WHO WE ARE

Partners. Designers. Family.

Andrew Witkin

President + CEO

“Landscape architecture can make a genuine difference in how people experience the outdoor space around them…where they live and vacation, where they work and shop, even the places they simply drive past. Designed with sensitivity, exterior environments can lift the spirit and touch the soul. It’s a privilege to have a hand in that.”

Kelly Ann Hults

Managing Principal

“As we continue to strive for new dimensions in exterior living environments – whether extreme contemporary styles or tropical havens – it’s important to recognize the value of spaces that combine the right plant material with appropriate hardscape finishes and layout that delight the senses. The great part of my job is that I get to do that every day.”

Jenney Hernandez

Partner

“Working together with a team that enjoys each other and takes tremendous pride in their work is very rewarding. My background in organizational management, hospitality, and finance enables me to bring an added dimension to our talented team.

Chris Eaves

Partner

“I am continually inspired by nature and the people around me. Connecting people to places through thoughtful design is the most rewarding component of what we do. The transformation of a space into a perfect experience is complete when people are brought together to enjoy it.”

It’s important to recognize the value of spaces that combine the right plant material with appropriate hardscape finishes and layout that delight the senses.

Kelly Ann Hults

The History Behind our Success

Every success, award, and milestone we’ve achieve in our 33 years has been facilitated by the designers who makeup our firm. From Andy’s leadership and outstanding dedication to the Partners who further our mission and instill in our firm a modern voice that pushes our designs beyond expectation.

Above all else, our success lies in the relationships that we have cultivated since day one; the relationships that we foster with our amazing clients, as well as those we nurture in our offices. Our designers are family; our client’s are a testament to our legacy. Together, we all come together to create Witkin Hults + Partners.

1988

Witkin Design Group is established on August 1st, taking up residence in a 300 SF office in Coral Gables, Florida.

Lennar Homes becomes our first client! Our 33 year relationship continues today with many successful projects.

1989

Our first international project gets the green light: The Great House Cayman.

1990

Our first high rise project: Oceania 1 Miami Beach

1992

Witkin Design Group upgrades to a larger location in Coral Gables.

Meanwhile, Hurricane Andrew destroys areas in South Florida. We get to work restoring damaged landscapes, which earns us widespread reputation for hurricane restoration.

1993

Andrew Witkin is appointed to the Shoreline Review Committee of Miami-Dade County.

1995

Andrew Witkin becomes Vice President of The Builders Association of South Florida.

1998

Kelly Hults joins the team!

1998 contd.

Meanwhile Hurricane George destroys Little Palm Island. Witkin Design Group restores and enhances the torn environment, extending our reputation internationally.

1998 contd.

Sandals Resorts becomes a prominent international client for nearly two decades.

1999

Witkin Design Group upgrades to a larger location in North Miami Beach.

2000

Witkin Design Group is tasked with restoring Cap Juluca in Anguilla after Hurricane Lenny.

2002

Witkin Design Group receives Florida’s Best Gold Award from BASF for Century Parc.

2004

Andrew Witkin is inducted into the Builders Association of South Florida Hall of Fame.

2005

Our first Ritz Carlton project opens in Cancun.

2006

Witkin Design Group becomes Witkin Hults Design Group upon Kelly Hults becoming our first partner.

2006 contd.

Witkin Hults Design Group moves to our own building in Hollywood, Florida.

2007

We begin designing Caribe Hilton in Puerto Rico.

2008

Jenney Gonzalez Hernandez joins the team as Witkin Hults begins work with Mill Creek Residential, who remains a client today after 13 years of successful collaboration.

2008 contd.

Witkin Hults Design Group receives Florida’s Best Gold Award from BASF for our design at Alaqua.

2009

Witkin Hults Design Group receives Urban Land Institute Vision Award for Sheridan Station.

2011

Chris Eaves joins the team!

2012

Witkin Hults Design Group opens an office in Brazil and begins work on several projects associated with the upcoming olympic games.

2016

Chris Eaves and Jenney Hernandez are promoted to Vice Presidents of Witkin Hults Design Group.

2016 contd.

Witkin Hults Design Group receives multiple Florida’s Best Platinum Awards from BASF for Biscayne Beach Club, Parc Central and Mira Lago.

2019

Witkin Hults Design Group is named “Best Places to Work” for a small company by South Florida Business Journal.

2020

Witkin Hults Design Group becomes Witkin Hults + Partners with the induction of Chris Eaves and Jenney Hernandez Gonzalez as partners!

2020 contd.

Witkin Hults + Partners is named as “Best Places to Work” for a small company by South Florida Business Journal for the second year in a row.

2021

Witkin Hults launches a new website to showcase their award-winning work and outstanding team of designers that make it all possible.

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Our Team

Erik Schofield

Senior Project Manager

Elizabeth Van Dillewijn

Project Manager

Alexandra Viala

Community Team Manager

Kelsey Trujeque

Senior Associate, PLA

Ashley Maine

Senior Associate

Andrew Sykes

Design Associate

Jenna Vazquez

Design Associate

Roberto Aragon

Design Associate

Luiz Lam

Design Associate

Valeria Soto

Executive Assistant