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Meet The Team


Our staff has over 100 years of collective surveying experience.  

Rick Wilson

Owner, Professional Land Surveyor

Education: BS – Southwest Missouri State University

Registrations: Missouri Land Surveyor Number 1970

Affiliations: Ozarks Chapter, Missouri Association of Professional Land Surveyors President – 1992

Missouri Association of Registered Land Surveyors Director 1987 through 1990

National Society of Professional Surveyors

Rick started as a survey technician in 1971, progressed through surveying and project coordination in the 1970’s. In the 1980’s he worked as a Drafting Contractor, Associate Coordinator, surveyor in Saudi Arabia and opened his own surveying company in 1981. By 2001 he added a Director of Construction for a major company to his resume; overseeing jobs in Missouri, Illinois, Massachusetts and Texas. His own surveying company is still in operation


Andy Watts

Survey Coordinator

Has been a employee of Wilson Survey for 20 Years

Michael Baird

Computer Drafter

Mark Young



Education: M.Sc., Engineering Management, University of Kansas, 1996;

B.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Missouri – Rolla, 1975.

Registration: PE – Missouri, Kansas Illinois, South Carolina

LS – Missouri

Affiliations: American Water Works Association (AWWA).

Water Environment Federation (WEF)

Mark has progressed from chainman on a survey crew to upper level private practice management over a 30 year period. Engineering expertise includes land development design modeling and master planning for water and wastewater systems, design of collection, transmission, distribution, pumping systems as well as stormwater management planning and modeling, and drainage facility design. Business development expertise includes relationship

development, proposal preparation, and formal presentations. Management expertise includes understanding of cost accounting as well as personnel and project management.

Cory Davenport

Senior Engineering Technician


Associates Degree in Drafting & Design, working toward a BS in Engineering.

Spent 10 years working at various engineering firms in Springfield and 6 years on his own providing support to

Surveying and Engineering companies.


His goal is to become a Civil/Petroleum Engineer.

Robert Wilson

Engineering Technician 


Gerald Adgate

Party Chief


Max Hillermann

Engineering Technician

Brian Pellham

Survey Party Chief


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