CEO, Outdoor Makeover & Living Spaces
Navid Derakhshan, the CEO of Outdoor Makeover & Living Spaces, is a highly accomplished professional with a deep-rooted passion for outdoor and landscaping. His extensive knowledge and expertise have been honed through years of experience in the industry, combined with his formal education as a biologist at Emory University.
Navid Derakhshan’s journey from a lawn boy to a biologist and growing anentrepreneurial mindset to becoming an outdoor design visionary is truly inspiring. Despite working tirelessly from a young age, Navid’s determination paid off when he earned a coveted spot at Emory University, where he aimed to establish a name for himself while continuing to build upon what he started when he was 14 years old. family’s successful businesses. Graduated in the 96 percentile and making the president list , Navid’s exceptional academic achievements served as a testament to his dedication and hard work.
Following his graduation, Navid made a pivotal decision to refocus his efforts on his true passion: designing extraordinary outdoor spaces.
Alongside his brother Omid, Navid revitalized their outdoor makeover company, implementing efficient systems, assembling a talented team, and offering competitive pricing. The results were remarkable, as their company thrived, leaving behind a trail of delighted clients with breathtaking outdoor living spaces.
“Journey from doing to leading is not over yet… i have a lot to learn and more lives to improve”
Navid’s academic background in biology provides him with a unique perspective when it comes to landscaping and designing outdoor spaces. He understands the intricacies of complicated systems, ecosystems, and the environmental factors that contribute to creating beautiful and sustainable landscapes that improve every client’s lifestyle. This scientific understanding allows him to incorporate principles of biology and ecology into his designs, resulting in spaces that not only look aesthetically pleasing but also function harmoniously with the natural world. Having a strong technical knowledge, he is well-versed in various construction techniques, materials, and landscaping practices, enabling him to bring his designs to life with precision and skill. His new endeavor purveys the same mindset and education and discipline to his team, his dream is to give Atlanta a new standard for Design-build companies to follow.
“The better we become, the better Atlanta becomes, and Atlantans reap all the benefits”
Navid’s commitment to discipline, education, ethics, and respect stems from the values instilled in him by his father. These core principles guide his approach to his work, ensuring that he consistently delivers exceptional results for his clients. Navid understands that each client has different preferences and requirements, and he excels at translating their visions into personalized designs. By combining his artistic flair with his technical expertise, he crafts outdoor living areas that reflect the individuality of his clients while seamlessly integrating with the surrounding environment.
Navid’s dedication to his clients extends to his commitment to creating a positive work environment for his employees. He values their contributions and believes in fostering a happy and motivated team. By prioritizing employee satisfaction, he ensures that the entire operation at Outdoor Makeover & Living Spaces is driven by a shared passion for excellence. Navid’s dedication to his craft and his drive for excellence continue to shape the success of their business, making him a true visionary in the field.
“We have always been indispensable in quality and customer service, but today through strategic addition of services, we are a one stop shop provider, making backyards more accessible for all Atlantan with the same guarantees”