Cindy Hoffman, PLA, ASLA, brings design and entitlements experience to the role
DURHAM, N.C. – Stewart, an interdisciplinary design, engineering, and planning firm, announced today Cindy Hoffman, PLA, ASLA, is joining its landscape architecture team as senior project manager for the Durham office.
Hoffman is a creative and award-winning landscape architect and land planner with over 20 years of experience in diverse, intricate, multidisciplinary designs for public and private clients.
“Cindy brings valued expertise to our studio as a senior project manager,” said Michael Batts, vice president and practice leader of landscape architecture at Stewart. “Her broad experience in the region helps us to continue providing design excellence on a wide range of project types. Also, her knowledge and expertise allow her to serve as a mentor to our passionate design staff.”
Working from Stewart’s Durham office, Hoffman will assume a leadership role, overseeing design project management and business development/client relations while collaborating with Stewart’s interdisciplinary practice areas on complex projects.
With two decades of experience in landscape architecture, Hoffman will help Stewart navigate entitlement processes, ensuring creative designs become a reality. She will manage a multipronged approach to promote industry standards, including maintaining relationships with jurisdictional staff, encouraging client retention, and increasing the practice’s involvement with industry groups.
Hoffman holds a bachelor of environmental design in landscape architecture from the North Carolina State University College of Design. She is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), North Carolina ASLA, and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). She is the recipient of numerous awards for multiples projects, including the Downtown Raleigh Alliance 2018 Imprint Award for the Albemarle Building renovation.