Tim Vine - Principal

Principal and founder of Landsystems Landscapes, Tim started the business in 1981. A native of London, he came to the United States after graduating from the University of London with a degree in landscape management and horticulture. As a licensed contractor he is an active member in CSLA and other professional …
What TIM loves: tea, traveling, reading, hiking, cooking, gardening.

Lou Marinacci - Partner

A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Lou holds a degree in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design.  He is a registered landscape architect for the state of California. He joined the company in 1982 and is now a partner …

What LOU loves: dogs, skiing, soccer.

Dean Wallace - Project Manager

A graduate of the California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, Dean holds a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture and is a registered Landscape Architect for the state of California. He joined the company in 1993 and is now a project manager, overseeing the design department and bringing projects from conceptual sketches to construction.

What DEAN loves: nature, photography, spending time with his adorable kids, hiking, music.

Jennifer Li - Lead Designer

Jennifer is originally from China and came to the United States where she received her Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from New York State University. She now lives in the Bay Area with her husband.

What JENNIFER loves: dogs, Yoga, Hip Hop and cooking

Yijie Zhao - Designer

Yijie is originally from China and attended North Carolina State University, where she received her Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture. She worked for 4 years in China in urban planning and design before coming to Landsystems. She also holds an Environmental Art degree.

What YIJIE loves: hiking, hand-drawing, traveling, and animals.

Adriana Carías - Junior Designer

Adriana obtained her Bachelor’s in Architecture in her hometown in Honduras. Right after graduating, she moved to Los Angeles and found her passion in nature and decided to attend the University of Southern California to achieve her Master’s in Landscape Architecture. She strongly believes that nature and Landscape Architecture with other sciences could create new forms of design interventions for an expanded public realm.

What ADRIANA loves: Hiking, photography, mandala design, family, baking.


Zixuan (Summer) Wang - Designer

Summer started here at Landsystems as an intern after achieving her BA in Landscape Architecture and her Masters in China. Recently, she went back to college to get another Masters of Landscape Architecture at ASU in 2016! Summer believes as a designer, it is important to find the balance and interrelationship between nature and human.

What SUMMER Loves: sunshine, traveling, photography, tea, hotpot.

Kimberly Vine - Sales & Marketing / Maintenance Lead / HR Director

Kimberly, being Tim Vine’s (the owner’s) daughter, has been around landscape design her entire life. Having moved all around the Bay Area during her childhood, Kimberly has been transplanted into many tricky situations that help her to understand each client’s unique background and location. Kimberly attended college at Foothill College with an interest in Business Management.

What KIMBERLY loves: San Francisco Giants, San Francisco Forty-niners, Lake Tahoe, beach, hiking, camping, and traveling.

Madhavi Bommu

Madhavi Bommu - Accountant and Office Manager

Madhavi has been working for Landsystems as our accountant since 2007. After traveling from India with a Masters Degree in accounting, she then spent several years honoring her talents in various locations. With her exemplary organization skills she gained, and having the love for “crunching numbers.” Madhavi manages all of Landsystems finances, and corresponds with clients on a regular basis.
What Madhavi loves: traveling, cooking, family and friend get togethers, spending time with her children, swimming.

Usha Gundlapalli

Usha Gundlapalli - Accountant

Usha was raised in India, and traveled to the Unites States obtaining her Bachelors Degree in Mathematics. The knowledge gained from her schooling was put to use when Usha donated her time to multiple Non-Profit Organizations. Today, you will find Usha working hard helping our accountant, and furthering her love for mathematics, by assisting our accountant.
What Usha loves: spending time with her kids, cultural activities, family and friend get togethers, watching movies, cooking.


Elizabeth (Beth) Polash - Contracted Help

Beth attended college at The Art Institute of San Diego, and Animal Behavior College in Mountain View. Whilst being away at college she found a love for animals that she couldn’t ignore. As of now Beth is a Certified Dog Groomer and Trainer, and is attending classes at Foothill to become a vet tech and eventually own her own clinic one day!
What BETH Loves: going on adventures to view the outdoors, taking care of her dogs, re-homing homeless animals, spending time with her friends and family, creating DIY projects, and photography.