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Alex Koumoutsos, Project Manager
Alex is a Professional Landscape Architect (PLA) and Project Manager with Coen+Partners. He received his Bachelors of Landscape Architecture degree at Purdue University.

Alex has been involved on projects of many scales in both the public and private sector ranging from luxury residential developments to environmental restoration projects. He enjoys solving complex design issues through thoughtful collaboration with project consultants and clients.
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Matthew Stewart, Project Technician
Matthew Stewart is an Associate at Coen+Partners. He received his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Iowa State University. Matt provides project management and systems development to the firm. His skills include detail in concept, documentation, and execution of design, as well as review of construction documents.

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Egle Vanagaite, Project Manager
Egle is a Project Manager at Coen+Partners. She received her Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota. Before joining Coen+Partners, she spent nine years working at design firms throughout the Twin Cities, cultivating diverse interests in collaboration, site research, and sustainability.

Influenced by the northern Baltic Sea region where she was raised, her unique perspective on, and admiration for, minimal, feral landscapes and native ecologies continue to shape her work.
 
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Kevin Tousignant, Designer
Kevin is a Project Designer at Coen+Partners engaged in various public realm and private development projects. Graduating with a Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Minnesota, Kevin explores innovative methods in analog and digital representation, cultivating abstract ideas and translating them into contextual concepts in place making.

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Rachel Valenziano, Designer
Rachel is a project designer at Coen + Partners. While receiving her Master’s of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota, she earned the ASLA-Minnesota Academic Honor Award, the Student Design and Scholarship Excellence Award, and the Capstone Award.

Her passion is in discovering elegant design solutions among the complexities of ecological and cultural questions that build community and foster togetherness.
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Ben Sporer, Associate Principal
Ben has nearly two decades of global expertise in Planning, Urban Design, and Landscape Architecture. His project experience ranges from mega-scale master planned environments to detailed site design with a variety of clients, including higher education, healthcare, science and technology, corporate, government, and private developers.

As an associate principal, he leads the design process for numerous challenging, complex, and highly rewarding projects. Through an artistic lens, Ben has crafted innovative, lasting, and resilient environments that are also meaningful, functional and life-changing places for people to thrive, and enjoy.