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 provides comprehensive planning, programming support, and landscape architecture to federal, municipal, commercial, and residential clients nationwide. 

JG&A is a verified Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and works closely with the VA and the National Cemetery Administration (NCA) to provide planning & landscape architecture services to meet their SDVOSB goals.

 As a government contractor, 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!

Partner with personalized service… responsiveness… experience.


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  ________________________________


community support district
installation development plan

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

Aaron Wiener


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 background allows a full-perspective approach to each project. Mr. Minter worked in Economic Development for the Gwinnett County and the Metro Atlanta Chambers of Commerce, specializing in research and the integration of GIS in Economic Development initiatives before joining JG&A. He holds both AICP and LEED Accredited Professional with Neighborhood Development Specialty credentials.

Mr. Harrington’s professional experience includes contributions to a variety of Landscape Design Guides, Installation Design Guides, and design projects ranging from park design to urban restoration. His planning and landscape architecture expertise are complemented with a  specialization in GIS. Prior to JG&A, he managed several urban redevelopment projects with Farmer | Morgan, LLC and Auburn University Research Extensions. He is credentialed as a LEED-Green Associate.

Mr. Wiener is a graduate of the Master of Landscape Architecture Program at the University of Florida. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Horticulture and his Associate of Arts and Sciences in Cinematography and Film/Video Production. His educational pursuits focus on socio-urban revitalization, participatory design, and nature-connectedness. Additionally, his field experiences focus on the maintenance and management of high end commercial and residential landscapes. He brings a cutting-edge graphic and GIS skill-set to JG&A, as well as planning and landscape design experience.

Contact us.

3225 Shallowford Rd. NE, Suite 830

Marietta, GA 30062

Phone: 770.321.4040

Email: rick_darienzo@johngallup.com

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