CNLP / Project Manager / Designer
Chris has more than 20 years of experience in the landscape design / build industry. He is one of the select few Certified Nursery Landscape Professionals (CNLP) in the New Jersey. His role is to design and manage the installation of various outdoor projects and ensure that client expectations are surpassed. Chris believes in a hands-on approach and makes it a priority to be involved with critical decisions in the field. Experience has taught him that transparent communication among clients, builders, subcontractors and our internal team is paramount in delivering uncompromised quality and integrity in all aspects of construction and softscape.
Chris attended Warren Wilson College in North Carolina to study forest biology and worked on the campus tree crew. He earned recognition for excellence in the school’s unique work program. It was during this time that he realized his passion involved working outdoors with plants, trees, stone, and various types of building materials. In 2005 he became a certified installer of CAST low voltage lighting systems.
He continually visits the world renowned Longwood Gardens. The estate is ever evolving and provides inspiration in its history and adaptability to modern-day technology. When Chris is not in the work truck, he relishes time with his wife and two children and performs behind the bass in his band.
“Our idea was to create an inviting oasis where friends and family could gather in and around the pool. To that end, George and Chris took our vague ideas and fashioned them into reality. The Borab team created a triple waterfall and an in-pool bar, pergola and dining area that could accommodate even the largest groups. The pool area was imbued with an inviting ambiance through lighting, hand carved fire boulders and sensation planting.”
–Eraj & Celeste Shirvani, Sea Girt, NJ