LJA welcomes Matt Stoops, RLA as the Manager of Planning Services. Matt brings over 23 years of dedicated planning experience to each of his projects, with an aptitude for creative and approvable design solutions for both large and small projects. Matt joins LJA having worked on numerous high-profile projects in the Houston area and South Texas coastal region, particularly for large scale master planned communities, commercial, and office site planning. He is a natural champion for walkable communities and an even stronger advocate for his clients. He is a Licensed Land-scape Architect in the State of Texas and a graduate of Texas A&M University earning a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture. Matt’s previous experience includes twenty years working on the planning staff for Kerry R. Gilbert & Associates. He is a valuable addition to an already established Planning and Landscape Architecture team of ten.