Executive Trustee Council Bio

Don Hearing, Cotleur & Hearing, Inc.

Mr. Hearing is owner and Vice President of Cotleur & Hearing Landscape Architecture with over thirty years of experience in this discipline. He has been practicing in south Florida since 1982.

Mr. Hearing also serves as managing partner of Cotleur & Hearing Investments, a real estate development and acquisition company. He serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Council of Palm Beach County. Additionally, Mr. Hearing is a Director for the PGA Corridor Association and the Lighthouse Center for the Arts as well as a Board member for MyClinic of Jupiter.

In conjunction with his business interests, Mr. Hearing is actively involved in numerous charitable organizations which include Christ Fellowship Church, Palm Beach Community Church, Jupiter Christian School, The Place of Hope and the West Jupiter Tutorial Center to name a few.

Mr. Hearing was raised in south Florida. He is a state of Florida registered landscape architect and honor graduate from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree and is a Certified LEED Accredited Professional. In 2011, the American Institute of Architects recognized Mr. Hearing as Landscape Architect of the Year for Palm Beach County. In 2012, he was the recipient of the Community Leader of the Year Award presented by the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Hearing and his wife, Suzanne, reside in Jupiter, and have been married for twenty-five years. They have three daughters: Ariel graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University in April of 2015 with her Doctorate degree in Pharmacy; Kalee graduated from Jupiter Christian School in 2012 and is currently a senior at the University of Florida; and Alyssa graduated from Jupiter Christian School in 2013 and is currently a junior at Palm Beach Atlantic University.