BETH BENDER WELLS, PRESIDENT
A San Antonio native, Beth earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Trinity University and a Master of Science in Urban Studies from the University of Texas in San Antonio. Beth has over 30 years professional experience in environmental graphic design, planning, and urban design. While she is the primary project manager of planning and environmental graphic design projects, she is also involved in the design, scheduling, specification preparation, and management of landscape architecture projects. Her background includes experience in site-specific design, feasibility studies, large-scale master plans, corporate branding, and high-profile pedestrian wayfinding systems. Beth has also served the Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas on the Board of Directors in a variety of positions including President, Vice President, and Secretary among others, and is a member of the Community Gardens Committee.
LAWRENCE C. CLARK, ASLA, VICE PRESIDENT
Larry earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington and has nearly 30 years professional experience as a registered landscape architect. He is the primary project manager for landscape architectural projects and provides comprehensive planning from project inception through construction completion. Larry has a history of responding quickly to the demands of large-scale projects. His expertise includes park development, hike & bike trails, streetscape improvements, LID’s, drainage facilities, urban parks, and wayfinding systems. He has worked with cities, agencies, universities, corporate campus managers, and others to employ sustainable designs stressing the use of local materials. Larry is actively involved in the community. Besides his involvement in his own neighborhood association and his professional membership in the American Society of Landscape Architects, he is also past-President and an active Board Member of the Mission Trail Rotary Club, is a Former Chair of the City of San Antonio Open Space Advisory Board, and served on the Executive Committee of the San Antonio Mobility Coalition from its founding in 2001 until 2008.
IRIS PUH, ASLA
Iris earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Texas A&M University and a Master of Environmental Planning degree from Arizona State University. She has worked on a diverse range of projects including office, retail, planned communities, university campuses, institutional facilities, streetscapes, and city parks. Iris is both a licensed irrigator and a registered landscape architect with the State of Texas and is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
A San Antonio native, Ben earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Texas Tech University and has been a part of the BWCD team since 2006. He has served 3 years on the City of San Antonio Fort Sam Houston Community Advisory Board, and has worked on a wide variety of project types in his years with BWCD.
Chen has been with BWCD since its founding. With a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Tamkang and 39 years of professional experience as an accountant/controller, she is an essential component of the firm. Her responsibilities include complete financial statements, corporate tax returns, accounts payable and receivable. She is a member of the National Society of Accountants as well as the Texas Association of Financial & Tax Specialists.
Tiffany earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University and a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Texas. Bringing marketing, purchasing, and project management experience, Tiffany joined Bender Wells Clark Design in 2006 before pursuing her MLA degree in Austin. Having completed this degree, she has reunited with the BWCD team as she works toward professional registration with the State of Texas.
Linda has been with BWCD since 2011. With 10 years of clerical experience, she brings a friendly and willing attitude to our front desk.
Tucker guards the candy bowl. His expertise includes guest arrival notification, snack negotiation, scampering, and tracking solar position via regular verification of the office's shifting basking spots.