As the President of Confidence Landscaping, Inc., founded in 1980, Jeffrey W. Sheehan is responsible for all business operations and technical aspects of every phase of landscape design, landscape construction and management for large and small-scale projects that include renovations and new construction. He is licensed as both a Landscape Architect and Landscape Contractor by the State of California.

During the course of Jeff’s design/build career, his company’s work has garnered more than 60 landscape industry awards for excellence in the field of landscape design and construction with a specific honors focused on low water-use design and eco-friendly installations.

For more than 30 years, Jeff has been recognized on a California state-wide level for providing business management expertise and leadership to the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) and the Santa Clara Valley Water District which serves 1.7 million customers. Jeff has been a guest lecturer at Foothill College Department of Environmental Horticulture & Design since 2007.

Industry Leadership and Associations

  • Past President for the State of California, California Landscape Contractors Association – 2001
  • Member of the Year, California Landscape Contractors Association – 2001
  • Life Member, California Landscape Contractors Association
  • Chairman, Landscape Advisory Committee, Santa Clara Valley Water District  – 1990-95
  • Founding Member, Santa Clara Valley Water District, Landscape Advisory Committee
  • 23-year Member, Santa Clara Valley Water District, Landscape Advisory Committee
  • Guest Lecturer, Foothill College, Department of Environmental Horticulture & Design, Los Altos Hills, CA

Licenses, Designations & Awards

  • Landscape Architect, State of California, License # 4103
  • Landscape Contractor, State of California, C-27, License # 482301
  • Awarded more than 60 Trophy Awards for Excellence in Construction received from the California Landscape Contractors Association
  • Owl Wise Leader (O.W.L.) Award by Raptors are the Solution


  • QWELL certification
  • Rescape Firescaping Certification
  • Rescape Landscape Maintenance Certification

Primary Categories of Expertise

  • Xeriscape (Low Water-Use Landscapes)
  • Sustainable Landscaping Practices
  • Hillside Development
  • Deer and Rodent Mitigated Landscapes