Mark L Baker, ASLA, President

In addition to being the firm’s President, Mark serves as Partner-in-Charge of numerous public and private sector projects throughout the Southeastern United States and Caribbean. His work covers a wide range of project types including large mixed-use residential communities, new commercial town centers, urban design and downtown revitalization master plans, resorts and hotels, colleges and universities and large regional parks and recreation master plans. Mr. Baker’s projects have received numerous awards and he is frequently invited to speak at conferences on topics such as trends in real estate development, park and recreation master plans and urban design and revitalization planning.

Mr. Baker received his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, University of Georgia in 1977 and is active in many professional associations including the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Urban Land Institute, National Recreation and Park Association, the SC, NC, GA and FL Recreation & Park Associations and the American Planning Association.  He believes strongly in giving back to the community has served on numerous committees and boards.  Mark serves as a Trustee for the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, Chairman of the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry Public Art Committee, Chairman of Experience Green Board of Directors, member of the Town of Hilton Head Island’s Mayor’s Vision 2025 Task Force and the Disaster Relief Committee, former Chairman of the Greater Island Committee Recreation & Environment Subcommittee and as former Chairman of the SC Landscape Architect Advisory Committee.