Paul Connolly, APLD
Paul received a BFA in Graphic Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology and is a licensed contractor with 25 years of experience in the landscape industry. His extensive training in art and design, combined with his hands-on knowledge and understanding of construction has enabled Paul to create some of the finest landscapes in southern Arizona. Recognized as a leader in the industry, Paul has received numerous awards for his creative and sustainable landscape designs, including being named ‘2013 International Landscape Designer of the Year’ by the Association of Professional Landscape Designers. “Establishing relationships between people, architecture and nature” is a philosophy Paul developed to describe his approach to design and business. Creating a space to fit each individual home and homeowner is an important aspect of his designs. Equally important is building trusting relationships with homeowners, employees, suppliers and tradespeople. At Sundrea Design/Build we strive for the highest level of quality workmanship, management and communication. Paul realizes his high standards are met by surrounding himself with the best installation crew in the industry. We can design and build just about anything and no job is too big or too small, as long as quality and professionalism is the goal.
Jason is a Tucson native and former design student of Paul’s. Joining Sundrea in 2011, his keen eye for detail is invaluable to achieving the high standards expected by our discerning clients. With over 10 years of experience in the landscape industry, Jason is able to combine his affection for plants and the outdoors with his passion for art and design. At Sundrea Design/Build, he is able to utilize his wide range of talents from horticulture and irrigation to masonry and metalwork; and from landscape design and estimating to creating custom artwork.
Carl R. Keifner
Carl was born in Tucson and raised in the small town of Roseland, FL. While growing up in Florida, Carl learned the art of landscaping from his father. He returned to Tucson in 2009, gaining knowledge in the unique characteristics of desert landscaping. Carl arrived at Sundrea Design/Build in 2018 where he continues to hone his skills in landscape construction and maintenance. Carl is motivated, hard working and enjoys learning new techniques while helping the company grow. He is professional and respectful. Carl has a positive attitude that is reflected in his drive to not give up until the job is done. He strongly believes “the fruit of your own hard work is the sweetest”.