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LINCOLN H. WEIS

690 Park Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30306

(404) 427-1776  

lincolnweis@gmail.com

PROFILE

A dedicated professional with 20+ years experience designing, managing and implementing projects as a landscape architect and arborist. Specializes in the urban environment, bridging a sense of place into the urban fabric. Seeking to contribute my experience, skills and expertise with other like minded entities.

EXPERIENCE

SELF EMPLOYED – Landscape Architect/Certified Arborist

1993 to present (Atlanta, Georgia)

  • Owner/President of Just Dig It Landscapes
  • Run all aspects of a small business, client relationships, marketing, web design, accounting
  • Design and consult both commercial and residential landscape designs for landscape firms, installation contractors, and individuals which include: large-scale shopping centers, out parcels, low and high-end residences,  apartment complexes, and military housing
  • Hand drafting as well as use of AutoCAD
  • Manage and maintain multiple jobs; meeting critical deadlines
  • Field management; work closely with landscape team to implement designs
  • Create and maintain client relations

STITH & CO.

October 1997 to present (Atlanta, Georgia)

  • Partner and have worked with for nearly 20 years on various types of projects
  • Created and implemented designs for multi family housing, budgets up to $750,000
  • Field management of landscape installation which involved coordinating with numerous other trades along with multiply installation contractors
  • Tagged and order all plant material for projects

CITY OF SUWANNEE’S PUBLIC ART PROGRAM.

December 2015 to present (Suwanee, Georgia)

  • Consultant for the city’s Public Art Program
  • Assist in the direction of artist selection, art location with the input of all vested parties

TREES ATLANTA a non-profit citizens group Operations Director

November 2001 to April 2015 (Atlanta, Georgia)

  • New Business Development
    • Developed process and structure for approaching partners in the 5 metro county area
    • Customer relation management with government officials and key business partners
  • Urban Tree Program:
    • Planting between 200-1500 2.5”-8.0” caliper trees, annualy throughout the metro area, identify and securing site locations, public interaction, utility conflicts, city requirements, meeting deadlines
  • Urban Forestry Program:
    • Establishing and maintaining all trees planted by Trees Atlanta, 10,000 tree plus annually, started and implemented processes for Urban Forestry Crew: equipment, safety, mulching, watering, pruning, tracking and reporting
    • Worked with the Watershed Department to establish a process to use reclaimed water from fire hydrant flushing
  • Tree Canopy Program:
    • Pruning of park and right-of-way trees, created GIS maps and processes, work directly with the city arborist to identify needs and requirements
  • Yearly budgets exceeded one million dollars  

SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN/ATLANTA COLLEGE OF ART – Teacher

October 1997 to March 2008 (Atlanta, Georgia)

  • Taught quarterly community education classes – Garden Design and Drafting
  • Cover topics ranging from principles and elements of design, yard preparation, plant material, installation and process
  • Garden and tree walks/lectures
  • Drafting includes lettering, line quality, and how to produce a plan

FRAWLEY & ASSOCIATES – Landscape Architect

October 1998 to August 2004 (Atlanta, Georgia)

  • Produced landscape, tree protection and tree replacement plans
  • Meet with clients and local government officials
  • Set up Auto CAD filing systems and template plans for each local government entity to meet ordinances
  • Design work using Auto CAD program and hand drafting

EDUCATION

BACHELORS OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

March 1992 University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM

Summer/Fall, 1991  Cortona, Italy

SKILLS

Highly organized, management of multiple people and projects, budgeting, meeting deadlines, relationship building, setting goals and obtaining them, extensive knowledge of  trees, strong design back round

INTEREST

Compete in ultra marathons, triathlons and cycling races, woodworking and furniture making, golf, traveling abroad, photography at local establishments

REFERENCES

Upon request

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