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January 1, 2002
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New partnership involving Paragon Imaging, new TSPS members, new hires at Carlson and more.

Pacific Crest Corporation, Santa Clara, Calif., added Mario Gosalvez as a new member of its sales team. As a sales manager, Gosalvez will assist the sales team with business development strategies and channel management. He has more than 20 years of experience with Hewlett-Packard/Agilent Technologies.

Carlson Software, Maysville, Ky., announced that Dean Goodman, Don Morrison and Jeff Smith are now part of the C&G division. Carlson Software acquired C&G Software Systems Inc. in November. Goodman is a co-founder of C&G, and is responsible for the C&G division of Carlson as well as development efforts on several data collection projects. Both Morrison and Smith are C&G veterans. Morrison works as the sales manager for the C&G division. Smith, a registered land surveyor in Kentucky, is the technical support manager for the C&G product line. All C&G products will continue to be available to customers. The C&G division of Carlson will provide technical support, training and services previously provided by C&G. Short-term goals in the C&G division include the release of the AutoCAD 2000/2002 compatible version of CG-Survey.

The Texas Society of Professional Surveyors installed new officers and directors at its annual convention in October. Leading Texas surveyors are: (Top row, left to right) Directors Paul Hubert, Roger McDonald, Mickey Nowell, Jerry Cutts, KC Lust, Charles Holland and Presidential Advisor Pat Smith,; (Bottom row, left to right) Past President Dennis Walker, President Jerry Fults, President-Elect Maxey Sheppard, First Vice President Michael Haberer, Second Vice President Henry Kuehlem, Secretary/Treasurer Harlon Pickett, and newly-elected directors Coleen Johnson, Robert Seipel, John Pierce and Joey Stanger.

Paragon Imaging, Woburn, Mass., and Galileo Group Inc., Melbourne, Fla., signed a strategic hyperspectral imaging partnership. The alliance will combine Galileo’s spectral detection algorithms with Paragon’s image exploitation tools (ELT Series software) into a new product called SpotLite. SpotLite allows users to ingest large spectral data cubes, apply algorithms and identify selected target and features quickly.

Goodkind & O’Dea, New York, N.Y., announced that Shawn T. Kelly, P.E., has joined the firm as assistant branch manager for construction services. Kelly assists in the management of the construction branch and further increases Goodkind & O’Dea’s construction supervision work in the New York metropolitan area.

Horizon Surveys, Las Vegas, Nev., announced that Paul Burn, PLS, is its new vice president and business partner. Burn comes from G.C. Wallace Inc. in Las Vegas.

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