Landscape Architects

Dave Marino

Owner and President 

Dave graduated from Penn State University in Landscape Architecture. He has been with Dahlkemper Landscape Architects & Contractors since graduation. Dave spent summers during his college years working for the company, learning the business from the ground up. Dave is also a Certified Arborist and Wetlands Delineator.

Married to Katrina, Dave has 4 children. He enjoys growing a large garden in the summer and being in the outdoors. In his free time he enjoys hunting and spending time with his young family.

Tony Gingrich

Registered Landscape Architect

Tony joined Dahlkemper Landscape Architects & Contractors in 2004, moving to the Erie area from Canada. He graduated from the University of Guelph with a degree in Landscape Architecture. Prior to joining Dahlkemper’s, Tony worked for the Town of Whitby, Ontario on new parks construction. He also has 13 years of prior experience with a design/ build firm in Ontario.

He and his wife Jennifer have three sons. In his spare time Tony likes to participate in sports, especially cross-country skiing. He enjoys music and carpentry and is very active in his church.

Alex Luddy

Registered Landscape Architect

Alex graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 2012 with a degree in Landscape Architecture and joined Dahlkemper Landscape Architects & Contractors that May. During college Alex worked for two years on construction crews and one year as an intern designer. Outside of work Alex plays hockey in a local mens league and is the head coach of a local high school hockey team.

During the warmer months Alex enjoys hiking, rock climbing and spending time with his family at their lake house in Findley Lake, New York.

Alex passed the LARE in June of 2017 to join our staff of Registered Landscape Architects and works on commercial and municipal design projects.  Recent projects of note are the Beach 11 Nature Play space at Presque Isle State Park, the Hamot Healing Garden and the Vineyards at Pine Lake.