- Leadership Development
- Business Coaching and Career Mentoring
- Servant-based Leadership
- Long-term Vision and Strategy
Tom Heaviland leads the landscape management and installation company he co-founded in 1985 with his late father Ron Heaviland. As President, he executes the vision and strategy of Heaviland Landscape Management and leads a curated and cultivated team of gifted and passionate landscape management professionals. He encourages a workplace culture of servant-based leadership, citing its guiding principles as the cornerstone of the family company.
Mr. Heaviland is a graduate of Bemidji State University in Minnesota with a B.S. in Business Administration. He is a Landscape Industry Certified Manager and Landscape Industry Certified Technician. Under his leadership, Heaviland Landscape Management maintains clients such as the United States Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Callaway Golf Company and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
Mr. Heaviland is a recipient of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. He has been recognized as a Trailblazer by the National Association of Landscape Professionals. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Associated Landscape Contractors of America and he is a past president of the California Landscape Contractors Association, San Diego Chapter.
Fun fact: Mr. Heaviland tried out for the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team; while he didn’t make the cut, the team famously won the gold medal.
- Water-efficient Landscape Design/Build
- Habitat Restoration Design and Planning
- Landscape Water-use Efficiency Consulting
- Landscape Design and Project Management
- Strategic Planning
Rajan Brown entered the field of landscape architecture and environmental design to create more sustainable cities through water-efficient landscape design, ecosystematic design and progressive water management strategies. As Vice President of Resource Management at Heaviland Landscape Management, Mr. Brown oversees operations, planning and strategy for the landscape design, construction and resource management departments.
Mr. Brown earned his B.A. in Legal Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara and his M.S. in Landscape Architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and MBA from California State University, San Marcos. He is a Certified Landscape Water Manager, Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor and LEED Green Associate. Mr. Brown has worked with the California Coastal Commission and the Municipal Water District of Orange County among others.
Mr. Brown has received recognition for his planning, design, installation and humanitarian projects, including the WaterSmart Landscape Renovation Award 2013, Landscape Design Build Award 2014 and the Landscape Construction Renovation Award 2014. Mr. Brown is a member of the Horticulture Department Advisory Committee for Mira Costa Community College and the California Urban Water Conservation Council Landscape Steering Committee.
Fun fact: Born in Lima, Peru, Mr. Brown has traveled to six continents and over 25 countries searching for fun waves, tasty meals and incredible vistas.