Westwood announces recent staff promotions and hires within its commercial development planning and landscape architecture team based in Minneapolis.

Jeff Westendorf, PLA, has been promoted to Senior Landscape Architect. He is a project manager with more than 17 years of experience in commercial landscape design on both private and public projects which include The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove and Woodbury Lakes redevelopment in Woodbury. Westendorf joined Westwood in 2013.

Ryan Hyllested, PLA, has been promoted to Project Landscape Architect. Hyllested also joined Westwood in 2013 and as a planner and landscape architect has worked on several key Twin Cities metro projects including City Place redevelopment in Woodbury, and Northern Stacks redevelopment in Fridley.

Landscape Designer Kristin Krueger was recently hired to support the needs of retail, industrial, and office clients. Krueger brings four years of experience to Westwood’s growing commercial team, with experience in public park planning and design.