Tom Donnelly


Tom Donnelly
BrightView Landscape Development

Tom Donnelly is President of BrightView Landscape Development. He is responsible for a network of branch locations that deliver an array of integrated landscape development services both nationally and on the local level. In addition to overseeing the construction business which includes pre-development services and BrightView Design Group, the company’s landscape architecture practice, he also oversees BrightView Tree Company which is responsible for growing specimen trees in nurseries located in California and Arizona. Prior to being named President in 2001, Tom was responsible for the record growth of various branch operations in Southern California and the Southeast. Tom is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). In addition to his appointment to the Executive Committee for the ACE Mentor program, Tom also serves as Board Member Emeritus for the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) and is a Governor on the ULI Foundation Governors Board. Tom is a licensed landscape contractor in 12 states and received a bachelor of science in Landscape Architecture from Rutgers University in New Jersey.

ACE National Board of Directors - Executive Committee