Comprehensive Planning.

Programming Support.

Landscape Architecture.

John Gallup & Associates (JG&A) is an award-winning Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).

We combine experience in planning and landscape architecture with the latest in GIS analysis, which results in top-quality and innovative deliverables.

Since our firm founding in 2000, we have and continue to work closely with our clients in developing creative planning solutions, while integrating sustainable principles of design.

 Our Firm.

Located in Metro-Atlanta, JG&A is a verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing comprehensive planning, programming support, and landscape architecture to federal, municipal, commercial, and residential clients nationwide. 

JG&A works closely with the VA and the National Cemetery Administration (NCA) to provide Planning & Landscape Architecture services to meet their SDVOSB goals. Our firm has recent experience with the VA including a Campus Wayfinding Improvement Plan, Cemetery Landscape Plan, Parking Study, and Water Distribution Study.

JG&A has held back-to-back prime Architecture & Engineering (A/E) contracts for USACE Baltimore District and USACE Huntsville, as well as a prime contract for Savannah District. Current contracts include: CEHNC Huntsville MATOC (A/E IDIQ) as a joint venture partner of Gallup-Woolpart Joint Venture and GSA Schedule GS-23F-0335N.

Our team combines experience in Planning and Landscape Architecture with the latest in GIS analysis, which results in top-quality and innovative deliverables. We have professional registrations and certifications including: AICP, PLA, and LEED AP ND & Green Associate. 

JG&A strives to exceed our clients’ expectations by providing personalized attention and an interactive approach. This is what sets us apart!

Verified SDVOSB under NAICS Codes: 541310, 541320, 541330, 541370, 541618, 541620, and 561110.

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Installation Development Plans & Real Property Master Plans

Area & Site Development Plans

Landscape & Cemetery Plans 

Installation & Campus Design Guides

Campus Master Plans

Wayfinding/Signage Studies

Sustainability/Net Zero Studies

Antiterrorism / Force Protection Studies

GIS Analysis

Airfield Planning

Parking Analysis Studies 

DD Forms 1391 / Programming Documentation

Planning Charrettes

Vision Workshops

Requirements Analyses

Economic Analyses  ________________________________

Recent Recognition.

Outstanding Federal Planning Programming Award

15 Army Installation Area Development Guides

Outstanding Collaborative Planning Project Honorable Mention Award

NIBC Master Plan, Fort Detrick

USAF Design Excellence Award

Community Support District Area Development Plan, McConnell Air Force Base

USAF Design Excellence Award

Installation Development Plan for the North Dakota Air National Guard

 Our Team.

H. Rick D’Arienzo


John Minter



Russ Harrington

LEED-Green Associate

Bennett Smithhart

LEED Green Associate

Mr. D’Arienzo brings more than 35 years of diversified experience in planning, landscape architecture, and project management.  He is a Professional Landscape Architect (PLA), registered in multiple states, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). He served the U.S. Armed Forces for over 30 years, retiring in the grade of Colonel. Additionally, he served as Chair of the Federal Planning Division, American Planning Association from 2012-2014. His leadership at JG&A and many years of specialized experience result in successful, quality project delivery and highly-satisfied clients.

Mr. Minter, CPT, United States Army, has five years active duty military experience in addition to his professional planning work. His combined Planning/GIS Specialization allows a full-perspective approach to each project. Mr. Minter completed the DD Form 1391 Preparation PROSPECT course and holds both AICP and LEED Accredited Professional with Neighborhood Development Specialty credentials. He serves as Lead Planner and Project Manager on a full-spectrum of comprehensive Planning projects. 

Mr. Harrington’s professional experience includes contributions to a variety of Landscape Design Guides, Installation Design Guides, and design projects ranging from Cemetery Plans to Landscape & Forestation Plans. His Planning and Landscape Architecture expertise are complemented with a  specialization in GIS. His contributions to the Fort Detrick Landscape & Forestation Plan led to the Outstanding Sustainable Planning, Design or Development Initiative Honorable Mention Award by the Federal Planning Division. He is credentialed as a LEED-Green Associate.

Mr. Smithhart has a wide range of professional experience ranging from small scale site design to regional planning. In his recent work as a city and regional planner, he developed both a regional watershed management plan and an economic recovery plan. These plans included leading public meetings with elected officials, local business owners, and community members. His experience and degrees in both landscape architecture and urban planning have helped him excel as an urban planner and bridge the gap between physical design and policy development issues in today’s communities. He is credentialed as a LEED-Green Associate. 

Contact us.

To request our Capabilities Statement or for more information:

3225 Shallowford Rd. NE, Suite 830

Marietta, GA 30062

Phone: 770.321.4040

Email: rick_darienzo@johngallup.com

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