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Casey Cockrell, RPLS

A lifelong resident of East Texas, Casey graduated from Texas A&M in 2004 with a liberal arts degree. His experience in construction and geography led him into surveying. For the next five years, Casey worked at a major engineering firm. In 2007, he passed the Fundamentals of Surveying exam administered by the NCEES and in 2009 he became licensed by the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveyors. Casey started Southern Survey Company at the request of his clients and operates a viable surveying firm in East Texas daily. His family resides in Longview and is regularly involved with Mobberly Baptist Church.

Ted Rankin, Jr. MBA

A graduate of Longview High School, Ted attended LeTourneau University and graduated in 1998 with a degree in Business Management. In 2001, Ted graduated with a Master of Business Administration from LeTourneau University. He currently works as the Survey Office Manager and continues to fill the gaps in workflow, consulting with our clients, drafting, and maintaining field data. An entrepreneur, his focus at Southern Survey Company is in strategic marketing and business administration. He attends Saint Mary’s Catholic Church in Longview and works on his family’s cattle ranch North of Longview.

Darrell Binnion

Darrell began his career at Southern Survey and Design in 2013 and operates as the lead GNSS technician and Field Crew Coordinator. His responsible charge resume allowed him the opportunity to work in sales and customer service early in his career with the company and he continues to specialize in project management from a Party Chief position. The implementation of new technology and workflow hinges on Darrell leading the way. Darrell is also involved in remote data collection techniques using UAV’s and comprehensive GIS data collection techniques.

Adam Maywhort, RPLS

Adam completed his B.A. in Communications at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg in 2003. In 2007, he received a Certificate in Surveying from Tyler Junior College and began working as a CADD technician in the Dallas area for G&A consultants and SAM, Inc. In 2011, Adam became a Texas RPLS No.6341 and began managing survey projects for the next three years in the petroleum industry. After relocating to northeast Texas from south Texas, he became a Project Manager at Southern Survey and Design.