All posts by Shelly Cox

Christopher F. Jordan, PLS

Project Surveyor & UAS Pilot, McGill Associates, P.A. & Geomatics Adjunct Instructor, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College North Carolina, USA Chris Jordan is a pioneer in drone technology and has honed his skills over the past decade to catapult his company to being a leader in the surveying industry in his area. Jordan is licensed in...

Rick Coffman, LS

Director, Surveying & Mapping, WHPacific, Inc. California, USA As a disabled veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Rick Coffman seems only energized by obstacles. His upbeat personality combined with a passion for measuring and numbers led him to surveying, where he is now described as the tip of the spear in a successful survey operation...

Matt Pietryszyn

Team Lead, Location Intelligence & Data Visualization, City of Brampton Ontario, Canada The City of Brampton in Ontario is on the leading edge of vibrant, geospatially charged communities; xyHt receives many nominations for 40 under 40 each year for folks in the connected geo-community there. Matt Pietryszyn received multiple nods, not only for his work with...

Lorien Barlow

Documentary Filmmaker, Hard Hatted Woman LLC Nyack, New York We met Lorien Barlow at Autodesk University, where she wowed us with a passion and desire not motivated by financial or personal gain—waiting tables or whatever it took to make her project come to fruition. Her first feature-length documentary film, Hard Hatted Woman, is about women...

Jake Maxwell, PLS

Chief Surveyor, Municipal Light and Power Alaska, USA The geomatics program at the University of Alaska, Anchorage has many accomplished young alumni. Among these is Jake Maxwell, an exemplary student who has gone on to become an exemplary surveyor, moving up the career ladder and supporting the surveying profession and local community. Maxwell began surveying...

Bárbara Salgado Seguel

Survey Engineer, Uasvision Ingeniería Chile Bárbara Salgado Seguel has executed and managed a variety of surveying and engineering projects in support of mining, commercial development, public works, and utilities. Her home country of Chile has undergone an unprecedented boom over the past several decades, but also several devastating natural disasters. The engineering and surveying communities...