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David Cordell, PLA
Director of Design and Sales
David Cordell, PLA
Director of Design and Sales

Upon graduating from Colorado State University in 2000 with a bachelor’s in Landscape Architecture, David practiced in the Colorado area, gaining a broad range of experience through a creative and innovative design culture. After receiving his Masters in Construction Management, David returned to Texas and founded Landvisions, which has since become a leader in the East Texas area for quality Landscape Design and Installation. With extensive knowledge in Landscape Architecture and Construction, David’s passion is a perspective of providing opportunities for his clients to understand, enjoy, and interact with the beauty of their surroundings. His approach to Leadership and Design Sensibilities is reflected in the experiences and outcomes of every successful project.
With his wife Tracy, daughter Kyra, and two son’s Cooper and Cass, David cherishes spending time with his family. They spend their time off traveling, exploring the outdoors at every opportunity.

Registered with the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners in the State of Texas, #2483.

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Chad Wallace
Director of Operations & Business Development
Chad Wallace
Director of Operations & Business Development

As The Artistic Maximizer, Chad balances beauty with functionality. He has the experience and skills to look at a blank canvas and envision what could be. His passion for the beautiful fuels his creative drive, which ultimately leads to thoughtfully designed and innovative spacial solutions, both indoors and out.

Born in Philadelphia, raised in Texas and having lived in the Dominican Republic for almost two decades, Chad draws from a varied background. He is an avid cyclist, splitting time between mountain biking and road cycling and has spent significant time in the mountains engaged in any number of outdoor pursuits.  Needless to say, Chad is passionate about anything outside…which adds to his creative tool-belt. He founded and is co-owner of a 350 acre ecological reserve and organic coffee plantation in the DR, not far from their home in Jarabacoa. Spirit Mountain is the ultimate pallet for his creative juices!

Chad is an Aggie, class of ’93. Since graduating with a degree in Construction Management from the College of Architecture, he has dedicated most of his professional career to design/build and delivering some of the most innovative and uniquely designed spaces built in the Dominican Republic. Having also completed course work at A&M in Out Door Education, Chad possesses an added appreciation for the value outdoor spaces bring to learning. His commitment to innovation in education propelled his involvement in co-founding the first international Expeditionary Learning School, which is one of the most unique and strategic, Faith based, K-12 College prep schools in the world. Chad’s diverse background in design/build and experience in the outdoors are valuable assets for the Landvisions’ Team.

Chad lives in Tyler’s Historic Red Brick Village in the Azalea District with his wife, Krista Adams Wallace.  They have two daughters, Keren Aspen, who is attending Western State in Gunnison, CO and Kathryn Brook, who dances with Alvin Ailey in New York City.

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Chris Hatcher, PLA
Director of Technology & Estimating
Chris Hatcher, PLA
Director of Technology & Estimating

While pursuing his degree at Texas Tech University, Chris worked in the landscape industry starting in 1992. He received his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree in 1997 and moved to East Texas to continue his career. Chris has worked in the civil engineering industry which creates a valuable design approach to grading and drainage for many projects. As a licensed irrigation professional, Chris also dedicates his knowledge of water use and conservation practices for the firm’s commercial and development projects. Chris continues to practice with a unique multi-displinary approach, facilitating a carrer defined by many high profile projects at a variety of scales.

Chris lives in Kilgore, Texas with his wife Zevely, daughter Maci and son Jackson.

Registered with the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners in the State of Texas, #2590

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Beamon Holloway
Director of Logistics
Beamon Holloway
Director of Logistics

I heard it said by one former employee at Landvisions, if you were at war, this is the guy you want on your side…he can get just about anything! Beamon is responsible for making sure our crews have what they need to get the job done and done well. He was originally hired as an irrigation tech, however it became apparent early on that his value was far beyond his irrigation license. Beamon oozes a spirit of service and possess a yes mentality that often gets him into trouble…leaving him with way more on his plate than humanly possible to get done. In addition to work, he is a passionate football coach and engaged community leader in his home town of Lindale.

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Jaime Sandoval
Field Superintendent
Jaime Sandoval
Field Superintendent

Don’t Let his quiet nature fool you, Jaime is a fierce competitor, and believes deeply about doing things well, no matter how difficult. ‘Jimmy’ as he is know by close friends and co-workers know him, has spent the better part of two decades dedicated to installing beautiful landscapes. He is well respected by all and oversees field crews at Landvisions with an eye for details. As field superintendent, Jimmy is responsible for the day to day logistics and making sure work is moving forward. He spends his free time playing soccer with his two sons, one of which is a defensive starter for the Division 1, National Championship soccer team, the TJC Apaches.

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Kyle Pennington
Designer & Project Managment
Kyle Pennington
Designer & Project Managment

Kyle Pennington merges a quiet, laid-back demeanor with a tenacious drive to be excellent. His deep appreciation for the beauty of natural design makes him a devoted student of exceptional landscapes, and passionate about the development of unique and sophisticated environments.

Upon graduating with a degree in Landscape Architecture from Texas A&M, Kyle moved to San Antonio to start his career, and gained valuable experience working on a variety of projects in the Texas hill country.  Originally from Van, Kyle returned to his East Texas roots to join the team at Landvisions and has quickly become a significant contributor to the team as a gifted designer and graphic artist while providing solid leadership in the field.

When he doesn’t have the chance to hunt or fish, Kyle enjoys woodworking, creative projects around the house and good books. He and his wife Kristen live in Tyler, and are passionate about spending time with friends and family.

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Kelly McPherson
Office Manager
Kelly McPherson
Office Manager

Spunk is an understatement for the woman that keeps everyone in the office organized. Kelly is the face and voice of Landvisions and blends hospitality and professionalism with ease. If she is not tooling around in her corvette or riding high in her giant F250, Kelly can be seen enjoying her Harley. Needless to say, Kelly is probably the most beautiful and energetic ‘grandmother’ you will ever meet. She has three sons, two in Texas and one serving in the military on the west coast.

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Ryan Harbert
Graphic Artist
Ryan Harbert
Graphic Artist

Ryan has been a member of the Landvisions team since 2009, providing quality graphic guidance and development of project renderings. His technique and mixed media graphic approach is one that has constantly evolved with the growth of our firm. Ryan’s participation is invaluable in providing realistic visual products for the many diverse projects in which Landvisions has been involved.