Our People

Carol Schirmer

Carol Schirmer

carol@schirmersatre.com

Carol contributes over twenty-nine years of professional experience in a range of landscape architecture and land use planning projects. Positions in both Boston and Oregon have provided her with extensive experience in design, technical skills and project management with an emphasis on market rate and affordable housing projects, residential design and commercial development. Carol has acted as project manager for master planning projects, residential gardens, park projects, and has worked extensively with commercial development throughout the Willamette Valley, Washington, Alaska, the Oregon Coast and eastern Oregon. She has many successes in land use planning processes including Site Reviews, Conditional Use Permits, Subdivisions and Planned Unit Developments. Carol enjoys positive professional relationships with City staff members from both Eugene and Springfield.

Richard M. Satre

Richard M. Satre

rick@schirmersatre.com

With over 30 years in the industry, Rick Satre has substantial experience with a wide variety of planning, landscape architecture, and environmental projects. Rick understands the public sector while specializing in representing the interests of the private sector client. He has assisted with metro area planning processes, drafted development code updates, facilitated the acquisition of public properties, and has served as the project manager for the development of residential, educational, recreational, commercial and industrial facilities. Rick’s detailed organizational approach toward each project and his ability to bring order to complex sets of issues repeatedly ensures project success. His understanding of the context of urban design and land use planning combines successfully with his understanding of site design, construction materials, facility development processes, and environmental requirements to the benefit of all projects.

John Schmidt

John Schmidt

john@schirmersatre.com

John Schmidt offers twenty-five years of professional landscape architectural experience to Schirmer Satre Group.  John provides extensive experience in marketing, project management, design, and a broad range of technical skills. John has managed, designed and assisted with a variety of project types within a diverse range of service areas including commercial development, housing, public parks, trail systems, roadways and streetscapes, and municipal and federal facilities.  John assists Schirmer Satre Group with business development, client relationships, project management as well as leading the in-house team through the design, 2-D and 3-D visualization, and construction document processes. John received his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Oregon in 1992.  Following four years of work in Eugene, John and his family returned to the east coast to be near family.  Now, after nearly 20 years of experience operating from Roanoke and Charlottesville, Virginia, John and his family returned to Eugene.

Haley Campbell

Haley Campbell

haley@schirmersatre.com

Haley Campbell received a Bachelor of Arts in Planning, Public Policy and Management from the University of Oregon in 2016. Following an internship with the City of Springfield and consulting through the Sustainable Cities Initiative for the cities of Redmond and Independence, Haley joined Schirmer Satre Group as a Planner in August 2018. With expertise in policy and strategic analysis, Haley works to ensure projects meet state and local regulations, zoning standards and land use codes. Project experience includes annexations, plan amendments, zone changes, subdivisions, planned unit developments and site plan review. Haley assists the firm with project-related neighborhood meetings and community outreach.

Kelly Fitzgerald

Kelly Fitzgerald

kelly@schirmersatre.com

Kelly Fitzgerald has joined Schirmer Satre Group as Office Manager.  As a part of the Schirmer Satre Group team, Kelly brings her years of professionalism, organizational and people skills to assist the team in the overall running of the office. Responsibilities include personnel, finance, contracts and records management.  Her voice will most likely be the one that you first hear when you phone the office.

Diego Verduzco

Diego Verduzco

diego@schirmersatre.com

Diego Verduzco received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of California at Davis in 2017 and joined Schirmer Satre Group as a Landscape Designer in December of 2017. Diego’s work has focused on connecting ecology and habitat restoration to the aesthetics of landscape architecture. Diego brings expertise in several software programs to the firm. Diego’s 3D modeling and computer animations allow rapid mock-ups during the project to help communicate emerging design solutions to both clients and approval authorities. Project experience includes residential subdivisions, multi-family apartment complexes, assisted living facilities, community parks, private playgrounds, medical facilities, hotels and public utility facilities. Diego now manages the firm’s computer drafting standards and serves as a mentor to design interns in the office. Diego is bilingual and fluent in Spanish and English.