Grace Y. Cervin RPLS Named Vice President Survey at Montgomery & Barnes, Inc.

Houston, TX – February 22, 2010 – Wendell “Buddy” Barnes, President of Montgomery & Barnes, Inc., a Houston based civil engineering and consulting services firm, is pleased to announce that Grace Y. Cervin RPLS has been named Vice President Survey.

Cervin has more than 24 years of land surveying management experience working in multi-disciplined services for public agencies, private land developers, and commercial developers. As Vice President Survey, she will continue to be responsible for client relationships, the execution of survey contracts, management of the survey office and field personnel, quality control and review of projects for the company.

“We are pleased to promote Grace into the Montgomery & Barnes senior management team,” said Barnes.  “Her experience and knowledge within the industry, as well as a proven commitment to her profession, strengthens our corporate leadership and enhances our service offerings.”

Prior to joining Montgomery & Associates, Cervin worked with Benchmark Engineering, TxDOT, the City of Houston, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority.  She has provided a wide range of services including Land Title Survey & Easements, ALTA/ACSM Surveys, GPS Control Surveys, Platting, Design and Construction Surveys, Right of Way Mapping, and Aerial Mapping.

Cervin holds multiple certifications including her Computer Information Systems Certification, GIS Analyst Certification, and Eminent Domain Certification. She is also a GIS Certified Technician.

Cervin is a member of Texas Professional Land Surveyors, the Geographic Information and Technology Association (GITA), and the Urban and Regional Information System Association (URISA). She also serves on the Advisory Board of Education-GIS for Fort Bend Independent School District, the Board of Directors-GIS for Houston Community College and the Advisory Board of Education-GIS/Surveying for the University of Houston.

About Montgomery & Barnes
Since 1996 Montgomery & Barnes, Inc., formerly Gary Montgomery & Associates, Inc. has provided a broad range of civil engineering, surveying and consulting services to our greater Houston area clientele. The firm has demonstrated expertise in managing complicated multi-party projects for public and private clients and has dealt effectively with all levels of regulatory agencies. This has resulted in quality performance in the following areas: rail and port, construction management, hydraulics and hydrology, land development, special districts (MUDs, TIRZs), stormwater quality and NPDES, transportation, wastewater, and water resources and supply. As a full service consulting firm, Montgomery & Barnes, Inc. offers a recognized depth of experience in program management, feasibility analysis, project planning, design, cost estimation, permitting, agency liaison and construction management. For more information about Montgomery & Barnes, please call 281.775.4650 or visit their web site at