William Flournoy

Title: Landscape Architect (Retired)

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

William Flournoy, Landscape Architect (Retired), has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in landscape design and construction.

Now retired, Mr. Flournoy can reflect on a career filled with success and achievement throughout more than 40 years of hard work. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Flournoy served as the Director of the Conservation Incentive Program for National Resources Planning and Conservation with the North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (now North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality). He previously worked for the department as a senior conservation specialist, manager of the conservation tax credit certification program, and environmental analysis program manager. In addition to these roles, Mr. Flournoy served as a community planner with the Wake County Planning Department and consultant to the city of Raleigh.

Mr. Flournoy had always been interested in the outdoors and pursued a career that would aide in maintaining and preserving wildlife. He first earned a Bachelor of Science in recreation and parks administration from North Carolina State University in 1969 before receiving an MLA from the institution in 1972. He has furthered his mission of protecting the environment with involvement in roles such as being on panels for Land Trust Alliance, and with as a national recreational trails advisory committee member with the United States Department of Transportation. Throughout his career, Mr. Flournoy has written extensively on matters pertaining to his industry, and has been published in numerous articles and professional journals. He is also the author of a 140-page report on “Greenway Systems.” He has received numerous awards for his work, including the Community Service Honors Award and the Raleigh Environmental Legacy Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects.

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