Steve Grigg has been the President of Grigg Design, Inc since starting the company in 1986. Along with his wife and business partner Juanita, they own the company. Under their guidance, along with the contributions of some key employees, Grigg Design has grown into one of the most recognized Landscape Design Build Firms in Northern Virginia. The Company holds a Class A Contractors License in Virginia.
Prior to starting Grigg Design, Inc. Steve worked at several Green Industry companies doing sales; program designs and Industry consulting.
Over the years, Steve Grigg has designed and installed millions of dollars of quality Residential and Commercial projects. His talent, expertise and experience are sought by clients with projects ranging from townhouse backyards to a complete renovation of a 35 building apartment complex.
Many of Steve’s projects have won awards over the years.
After receiving an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps in 1974, Steve graduated from Virginia Tech in 1976 with a BS Degree in Horticulture. Steve Grigg is also a Licensed Tree Expert, was a Board member of the Landscape Contractors Association; a participant in a Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association 5 year Strategic Planning Meeting and a member of the Virginia Tech Department of Horticulture Landscape Advisory Council. In 2007, Steve was nominated by the Dean of the Va. Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to become a Founding Member of the Colleges’ Leadership Council. In addition, in 2009 Steve started a 4 year Term on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association. He served as the President in 2012 and was the Immediate Past President for the 2013 term. Steve is also a Certified Landscape Designer (#102) and a member of the Virginia Society of Landscape Designers (VSLD).
In March, 2010 Steve was selected as the Outstanding Alumnus from the Department of Horticulture at VA Tech for 2009-10. From Virginia Tech “This is a distinct honor and we are proud to recognize your achievements since graduating from the university.”
Steve is a frequent guest lecturer for the Virginia Tech Department of Horticulture. He has also been a speaker to a group of Fairfax County Head Start Teachers. The talk was on how to introduce the values and rewards of horticulture and landscaping to young students. Steve was a featured speaker at a local grammar school during their Arbor Day celebration. Grigg Design donated and planted a Dogwood tree on the school grounds.
Steve has published an article in a state trade magazine and has been quoted in a national trade magazine. He has also been a guest on a local cable television show explaining the process of developing creative landscape designs and projects.