lanning Resources, Inc.


 is a Chicago area Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) that specializes in community planning, landscape architecture, transportation planning and natural resource protection and management.  It is based in Wheaton, Illinois.  Since its founding in 1981, Planning Resources has offered an interdisciplinary approach to projects, focusing on creating and maintaining livable communities.


Darrell E. Garrison, ASLA, PLA, CPSI, is the CEO of Planning Resources and a licensed landscape architect with extensive professional experience in design and master planning.  Darrell initiates design and planning concepts as well as overseeing the implementation of all design related issues. He coordinates the efforts of the project team from the initial site analysis and programming through project completion. Darrell has participated in a wide range of management and technical roles in site planning, landscape architectural design, streetscape enhancements, and park and recreation planning projects with emphasis on site engineering, construction documentation and contract administration. He is a graduate of Ball State University in Indiana. Darrell is the immediate past chair of the Public Service Committee of the IL ASLA. Currently, he serves as a member of the Landscape Architect Registration Board for the State of Illinois (CLARB).


Keven L. Graham, ASLA, PLA  is a licensed landscape architect, the COO, and the Director of Planning with Planning Resources. His experience in preparing and managing a variety of landscape developments includes the planning and design for projects involving residential development land planning, site planning, streetscape planning, open space master planning and LEED application design. During his career, Keven has worked to develop livable communities through his planning and design strategies for downtown revitalization, community master planning and sustainable site planning. His background includes a degree in Architectural Construction Technology and Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree. Keven is current National Trustee, Past President of the Illinois Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and serves on the ASLA Sustainable Design and Development


Michael A. Tait is the Financial Officer of Planning Resources. Mike has over 15 years of financial experience and holds a BS in Finance and an MS in Accounting. He also provides technical support to the company.

















402 W. Liberty Drive, Wheaton, IL, 60187
P: 630.668.3788  F: 630.668.4125