LANDSCAPE DESIGNER PROFILE: CHAD BENNETT
Landscape Design Consultant
Chad has been in the landscaping business since 2000. He has owned his own landscaping company in the Bullhead/ Kingman/ Lake Havasu/ Laughlin/ Las Vegas areas, opening his own business, from the ground up to annual sales of $9 million. He worked along side of 32 General Contractors, doing subcontract work in the landscaping, irrigation, concrete, masonry, wrought iron, and fencing arenas. He has completed projects for national companies as well, such as Korte Construction and Burke & Associates.
Chad’s certifications include U of A Certification as a Master Gardener, and he has attended the Lower Colorado River Horticulture Conference annually. He completed Boulder Image Training to design artificial decorative rock, Belgard Pavers Universities Certification, Xcel Surfaces Acrylic Overlay Systems & Architectural Products Certification and was certified to install artificial grass. He is educated in Professional Outdoor Lighting, Sales, Design, and Installation through Vista Lighting. He is environmentally aware, and has completed training in Ewing Irrigation Education Services/Irrigation and the Southern Nevada Water Authority “Water Smart” Contractor Training.
Chad values safety in the workplace and has been recognized by the State Compensation Fund of Arizona with the Safety Services Company Certificate of Recognition. He is civic-minded, having graduated from the Bullhead City Master Government Leadership Program. As a landscaping business owner, he sat on Bullhead City Boards such as Board of Adjustment, Board of Appeals, and was elected to the Planning and Zoning Commission. He has been a member of the Bullhead Regional Economic Development Authority as well as the Bullhead City Chamber of Commerce, Laughlin Chamber of Commerce, Mohave Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the US Chamber of Commerce. He was also a member of the NFIB, the Building Trades Association, the Lion’s Club, and was involved with the Mohave Mesa Kiwanis Club.
Chad has completed over 30 commercial landscaping projects, ranging from restaurants to gas stations, and included many civic projects. Some of his notable work includes various landscape projects for the Avi Hotel and Casino in Laughlin, NV, as well as landscaping for the Kingman Crossing Center in Kingman, AZ. He handled the landscaping projects for the River Valley High School in Mohave Valley, AZ, the Mohave High School in Bullhead City, AZ, and the Bullhead City Junior High School District Office.
He is very proud of his work done at the Davis Dam in Bullhead City/Laughlin, NV. His landscaping company preserved the “Inscription Rock,” a sacred memorial rock to the Native American Aha Macav Tribe. His precision of work and attention to perfection was supervised, audited, and approved by the US Department of Interior.
Chad’s residential accomplishments include work done in many subdivisions throughout Arizona and Nevada. He is very knowledgeable and comfortable working with HOAs. He has managed over 1000 landscape projects, from basic backyards, to complete outdoor living environments. He has completed many projects for custom homes in some of the finest country clubs in Western Arizona and prides himself on the showmanship of each completed project. “By aiming to exceed our customer’s expectations, there is no excuse for any job, less than complete and perfect in every way!” “Best in Class” is Chad’s commitment on each project, no matter how small or large.