The Gifford Design Group, Inc.
George H. Gifford, III - President, Landscape Architect
Mr. Gifford has extensive experience in public park and recreation design, land use analysis, master planning, wetland analysis, and construction administration. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Planning & Design from Rutgers University and is licensed to conduct Landscape Architecture in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

During the 2002-2003 fiscal year, he served on the staff of Cumberland, RI Planning Department, in a part-time capacity as the Project Manager of the town's Growth Management Initiative.

George serves on several boards and commissions, including the Rhode Island Recreation Resources Review Committee, the Blackstone River Theater Board of Directors, and the Wheeler School Buildings and Grounds Committee.
Wes Smith - Assistant Landscape Architect
Having worked in the construction industry for seventeen years, Mr. Smith possesses extensive experience in the practical application of construction documents and specifications. After obtaining an associate degree in architectural drafting, Mr. Smith also obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture in May of 1996 from the University of Rhode Island.

Mr. Smith's project experience includes not only preparation of contract documents and construction observation, but also landscape design, drafting, and artistic rendering for both public and private projects.
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