John Whalen

Job Captain

A central Illinois native, John grew up respecting the relationship between people and the landscape, and following a passion for urban design, graduated from the University of Illinois with degrees in both landscape architecture and urban planning.  New to San Diego after working in New York as well as the Midwest, John has experience working on city scale resiliency projects, public memorials as well as designing intimate plazas and park spaces. In his free time, he enjoys beach volleyball, music, and exploring California.