Our Team / Staff Profiles
Benj Albrecht. Owner & Principal Landscape Architect. BFA. MLA. OALA.
Benj, the principal and founder of Benj Art Inc., approaches the discipline of Landscape Architecture as an expressive art form, both reflecting and shaping the values of contemporary society. Benj compliments his Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Guelph with both a Bachelor of Fine Arts also from the University of Guelph and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Western Ontario. He recognizes Landscape Architecture as a device to make the environments that we live in more visual and experiential to the individual. His progressive artistic approach coupled with an interpretative landscape sensitivity can be interwoven into projects of any scale. His extensive construction experience within the industry allows for creative design solutions where form truly meets function. He always plays a key role in the design, and management of all projects happening within Benj Art Inc.
Scott Maclean. Foreman. Construction Operations.
With more than 20 years experience within the landscape industry, Scott brings a key component to all our construction projects. His ethical, professional attitude is an integral part of our business operations. Scott always ensures each detail of every project is implemented to its highest level of quality.
Arja-Lisa Sanfilippo. Finance Operations.
As Office Administrator, Arja plays a pivotal role in the overall running of the firm including responsibility for finance management, payroll, human resources and quality management.
Greg Hargest. Maintenance Crew Leader.
Greg’s hardworking approach paired with a keen eye for detail ensure no stone goes unturned on our maintenance jobs. His extensive experience in the management of landscapes, passion for the outdoors, and natural charisma make him the ideal leader of our maintenance team.
Jillian Bailey. Landscape Designer. Maintenance Coordinator. BLA.
Jillian’s personable nature and thorough knowledge of plant material make her a prime addition to our design team. She holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph, and considerable experience within various roles in the landscape industry. She provides welcome support to our creative process with innovative design proposals and graphical expertise.