Charlie Proutt - Landscape Architect Charlie is the owner, founder and head landscape architect for Distinctive Landscaping. His love of design drives his work, resulting in many awards over the years. He has served and chaired the Vermont Urban Forestry Council as well as the Vermont Association of Professional Horticulturists. Charlie especially loves the hands-on aspects of design/build landscaping. When not working, Charlie enjoys sailing, hiking, camping, bicycling and skiing.
Miles Weston - Landscape Designer A native Vermonter and graduate of Wesleyan University and The Conway School of Landscape Design, Miles has been working as a designer for over 25 years and is inspired by the indigenous landscape of the Champlain Valley. He has a broad range of design experience in planning, resort, and residential projects, and appreciates the process of site analysis and design. He has a son attending Berklee College of Music and a son in Middle School, and enjoys working on his farm raising beef cattle and playing hockey in his spare time.
Elizabeth Proutt Elizabeth Proutt has been designing and managing landscaping projects at Distinctive Landscaping since 2014. She studied Environmental Design at CU Boulder. In her free time, she snowboards, hikes, plays soccer, and travels.
Jessica Becker - Office Manager Jessica has been assisting with communication, customer service, and office management for Distinctive Landscaping since 2014. She enjoys growing food and cross country skiing at her home in New Haven.
Christian D'Andrea - Crew Foreman Christian started landscaping with Distinctive in 1994, and though not a native Vermonter has lived and worked here for 38 years. He lives with his wife Heidi and five-year-old daughter Adelheid in Vergennes. His son, Quinn, is a senior at Ave Maria at the University in FL. Christian really enjoys the artistry of what we do. Whether building walls, fabricating cedar arbors, or installing bluestone walkways he sees the beauty in everything we do, in some of the most beautiful places in Vermont and New York.
Brian Pellerin - Crew Foreman Brian started on crew in 1998 and became a foreman in 2012. He enjoys all aspects of landscaping, but especially likes building stone walls and planting trees. When not working or remodeling his 1800’s farmhouse, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and two sons, lacrosse, and playing the guitar.
Heath Jewell - Crew Foreman Heath became a crew foreman in 2012 after many years of landscaping. Heath enjoys all things mechanical, including restoring old trucks, snowmobiles, four wheelers, and anything else with wheels. Heath and his wife Michelle take long motorcycle rides together in the summers. Each spring Heath sugars the trees of the family farm. He takes great joy in playing on his land with his youngest children, Lexy and Martin.