Jeffrey joined Nelson Byrd Woltz in July 2007. He earned his Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 2002 where he received the Beatrix Farrand Memorial Fellowship and several design competition awards; he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies from Indiana University, Bloomington. Following graduate school, at Gary L. Strang Architecture + Landscape in San Francisco, Jeffrey worked on several multifamily housing projects, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute at UC Berkeley, and the Emeryville Linear Park and Bikeway. In 2004, he joined SWA Group’s San Francisco studio where he worked on Novartis Pharmaceuticals U.S. Headquarters in New Jersey, Alameda Landing Mixed Use Waterfront, and Verakin New Park City in Chongquing China.
Jeffrey has led several projects within NBW’s Conservation Agriculture Studio as well as urban design, campus design, urban parks, private and public gardens. Varied in typology and in scale, these projects collectively place a high value on the contemporary expression of ecological systems within the working landscape. His recent projects include the Naval Cemetery Landscape; Omega Institute Master Plan; the Hudson Yards Public Square and Gardens; and Park over GA400. Jeffrey is senior project manager for the master planning efforts at Mount Cuba Center.