusetts, a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and a LEED Accredited Professional. He holds a degree in landscape architecture from the University of Virginia.