West Joins Merrick & Company as Survey Director

Aurora, CO – June 2, 2009 – Matt West PLS has joined Merrick & Company as Director of Surveying, according to Brian Raber, vice president of Merrick’s geospatial solutions business unit.  In this role, West will oversee the strategic expansion of Merrick’s surveying practice.  His responsibilities at Merrick include operational leadership, strategic planning, business development, technology innovation, and career mentoring.

West’s career has focused on the energy, transportation, land development, and water resource market sectors.  Most recently, he served as a vice president, regional survey manager, with David Evans and Associates in their Bellevue, Washington office, where he was responsible for the Puget Sound business unit.  These responsibilities entailed financial performance management, business development, and leadership of the regional energy business line.  West is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor and a member of the American Wind Energy Association, Society of Military Engineers, National Society of Professional Surveyors, and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping.

About Merrick & Company
Merrick & Company, an $85 million geospatial mapping, engineering, architecture, design-build, and surveying firm, serves domestic and international clients in the government, energy, life sciences, infrastructure, and mapping markets.  With a focus on the highly technical field of geospatial surveying and remote sensing, the firm’s most recent work includes providing mapping services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Cook County, IL; Xcel Energy; and the U.S. Air Force Space Command. Merrick has been renowned for innovative surveying and mapping solutions since 1959.