Don Hearing is Owner and President of Cotleur & Hearing Landscape Architecture with over 30 years of experience in this discipline. He has been practicing in South Florida since 1982. Don was raised in South Florida and is a state of Florida registered landscape architect. In 2011, the American Institute of Architects recognized Don as Landscape Architect of the Year for Palm Beach County. In 2012, he was the recipient of the Community Leader of the Year Award presented by the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce.
He is a honor graduate from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree and a certified LEED Accredited Professional. Don also serves as managing partner of Cotleur & Hearing Investments, a real estate development and acquisition company. Don and his wife, Suzanne, reside in Jupiter. They have three daughters.
Don serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce and the Business Development Board of Palm Beach Co. He was the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce in 2015. Don is a Director for the PGA Corridor Association and The Lighthouse Center for the Arts as well as a board member for MyClinic of Jupiter and a board member for Jupiter Christian School.
In conjunction with his business interests, Don is actively involved in numerous charitable organizations which include Christ Fellowship Church, Jupiter Christian School, The Place of Hope and the West Jupiter Tutorial Center to name a few.