Glenn Ticehurst, RLA, ASLA, Principal
A licensed landscape architect and the principal of the firm, Glenn holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architect from both the College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY) and Syracuse University.
Glenn joined Armand Benedek in 1982 and became a partner in 1990. He worked closely with Armand to help to shape the vision and direction of the firm and took over management when Armand died in February 2004.
Today it is Glenn's extensive design experience and reputation that keeps the firm in demand in the world of fine residential landscape design. In the art and science that define the execution of great landscape architecture, Glenn has proven himself to be a true artist.
When not working, Glenn can usually be found fly fishing or relaxing with his family.
Edward Figura, RLA, ASLA, Associate
Ed is both a licensed landscape architect and accomplished artist. His technical expertise and artistic abilities have helped define the work of the firm.
Ed holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the State of University of New York at Purchase and is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Ed is also a certified Yoga instructor and enjoys being an outdoor enthusiast along with his family.
Lia Kaufman, Office Manager
Lia is Armand Benedek's daughter, and came to the firm more than 20 years ago at her father's invitation to 'help out'. She never left. Today, Lia is responsible for client relations and account management. She has a B.A. in English from St. Michaels College.
Outside of the office Lia spends time traveling and gardening (an inherited talent). She is proud to be one of the top fund raisers for the American Diabetes Association.
Bozena 'Genna' Kupinska, RLA, ASLA, Associate
A native of Poland, Genna is a licensed landscape architect with both Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Landscape Architecture from the Agricultural University of Warsaw. She completed post-graduate work at the University of Bristol's Botanical Garden in England.
Prior to joining Benedek & Ticehurst, Genna worked for a design-build firm in Manhattan. During her time at Benedek & Ticehurst she has worked on and contributed to many of the firm's most prestigious projects.
In her spare time, Genna loves to travel and ride her motorcycle.
Seth Ticehurst, RLA, ASLA
A graduate of the University of Georgia, Seth holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree. He previously worked for firms in Boulder, Colorado and State College, Pennsylvania. Seth is involved in many of Benedek & Ticehurst's projects from the early preliminary stages to the final completion of the construction.
Seth's love of nature extends to outside the office as well and he is an avid hiker and camper.