Eric D. Groft, FASLA, is CEO and Director of OEHME, VAN SWEDEN | OvS. Groft's commissions include landscape master planning and design efforts for residential gardens throughout the east end of Long Island and the northeastern region of the United States. His commercial body of work features the Federal Reserve Campus in Washington, DC, as well as the 2020 renovation of the White House Rose Garden. Groft has a passion for horticulture and is dedicated to shepherding the evolution of OvS' New American Garden Style. He is widely recognized as an industry leader in ecological sensitivity, environmental/wetland restoration, and shoreline stabilization/revetment and frequently lectures on these topics and the work of OvS.