Elizabeth Gilliam, PLA
Director of Design, Mid-Atlantic
Liz Gilliam directs the Mid-Atlantic design team from our headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. A licensed Professional Landscape Architect with over two decades of experience in trail and park design and multimodal Complete Streets final design, She has the ability to both understand and graphically demonstrate the big picture as well as implement design details needed to prepare and finalize construction documents. Liz has managed large scale multiidisciplinary urban projects across the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia region. Her technical skills include horizontal and vertical alignments for trails and roadways, pavement markings for on-road bicycle facilities, and a full grasp of ADA guidelines. She has a keen understanding of both civil engineering practices and landscape architecture principles, providing a natural link between both disciplines.
When not in the office, Liz enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys watching an O’s game, attending a music festival, biking, camping, and relaxing with a good book.
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