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Landscape Forms Appoints Scott Black as Business Development Representative for the Eastern & Northern Michigan Regions

April 15, 2024
Kalamazoo, MI


Moira Gilligan
Landscape Forms

Karen Booking

Landscape Forms, North America’s leading designer and manufacturer of high-design site furniture, structure, LED lighting and accessories, is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Black as the company’s newest Business Development Representative for the Eastern & Northern Michigan Regions. The territory was previously represented by Kyle Verseman, who was promoted to Regional Sales Manager of the Southeast Region at Landscape Forms.


A seasoned professional with over 23 years of experience in landscape architecture, Black’s expertise spans a diverse range of projects including corporate campuses, green infrastructure, regional commercial centers, residential estates, streetscape enhancements, and urban parks. His passion lies in creating collaborative, community-driven projects that not only function effectively but also leave a lasting impact on practical, social, and cultural levels.


Some of Black's notable achievements include leading a team to receive the 2010 Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award, and recently, his contributions were recognized with the 2021 Honor Award from the MIASLA Executive Committee for significant support of Michigan Landscape Architects. For the last five years, he has successfully served in business development within the manufacturing market, cultivating new relationships, driving revenue growth, and consistently exceeding set territory budget.


Black’s educational background includes an associate's degree in Landscape Design from Lansing Community College, a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning with a minor in Environmental Analysis from Eastern Michigan University, and an Executive Masters of Business Administration from Michigan State University. He actively engages with numerous professional and service organizations, currently serving as the Vice President of Membership for the Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Board Director for the Executive MBA program at Michigan State University, Parks and Recreation Commissioner, and Board Member for the Construction Board of Appeals in the City of South Lyon, MI. Black is licensed as a Landscape Architect in the states of Connecticut and Michigan.


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About Landscape Forms


Landscape Forms is the industry leader in integrated collections of high-design site furniture, structures, accessories, and advanced LED lighting. Since its founding in 1969 Landscape Forms has earned a reputation for excellent design, high quality products and exceptional service. The company is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and our family of brands includes Loll Designs in Duluth, Minnesota; Summit Furniture in Monterey, California; and Kornegay Design located in Phoenix, Arizona.  It has sales representatives throughout North America, South America, the United Kingdom, Monaco, Australia, the United Arab Emirates and Asia. Landscape Forms collaborates with renowned industrial designers and consultancies, landscape architects, and architects to design and develop integrated collections of products that address emerging needs and help create a sense of place. Additionally, the company has formed global marketing partnerships with select companies that share its commitment to design. Landscape Forms has an installed base of products around the world. Clients include municipalities, hospitality, residential, transit centers, corporate, college and health care campuses; and familiar brand leaders such as Harvard University, Linked In, New York Central Park Conservancy, Bryant Park, Google, Coca Cola, Oculus, U.S. Tennis Association (USTA), Nike, National Museum of African American History (Washington, D.C.), Barclays Center, Adidas, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Microsoft, and Uber. We’ve been named one of the Best Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 by Fortune Magazine, Michigan Manufacturer of the Year for 2020 by the Michigan Manufacturers Association, and by 269 Magazine as one of Southwest Michigan’s Wonderful Workplaces.​