Daniel comes from a rural background in the Southeastern and Western parts of the USA. He holds two bachelor’s degrees, one in Landscape Contracting and Management with a minor in Business Administration, and the other in Landscape Architecture. His master’s degree is in Bioregional Planning. During his time employed by government and private firms before moving to China, he worked on and managed a wide variety of projects valued at US$25,000 to over US$1 million dollars. Daniel is experienced in developing relationships and consensus with a variety of stakeholders, conducting meetings, complying with regulations, project scheduling, budgeting, permitting, and estimating. He is a LEED AP and has a heart for creation care done in such a way as to benefit both the environment and human communities.