SAM, LLC Opens Office in Kansas City

Austin, TX — February 16,2015–Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM) has established a new office in Kansas City, Kansas. SAM is one of the largest geospatial companies in North America and Kansas City furthers the firm’s geographic expansion with its tenth office.

Scott Perkins, GISP, has joined SAM in Kansas City as Office Manager. He will also be the Director of Federal Programs, responsible for leading the firm’s federal business portfolio. With more than 33 years of industry experience, Perkins has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and an Associate’s Degree in Photogrammetry. He is a Certified GIS Professional (GISP) and is an active member of several professional organizations, receiving federal appointments to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – Hydrographic Services Review Panel (NOAA – HSRP) Federal Advisory Committee, and chairing the Small Business Administration (SBA) Regulatory Fairness Board for Region VII, both of which required White House approval. His experience with the SBA provided him with a thorough understanding of the challenges that face small businesses.

Perkins also served on the Board of Directors of the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS) and as Treasurer of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Central US Region, receiving a Presidential Citation for Service from each organization. Additionally, he was elected Assistant Chair of the ASPRS Photogrammetric Applications Division (PAD) in 2014.

Perkins’ expertise, insight, and leadership will help SAM to deliver a full set of geospatial services to an expanded range of clients. By offering a multi-platform approach to service delivery, the company provides a single, trusted source for integrated solutions.

About Surveying And Mapping, LLC
Founded in 1994 in Austin, Texas, Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM) is a leading independent, full service provider of land surveying and mapping capabilities for a wide range of clients. Supported by state-of-the-art technology, the company offers end-to-end geospatial solutions through an extensive suite of services, including professional land surveying, hydrographic surveying, aerial mapping and photogrammetry, airborne, mobile, and terrestrial HDS LiDAR, subsurface utility engineering, utility coordination, geographic information system (GIS) asset inventory and management, as well as construction phase services through SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS). The company delivers its services to clients across growth-oriented end markets, including oil and gas, electric energy, transportation, railway, water/wastewater, and other infrastructure-related industries. Competing in a diverse market traditionally served by regional and small service providers, SAM has evolved into one of the few national land surveying and mapping companies with the breadth of service offerings, depth of staff, strategic locations, and financial capacity to effectively support all surveying and mapping-related activities for large-scale capital projects and ongoing maintenance requirements.