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Julie Moir Messervy

Founder & CEO

Julie is a widely recognized industry leader who has been on a mission to democratize landscape design for decades. She has worked on many high-profile projects such as The Toronto Music Garden in collaboration with Yo-Yo Ma. She has lectured internationally and authored several books, including Home Outside: Creating the Landscape You Love. Julie and her team developed the Home Outside mobile app to enable homeowners to design their own landscape. Julie also pioneered the first online, remote landscape design service, the Home Outside Design Studio. She continues to leverage the latest technologies to make beautiful, sustainable design accessible to anyone with a yard.

Amir Alexander Hasson


Amir is a serial impact entrepreneur and permaculture designer who has built three companies from startup to exit, improving the lives of millions of people worldwide. He has raised over $15M in venture financing, developed seven digital products from scratch, and has led sales and marketing teams to generate over $100M in revenue. Amir is passionate about innovating and scaling businesses that address systemic global environmental and social problems. He is grateful for the recognition he has received as an impact entrepreneur from organizations such as MIT and the Aspen Institute. Amir is responsible for growing Home Outside’s operations to a scale that combats climate change.

Jennifer Silver

VP of Comm. & Ops.

Jennifer does a bit of everything at Home Outside: answering your emails, handling logistics and payment, fielding your questions about the app and service, helping you decide which service is right for you. Drop us a line or use our contact form—Jennifer will get back to you soon!

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Jana Bryan

Senior Landscape Designer

Jana is a landscape designer with nearly 20 years of experience designing functional yet deeply meaningful landscapes. She approaches each design looking for a sense of balance and loves subtle details and patterns found in nature.

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Erica Bowman

Senior Landscape Designer

Erica is a landscape designer with a passion for horticulture and regenerative design. She stays up to date with developments on soil management, water conservation, and plant introductions, and she has published a number of articles on plants and garden design.

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Bethany Gracia

VP of Product

Bethany is a landscape designer with a background in both landscape design-build and fine gardening. She approaches design with a love of plants and eco-sensitive landscapes. Her favorite challenge is to create beautiful modern compositions with local resources.

Mickey Walkup

3D Artist

Mickey has a background in agriscience and landscape horticulture and a passion for digital and urban agriculture with a focus on sustainable design. Using 3D design, a natural extension of her expertise, she creates immersive and engaging Home Outside visualizations.

Strategic Advisors

David Rose

AI & AR Entrepreneur, Team Lead for Warby Parker’s Virtual Try-On

Doug Tallamy

Renowned Ecologist, Chair of Entomology & Wildlife at UD, Co-founder of Homegrown National Park

Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland

Pioneer of Computer Vision, Director of MIT Connection Science

Jim Feinson

Gardening Industry Leader, Chief Growth Officer at Berkshire Hathaway VT