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Matthew Berger                                                             


University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI May 2013
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
            Major: Landscape Architecture
            G.P.A.: 3.5/4.0    Deans List


Johnsen Landscapes & Pools (2009)

I learned Autocad and land-surveying along with important design principles and practices.

Language Skills

Spanish & French

Computer Skills

Autocad, Sketchup, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator


Site and Land Surveying

Volunteer Experience

Riverbuild (2006-2009)

A church group from Westchester County and I went down to New Orleans and Mississippi three years in a row during New Year’s winter break to help rebuild after Hurricane Katrina.

Honors and Affiliations

Deans List
McKelvey Entrepreneur Foundation
Peekskill Garden Club Scholar
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
University of Rhode Island Student Senate

University of Rhode Island Student Senate

Senator and Representative for Students living on Campus (Fall 2010-Spring 2011)

Senator of The College of The Environment and Life Sciences (Spring 2011-Fall 2011)

Writer for The University of Rhode Island Student Senate Newsletter

General Work Experience

Sales Manager/Landscape Designer, Crew Manager at Hilltop Farms- Summer 2009

Croton on Hudson, New York

I was hired for my expertise in Landscape Design. This nursery was built in 2009 and I was hired to help the business grasp some roots into the Croton-on-Hudson, New York area.

Counselor at Tiny Tots- June 2007 – August 2009

I cared for children between the ages of four and six.

Sales Associate at Croton Country Gardens- July 2006 – 2007

Bus Boy at Capriccios II Restaurant and Pizzeria- July 2005- 2010

Owner at MB Landscape Design- March 2004 – Present

Offering Lawn Care and Landscape Design for Croton-on-Hudson, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Bedford, Chappaqua, Ossining and Briarcliff. All in the Hudson Valley of New York.

My Lawn maintenance business which I started in 2004 helped me to receive a scholarship for college.-

2009 McKelvey Entrepreneur Scholar.

Andy McKelvey, who is deceased was the founder of His foundation awarded me a scholarship for all four years at University of Rhode Island. I was nominated for operating Matt’s Lawn Service, now known as MB Landscape Design.