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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.

Michael Muallem

Michael Muallem

Mapping Manager - Survey

Michael Muallem is Mapping Manager - Survey for Percheron with over 10 years of surveying and mapping experience, 5 years of mapping lead and coordinating experience. Michael is experienced in many types of survey and engineering including pipeline, topographic, route, construction and As Built. He worked as a Survey Tech/Mapper which gave him experience Processing Survey data to drawing Footprint, Alignment Sheets, HDD, Bore design, Plats, Permits and site specifics. Michael holds an Associate’s Degree at Tarrant County Community College and is BlueSky Certified Level II.

David Moore

David Moore

Title Supervisor

David Moore is a Title Supervisor for Percheron, LLC with 14+ years of industry experience.  He supervises title for various projects across the nation.  David joined Percheron in January 2005, previously as a Landman. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Texas State University and a Certificate in Professional Land Management from the University of Houston Downtown.  David earned his CPL designation from the AAPL in 2014. 

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 with a Level 1 sUAS Thermography certification. 

Jeremiah O'Dean

Jeremiah O'Dean

Project Surveyor

Jeremiah O’Dean, PS, LS is a professional land surveyor with over 12-years of survey experience in oil & gas, transportation, power generation, subdivision and land development for public and private entities. He has experience in the oil/gas and power generation market sectors and is extremely knowledgeable with various types of surveying equipment and field surveying procedures, survey data adjustments, courthouse research, topographic surveys, ALTA/ACSM Land title surveys, Boundary Retracements, preliminary/as-built pipeline surveys, and various CAD & GIS mapping applications.  Jeremiah is a Registered Professinal Land Surveyor in NY, KY, WV, PA, TN, MD, WI and LA. 

Chico Negual

Chico Negual

Regional Manager, South Central - Field Services

Chico Negaul, SR/WA is Regional Manager, South Central - Field Services with over 12 years in the Right of Way industries.  Chico joined Percheron in March 2019, previously serving as a Lead Sr. Right of Way Agent and Permitting Supervisor on multiple large pipeline projects.  Chico previously worked for legacy company Mason Dixon Field Services.  He oversees right of way project teams in the Gulf area.  Chico received his Bachelor's in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arkansas, and a Masters from West Texas A&M.  He is an active member of the IRWA with his SR/WA certification.  Chico is a PMP candidate and hold his Texas Real Esate Certification (TREC). 

Philip Overton

Philip Overton

Title Supervisor

Phillip Overton is a Title Supervisor for Percheron, LLC with 15+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in May 2015, previously as a Title Agent. Phillip served in the United States Air Force for 9 years as a firefighter. He is an active member of the AAPL.

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.

Max Pedowicz

Max Pedowicz

Project Coordinator - sUAS

Max Pedowicz is a Project Coordinator – sUAS for Percheron, with 5+ years of industry experience. He joined Percheron in September 2013, previously as a GIS Analyst. Max received a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas A&M University. He has a FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot License and is actively pursuing a Private Pilot’s License.

Brent Riggle

Brent Riggle

Project Manager

Brent Riggle, RPL is a Project Manager - Energy, with 13+ years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in 2007, previously serving as a Landman.  Brent received a Bachelor’s Degree from Capital University.  He earned his RPL certification through the AAPL and is a Ohio Registered Oil & Gas Land Professional.  Brent is an active member of the MLBC Chapter of the APPL, as well as the Ohio Oil and Gas Association. 

Zach Sanford

Zach Sanford

UAV Pilot

Zach Sanford is a UAV Pilot with experience surveying and with GIS. He joined Percheron in May 2019. Zach Received a Bachelor’s Degree in Ocean and Coastal Resources from Texas A&M 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. 

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, WV, TX, OK, LA, NM, CO, MI and MT.  He is a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in PA, WV, OH, KY, MD, ID and FL. 

Logan Smart

Logan Smart

Senior Environmental Scientist

Logan Smart is Senior Environmental Scientist for Percheron, LLC.  He has over 8 years in the environmental consulting industry in wide range of subjects with a strong background in botany, ecology, and natural resource management, he specializes in habitat assessment, wetland science, data management, and Clean Water Act compliance. As a professional in environmental sciences, Mr. Smart has performed a wide variety of soil, sediment, and tissue sampling; biological surveys; wetland permitting; wetland and oyster reef mitigation; and ESAs.  Mr. Smart has completed work for private commercial and industrial clients and participated in public infrastructure project environmental tasks.  Using his experience in wetland sciences and regulatory compliance, he has performed and lead multi-crew wetland delineations across the southeast and Midwest US, as well as collected soil, sediment, and tissue samples in three EPA superfund sites.  He is skilled in field survey logistics, field safety protocol, third party coordination, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data management, ESRI Corp. desktop and mobile GIS programs, and Trimble GPS technology.

Stacy Tichy

Stacy Tichy

Title Supervisor

Stacy Tichy is a Title Supervisor for Percheron, LLC with 12+ years of industry experience.  She joined Percheron in 2008, previously as a contractor then an in house Title Agent in 2017.  Stacy is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts degree in Jurisprudence, with a concentration in Land Management from California University of Pennsylvania where she is expected to graduate in 2020.  She is an active member of the AAPL, MLBC, and WEN-WV.  Stacy earned her RPL certification from the AAPL in 2016.

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