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RVi - Arizona's Shawn Byron leads by paying it forward

When you have a natural ability to bring out the best in other people, it brings out the best in ourselves. Focusing on the development of others through coaching and mentoring is an essential characteristic of a leader. This attribute comes instinctively to RVi – Arizona’s Shawn Byron, who was recently promoted to Associate Principal.... Read Full Post

Ryan Seacrist Named to 40 Under 40 List

We’re proud of our colleague Ryan Seacrist, PLA, who was recently named to Orlando Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list for 2022. The award aims to highlight some of the most influential young business leaders in Central Florida each year. As the Director of Florida Operations for RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture, Ryan has helped lead the... Read Full Post

RVi Asheville Moves into Historic Jackson Building

We are excited to announce that the RVi Asheville office has officially moved! Conveniently located in downtown Asheville at 22 South Pack Square, the ornate Jackson Building is quite possibly one of the most beloved skyscrapers in the city. Situated along Pack Square Park, it has direct access to this beautiful public space helping spread... Read Full Post

Practice, Preparation and Perseverance: RVi's Kelly Uhrich Passes the L.A.R.E.

Kelly Uhrich, Landscape Designer at RVi in Tempe, Arizona, has just completed the Landscape Architecture Registration Examination (L.A.R.E.). Congratulations to Kelly! The L.A.R.E. is an examination that includes four sections: Project and Construction Management, Inventory and Analysis, Design, Grading and Drainage and Construction Documentation. It determines whether a candidate has adequate knowledge, abilities and skills... Read Full Post

Meet Ryan Seacrist, Director of Florida Operations at RVi

Established in May of this year, RVi’s Orlando office is headed by licensed landscape architect and experienced office leader Ryan Seacrist. Though he bears no relation to the celebrity with a similar name, he certainly has every ounce of the same charisma and talent. We have really enjoyed getting to know Ryan over the past several months,... Read Full Post

The Joy of Painting with Madison Dalke

Throughout my life, I always enjoyed painting and art. My father and I would watch Bob Ross for hours – marveling at the masterpieces he would create. As a shy child, creating and painting helped me to express myself in a way that words could not. My imagination, thoughts, and feelings would spill out onto... Read Full Post

RVi Opens Orlando Office

Exciting things have been happening at RVi, and we are delighted to announce the opening of our new Orlando office! The office, located at 130 South Orange Avenue in Orlando, will be headed by Ryan Seacrist, PLA. Ryan is a licensed landscape architect and experienced office leader with experience in a variety of public and private... Read Full Post

RVi Promotes New Leadership in Austin

In recognition of their hard work and dedication, it is with great pleasure we announce the promotions of Mark Smith to Managing Principal, and Drew Carman to Director of Park Planning & Design! Mark has over 40 years of experience – 19 of those with RVi – and has been an integral part of RVi... Read Full Post