Point of Beginning

Turning Points: August 2005

August 1, 2005
Milestones in the industry.

AERO-METRIC, Sheboygan, Wis., announced promotions in its corporate office. Patrick Olson, senior vice president, was appointed division manager of the Sheboygan division. In this capacity, Olson directs the activities of production, marketing and support staff located in Sheboygan. Olson also continues in his role of coordinating marketing activities between all seven operating divisions of the firm. In the Sheboygan marketing department, Jeffery Stroub was appointed manager of domestic programs and named a vice president. Stroub manages the marketing activities of the Sheboygan-based marketing staff. Roger Crystal was appointed manager of federal programs and was named a vice president. Crystal directs the marketing activities of the firm in pursuit of contracting opportunities with all major federal agencies.

Allport
Keystone Precision Instruments, Whitehall, Pa., appointed George Allport Jr. as vice president of sales. Allport is responsible for the supervision and direction of the sales force in survey, machine control, GPS and mobile solutions. Also, Keystone appointed Pete Schaber as vice president of operations. Schaber is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business, advertising, marketing and inside sales.

Campbell
Deanna Campbell joined the Orlando, Fla. office of Lochrane as senior utility coordinator. Campbell supports the firm's seamless approach to providing Subsurface Utility Exploration (SUE) and utility engineering services. She has more than 15 years of experience in the engineering industry. In the past 10 years she has concentrated on utility coordination in the area of transportation engineering.

Masson & Associates Inc., Escondido, Calif., announced that Jodi Farrington, PhD, PE, has joined the firm as project engineer. Dr. Farrington has spent more than 14 years in the civil engineering field. Her experience includes management of federal and municipal projects; coordination and management of large private and commercial projects; organization of contractors, subcontractors and suppliers; and construction management. Dr. Farrington is responsible for project design and management; quality control; tentative and final maps; grading and improvement plans; cost estimates; street and highway alignment studies; sewer studies and design; record drawings; and agency processing.

Jennings
Clary & Associates Professional Surveyors and Mappers, Jacksonville, Fla., announced Matt Jennings as the company's newest crew chief. Jennings brings to his position more than 16 years of experience in the surveying industry.

GBA Master Series Inc. (gbaMS), Overland Park, Kan., a developer of infrastructure management software, welcomed Chris Crupi as west region manager in charge of GBA Master Series software sales and enterprise-wide solutions for infrastructure and maintenance management to asset management consultants and public works professionals. Crupi operates from the company's Phoenix, Ariz. office and serves clients and prospective clients in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

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