Josh Johnson Joins HEI Adding Landscape Architecture Services


Josh Johnson Joins HEI Adding Landscape Architecture Services
Josh Johnson, PLA, ASLA, joins HEI's Sioux Falls office as a Landscape Architect. Josh will be leading HEI's landscape architecture services for all locations. He has more than 20 years of design and project management experience working in both the public and private sectors. His experience spans a wide variety of projects from master planning and land use plans to commercial site design and includes client representation throughout the many stages of the approval process. Combining landscape architecture with civil engineering components, Josh helps clients create places that are not only functional but aesthetic. 

“Josh's expertise and previous project experience, along with his client service and management expertise, is a great addition to HEI’s team and naturally complements our expanding planning service sector,” states Jeff LeDoux, President/CEO. “Part of HEI’s mission is to continue to adapt and evolve in our ever-changing industry. By adding Josh’s skillset to our team, we’ll be able to provide clients with a complete suite of services to help them with their projects from start to finish.” 

A Little About Josh

Josh grew up in Spring Valley, MN, and attended North Dakota State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in environmental design and bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture. After graduation, Josh started his career with firms in Rochester, MN, then continued his experience working in Huntsville, AL, for about five years until recently relocating to Sioux Falls, SD. Josh has worked as a landscape architect and project manager for numerous projects throughout South Dakota and Minnesota and is a registered Professional Landscape Architect in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Alabama with licensure in South Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin coming soon.

Fun Facts

  • Hobbies: activities with his family, playing golf, and being outdoors
  • Family: married to wife, Michelle, with three kids (Cole, Meghan, and Carter)
  • Random Fact: Lived in Alabama for five years
  • Favorite Music Genre: classic rock
  • Currently Watching: Justified
  • Currently Reading: Men of Steel by Karl Koch III and Richard Firstman
  • He loves to cheer for the NDSU Bison football team