Austin, TX -- February 22, 2013 -- Surveying And Mapping, Inc. (SAM, Inc.), a nationally recognized provider of geospatial data solutions, is pleased to announce that Eric Andelin has joined the firm's Geospatial Business Development Team. Eric is a Certified Photogrammetrist (CP) and certified GIS Professional (GISP) who brings nearly 25 years of experience to the firm.
Eric's background includes professional land surveying, aerial mapping, airborne, mobile, and terrestrial LiDAR, photogrammetry, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). He has worked extensively with LiDAR applications as a project manager for high-profile clients such as the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). His career also includes experience with several geospatial and engineering design firms. Most recently he was with Woolpert Inc., in Dallas, Texas, where he had a leadership role in managing their mobile mapping operations.
Eric has a Master of Science in Business Administration, with a focus on GIS and imagery for use in the governmental sector. He is active in the Association of Photogrammetry, Mapping, and Geospatial Firms (MAPPS) as board member since 2009, and is a member of the Association for GIS Professionals (URISA). He is also a member of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), where he previously held office as National Director of the Southwest Region.
Eric's extensive industry knowledge and leadership experience make him an ideal addition to our team of leading geospatial professionals. He will have a prominent role in expanding and developing the ever-evolving landscape of LiDAR and geospatial opportunities for SAM, Inc. We are excited to have Eric onboard and look forward to his contributions to the firm.
About Surveying And Mapping, Inc.
Founded in 1994, SAM, Inc. is a leading provider of complete geospatial data solutions with advanced surveying and mapping technologies. SAM, Inc. offers land surveying, airborne, mobile and terrestrial LiDAR scanning, digital aerial mapping, subsurface utility engineering, and geographic information system (GIS) services. The firm's wholly owned subsidiary, SAM-Construction Services, Inc. (SAM-CS, Inc.), also offers a full suite of construction phase services.
SAM, Inc. is one of the largest land surveying and aerial mapping companies in North America and has recently experienced unprecedented growth driven by the electric utilities and oil and gas industries. The company has invested extensively in surveying and mapping technologies and continues to be an industry leader in advancing their geospatial expertise.
The firm is able to develop innovative and cost-effective solutions through routine integration of data across their service disciplines and continual investment in training and new technologies. SAM, Inc. combines its experience, qualifications, and resources to solve the most challenging problems and deliver the best value for clients. For more information, visit www.saminc.biz.