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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.

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 over 20 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 CO, LA, MI, MT, NM, OK, PA, TX, and WV.  He is a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in AL, AR, DE, FL, KS, KY, IA, ID, IL, IN, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NM, OH, OR, PA, SD, VA, WA, WV, and WY.

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.

Sharon Tucker

Sharon Tucker

Supervisor, Land Administration

Sharon Tucker is Supervisor, Land Administration over 30 years of diversified experience in the Oil and Gas Industry.  She joined Percheron in 2000 as a Data Specialist and has since grown to manage the Land Administration Department.  Sharon is an active member of NALTA, ALTA, NADOA and HADOA.  She is a CPLTA instructor and current CPLTA Certification Director. 

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.  Michael has past experience working on high dollar survey/engineering projects on the East Coast and abroad. With Percheron he has had emphasis on E&P in the Oil and Gas industry.  Michael received a Bachelor’s Degree in Cartography and Photogrammetry from Southwest Texas State University.  He is an active member of the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors.  Michael is a licensed surveyor in TX, NM, AZ, NV and CO.  

Marcie Ward

Marcie Ward

Sr. Manager, Land Administration

Marcie Ward is Sr. Manager, Land Administration - Energy, with 10+ years of industry experience.  She joined Percheron June 2003, previously as a Manager, Land Administration.  Marcie received an Associate’s Degree from West Virginia Jr. College and is an active member of the GABALTA, previously serving on the Auditing Committee, the AAPL and MLBC.

Tanner Vlasic

Tanner Vlasic

HSE Administrative Assistant

Tanner Vlasic joined Percheron as HSE Administrative Assistant in June 2018.  She has 7+ years of industry experience including auditing DOT contractor compliance programs for Operator Qualification, Drug and Alcohol, and OSHA Safety requirements.  Tanner became a certified DOT Designated Employer Representative (DER) through DATIA in 2013 and is a former DATIA DER Certification Course Instructor. Prior to her role in auditing DOT compliance programs, Tanner worked Range Control at United States Marine Corps Base Range Training Facility in Hawaii where she implemented DOD, DOT, OSHA and EPA programs and regulations.  Tanner received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Texas. 

John Wilshere

John Wilshere

Project Manager

John Wilshere is a Project Manager - Energy, with 10 years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in June 2010, previously as a Land Administration Manager.  John is an active member of the AAPL and MLBC.  

Kevin Winner

Kevin Winner

Program Manager

Kevin L. Winner, SR/WA, MBA, is a Program Manager for Percheron for over 16 years. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Communications and Master’s in Business Administration from the University of New Mexico. Kevin has been involved in the Right of Way Industry since 1999 and has worked for both private and public utility companies negotiating property rights for telecommunications, pipelines and electric and renewable facilities. Kevin has worked on unique projects in New Mexico renewing Rights of Way on tribal and allotted lands. He has been an IRWA member for 16 years and holds the SR/WA designation as a member of Chapter 53 in Albuquerque, NM. He is also an at large member of the International Utilities Committee. Kevin is currently serving his third term as a Trustee for the Right of Way International Education Foundation.

Rocky Wisnieski

Rocky Wisnieski

Director, IT

Rocky Wisnieski is IT Director for Percheron with 20 years of industry experience.  He joined Percheron in July 2000, previously as IT Manager. Rocky is an active member of the AAPL and he has earned his ITIL certification.

Evan McClung

Evan McClung

Senior Project Manager, Environmental

Evan McClung is a Senior Project Manager for Percheron, LLC. He has over 20 years of experience with a diverse background in the environmental field. Specific professional experience includes project management, staff mentoring and supervision, extensive knowledge and skills with environmental permitting and regulations, wetlands ecology, wildlife ecology, ecological restoration, environmental assessments and monitoring, listed species surveys, and land and species management planning. Mr. McClung has extensive experience as an environmental consultant and as a regulator. Mr. McClung’s in-depth knowledge of environmental issues, regulations, and practices has enabled him to successfully manage multiple complex environmental projects in both the field and office in many regions of the United States.

Robert Coligan

Robert Coligan

PMO Project Control Specialist

Robert Coligan is a PMO Project Specialist for Percheron, LLC. He has over 20 years of experience with a diverse background in project controls. Specific professional experience includes cost reporting, project scheduling, gross margin tracking and analysis, project change management along with experience in general ledger accounting, full accounts payable services audit, and tax package preparation. Mr. Coligan has a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston.

Jason Trevino

Jason Trevino

Project Manager - Survey

Jason Trevino is a Project Manager, Survey for Percheron, LLC.  Jason has over 25 years of industry experience.  He has experience in managing pipeline design projects, from coordinating survey crews through managing the drafting designers and RPLS's.  Jason's experience includes: data processing, preliminary & as-built alignment sheets, plan & profile drawings, cross-section drawings, HDD design drawings, permit drawings, exhibit drawings, navigable waterway pipeline inspection drawings, easement drawings & descriptions, boundary drawings & descriptions, topographic drawings, 3D laser scans, and points clouds.  Jason holds his Oklahoma PLS.

 

Ingrid Fairchild

Ingrid Fairchild

Sr. Project Manager - Environmental

Ingrid Fairchild has over 25 years of experience in the environmental field. Her experience includes all facets of environmental regulatory compliance while working for governmental entities for the greater part of her career and with Percheron for the last few years. Throughout her career, Ingrid has been responsible for obtaining complicated permits requiring coordination with multiple federal, state, and local resource agencies and entities. Her experience includes conducting and managing studies and compliance activities for following: Clean Water Act- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits and permit compliance for Waters of the U.S. avoidance, impacts, creation, and mitigation: National Historic Preservation Act avoidance and mitigation of archeological resources: Threatened and Endangered Species and Migratory Bird Treaty Act surveys and inspections for compliance with laws and permits for avoidance and/or relocation: Phase I, II and III Environmental Site Assessments; National Environmental Policy Act studies and compliance; Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan/ Stormwater Pollution Control and Countermeasures Plan compliance and inspections; asbestos and lead testing and remediation, and hazardous and non-hazardous water storage. In addition, she was responsible for the creation, maintenance and compliance of wetland and stream mitigation banks in accordance with mitigation banking regulations and reviewing agencies.

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