Emily Pierce is Berntsen's business development manager. The former president of the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors, Pierce has decades of experience as a surveyor and leader. Prior to joining Berntsen, Emily served as director of surveying operations and senior land surveyor for Steigerwaldt Land Services, LLC in Tomahawk, Wisconsin. She also served as the county surveyor for Marathon County, Wisconsin. She was the Wisconsin director on the National Society of Professional Surveyors Board in 2017.