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Percheron has built a legacy of best-in-class services through the commitment and experience of our project management team. For some companies, the ability to organize and execute projects on a nationwide scale is just an ambition. But Percheron offers more than a promise – our record of sustained excellence and client retention proves where we've been and where our partnerships can go together.

Kristin Mayfield

Kristin Mayfield

HR Manager, Training & Development

Kristin Mayfield is HR Manager - Training and Development, with 5+ years of industry experience.  She joined Percheron in March 2008, previously as an NSite Auditor and Documents manager for Percheron Field Services.  Kristin received her J.D. from South Texas College of Law and her Bachelor’s Degree from Texas Christian University.  She is an active member of the IRWA, AAPL and the Texas State Bar.

Mark McConnell

Mark McConnell

Project Manager

Mark McConnell is a Project Manager - Field Services, with 15+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in January 2013, previously serving as a ROW Supervisor.  Mark received a Bachelor’s Degree from Montana State University.  

Gene McDowell

Gene McDowell

Project Manager

Gene McDowell is a Project Manager - Field Services, with 20+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in February 2008.  Gene attended Temple University and served 6 years in the Special Forces of the military.  

Eddie McKinney

Eddie McKinney

Project Manager

Eddie McKinney is a Project Manager - Energy, with 10+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in 2007, previously as a Land Lead.  Eddie is an active member of the AAPL and MLBC and has a RPL certification.

Sabrena McKinney

Sabrena McKinney

Project Manager

Sabrena McKinney is a Project Manager for Percheron, with 10 years of industry experience.  She joined Percheron in 2007, previously as a contractor then an in house Land Lead in 2015.  Sabrena earned her
Bachelors in Business Administration in Accounting at Baker College with a minor in Flex Studies; concentrations in Management, Marketing, and Human Resources. She is an active member of AAPL and MLBC and has a RPL certification.  

Dilnar Menesse

Dilnar Menesse

Sr. Human Resources Manager

Dilnar Menesse is Sr. Human Resources Manager, with 6 years of industry experience. She joined Percheron in October of 2011, previously as a Controller and Manager Operations. Dilnar received a Bachelor's Degree from University of Karnataka in India. She is SHRM-SCP certified.

James Murphy

James Murphy

Field Supervisor

James Murphy is Sr. Project Coodinator, Survey and sUAS.  He has over 15 years of field surveying experience, previoulsy serving as a Field Supervisor.  He joined Percheron in August 2010, previously as a Senior Party Chief.  James is an active member of the Texas Society of Professional Land Surveyors and an FAA - Certified sUAS Pilot. 

Tameckea Raven

Tameckea Raven

Billing Manager

Tameckea Raven is Billing Manager for Percheron with 10+ years of industry experience.  She joined Percheron in November 2014. Tameckea received an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management.  She also has a Graduate Certificate in Project Management from the Project Management Institute.

Cameron Riddels

Cameron Riddels

Project Manager

Cameron Riddels is a Project Manager - Field Services, with 10+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in 2009.  Cameron received a Bachelor’s Degree from Tarleton State University.

Brandon Showers

Brandon Showers

GIS Manager

Brandon Showers is GIS Manager - Field Services, with 10+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in December 2007, previously as a GIS Tech/Title Agent/Landman.  Brandon received a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas State University.

Larry Smith

Larry Smith

Senior Survey Manager

Larry Smith, RPLS is a Senior Survey Manager, with 45+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in May 2011, previously as a Senior Project Manager.  Larry received an Associate’s Degree from San Jacinto Junior College and is an active member of the Texas Society of Professional Land Surveyors.  He is an RPLS in Texas. 

Kevin Szatmary

Kevin Szatmary

Senior Project Manager

Kevin Szatmary is a Senior Project Manager - Field Services, with 35+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in August 2014.  Kevin received a Bachelor’s Degree from Kent University and is an active member of the IRWA, previously serving as Chairman of IRWA Chapter 26.

Michael Tripp

Michael Tripp

Project Manager - Survey

Michael Tripp, RPLS is a Project Manager - Survey, with 20+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in March 2008, previously as a Project Manager/Survey Technician.  Michael received a Bachelor’s Degree from Southwest Texas State University and is currently pursuing a Graduate degree in Geographic Information Systems from Penn State University. He is an active member of the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors and has earned his RPLS designation.  Michael is a registered surveyor in TX, NM, AZ, NV and CO.  

Marcus Hostas

Marcus Hostas

Director, Permian Basin - Survey

Marcus Hostas, RPLS is Director, Permian Basin - Survey for Percheron, with more than 35 years of experience in surveying and mapping in Texas, New Mexico and Wyoming. He was a past Project Manager for LW Survey and West Company of Midland. He has supervised numerous well location staking, various types of right-of-way projects, major pipeline routing and as-built pipeline projects, urban and suburban boundary surveys, ALTA surveys, flood certificates, GIS projects and Drone mapping projects.  Marcus holds an Associates Degree from Texas State Technical Institute and is a RPLS in Texas. 

Neil Shultz

Neil Shultz

Regional Manager, Northeast - Survey

Neil C. Shultz, PE, PLS is Regional Manager, Northeast - Survey. Neil joined Percheron in August 2018 with 21 years of experience in the engineering and surveying consulting industry.  Neil previously served as Senior Project Manager for a surveying consulting firm in Pittsburgh, PA. Prior, he served as Project Manager for multiple engineering consulting firms as well as owning and operating his own boundary surveying firm. Neil holds a B.S in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Neil is a Registered Professional Engineer in PA and a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in PA, WV, and OH.

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