Palm Beach, Florida
Landscape gardener Jorge A. Sánchez was elected to the Garden Conservancy's board of directors in 2014. He is a principal partner of SMI Landscape Architecture Inc., formerly known as Sánchez & Maddux Inc., in Palm Beach, Florida. The firm has received many awards and has clients throughout the country and the Bahamas. Jorge has been a friend of the Garden Conservancy over the years and helped plan our Society of Fellows garden-study tour to Palm Beach/Hobe Sound in 2006. He is also well known professionally to several members of our board: he designed Courtnay Daniels' garden in Hobe Sound, Florida; the Lenhardt Garden at the Gibbes Museum in Charleston, South Carolina; and a garden for Deborah Royce.
In March 2018, Jorge was awarded the Thomas N. Armstrong III Award in Landscape Design by the New York School of Interior Design.