Alumni Profile

Wendy and Jeff Carbo

Jeff Carbo, FASLA

BLA 1985

Landscape Architecture

Jeff Carbo serves as chair of the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture Professional Advisory Board. Jeffrey Carbo, FASLA has over thirty-eight years of experience in professional practice. The range and scope of his experience includes environmental conservation, historical and cultural context of local and regional projects, and attention to detail, expressed as art, in the numerous gardens and places he has helped create. In his role as former principal of Carbo LA, he provided leadership in client relations, conceptual design, budget development, design critique, project management, and construction observation. Jeff served as multi-discipline team leader, with hands-on skills in quality assurance and details. Jeff is a 1985 graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture. He holds professional licensure as a registered Landscape Architect in the State of Louisiana. He is also registered in the states of Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. He holds professional certification by the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB). CLARB certification is earned in part through meeting or exceeding professional experience requirements.

Jeff is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Landscape Architecture’s professional society. Jeff has been a member in the local chapter for a number of years and served as President of the Louisiana Chapter of ASLA for the year 2000. In 2005, the American Society of Landscape Architects elected Jeff to its Class of Fellows and in 2007, the LSU College of Art & Design named him its ‘Distinguished Alumni Award’ recipient. In 2011, Jeff was inducted into the LSU Alumni Hall of Distinction, the highest honor given to LSU graduates. In 2019, Jeff, his wife Wendy, and son William, created the LSU Carbo Landscape Architecture Recruitment Center at the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture, to attract and retain the very best students to the program. Jeff has overseen over 100 ASLA national and state award-winning projects in his career. Currently, Jeff is the founder and director of CarboGoodWorks, where he and his staff provide pro-bono design services and assistance to entities who serve others and improve the quality of life for those they serve.