Ben’s 30 plus years of experience in all facets of landscape architecture provide a source of inspiration at RJM. As a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the Urban Land Institue (ULI), Ben earned degrees in both Architecture and Landscape Architecture from the California State Polytechnic Schools in San Luis Obispo and Pomona before pursuing work internationally.
Associate Landscape Architect
As a member of the RJM team since its inception, Pamela’s attention to detail and relationship with clients sets the standard for excellence in the office. Earning her degree in Landscape Architecture from West Virginia University, Pamela is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and is certified as a Green Associate for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED).
With a bright smile, and a cheery ‘Hello’, Rachelle warmly welcomes everyone calling in or coming through our doors. Acting as an ambassador for the office, our clients will call in just to share a few minutes of conversation with Rachelle before getting to the needs of their project.
After nearly 20 years as part of the RJM team, Eric has earned his recent promotion to Principal. Continually delivering projects on time and on budget, Eric’s extensive knowledge in all phases of project evolution make him a leader in the office. A Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional, Eric graduated from California State Polytechnic University in Pomona.
Principal Landscape Architect
John leads our office in Sacramento, working seamlessly with our team on Northern California projects. With certifications as a Qualified Stormwater Practitioner (QSP), a Qualified Stormwater Designer (QSD), as well as a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional, John retains licenses to practice landscape architecture in California, Nevada, and Alabama, after earning his degree from Louisiana State University.
As an invaluable team member, Erik settles for nothing less than perfection on his projects. As a landscape architect-in-training, Erik earned his degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Our in-house IT support, Erik is selfless when it comes to taking on additional assignments.
Keeping RJM organized and on track, Lisa ensures that transactions are processed accurately and on time, coordinating with clients, sub-consultants, and vendors. Lisa keeps the office looking sharp attending to any staff needs, and creating a festive atmosphere.
With over 10 years as a member of the team at RJM, Robert diligently works to make sure projects are completed on time. Robert’s experience in industrial design and vast knowledge of design programs make him the go-to resource for any technical questions the office has.
As a senior member of the firm with over 20 years in the office, Larry’s design genius has been recognized throughout the state. Larry earned his degree in Landscape Architecture from California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, before joining RJM to share his award-winning design talents, and becoming a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional. His exceptional ability to articulate his ideas with hand sketches and great rapport with contractors allow RJM to benefit from the quality of his work.
Renowned in the design community as an innovator and lifelong student of the profession, Bob epitomizes what a creative, meticulous, family-oriented design firm strives to become. Earning his Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Nebraska, and following up with a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Michigan, Bob is licensed to practice Landscape Architecture in Michigan, Washington, and California. With the unique ability and kindhearted demeanor to bring people together to form a cohesive solution to development, Bob is viewed as a leader in creating Community Inspired Spaces.
Raised in the RJM pedigree, Zachary is involved in all aspects of the office, from client interaction to technological advancement. Earning dual Bachelor’s degrees in Information Technology and Information Systems Management, before pursuing his Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, Zachary is now a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional in addition to being a Certified Playground Safety Inspector. His unique journey through the ladder rungs of the firm have helped Zachary to develop a strong background in a variety of elements related to the profession.
A recent addition to our staff, Tamara’s exuberance and perceptiveness make her wise beyond her years. Tamara is also a graduate of the Cal Poly Pomona Landscape Architecture program, and a member of the District 10 California Parks and Recreation Society, serving as a Program Committee and Awards Committee member.
As the original hunter / gatherer of the firm, Larry has forged relationships with clients, professionals, and community members over the past thirty years that reach beyond the business environment. As a graduate of the Landscape Architecture program at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, Larry is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and is licensed to practice in California, Arizona, and Nevada. Targeting projects that advance the firm’s evolution and determined to provide superior service, Larry immerses himself in all aspects to ensure the RJM brand is well represented.
Seamlessly integrating into the RJM team, Vanessa brings an environmentally conscious outlook to her work. Earning her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental and Architectural Studies at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Vanessa progressed to pursue a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the prestigious Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
Generating proposals and marketing the company with tireless effort, Kristen has been an instrumental part of the office since 2000. Kristen works consistently to build the RJM brand and inform potential clients on the skillful talents of the firm.
Newly minted Principal Craig has a keen eye for design and a sense of scale that is second to none. Studying Landscape Architecture at California State Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, Crago has a background in Graphic Design and Construction Management, in addition to being a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional. With incredible graphic ability, Craig is able to clearly illustrate to clients the finished product.
With over 10 years of experience in the industry, Andy has a unique way of blending old techniques with modern design ideas. Graduating from the Landscape Architecture program at Rutgers University in New Jersey, Andy headed west and joined the RJM team after earning his license and becoming a Certified Arborist.
Managing the team with gentle persuasion, Anita makes certain the office is happy and healthy. Anita earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at California State University in Fullerton, before pursuing a MBA at the Marshall School of Business at USC. Influenced by the outreach of our community workshop process, Anita developed an interest in design, and received a Regional and Community Planning Certificate.