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Staff

Our field and office staff is comprised of individuals who strive for excellence in every aspect of their profession. With over 150 years of collective experience, our educated and energetic staff ensures that Polaris Engineering and Surveying, Inc. consistently delivers a high level of service and top-quality products for its clients.

Daniel Laux, P.S. – Principal – President. Dan has over 40 years of experience in the surveying industry. Along with overseeing the every day management of the company, Dan manages the survey department.

Charles W. Szucs, P.E., P.S. – Principal – Vice President. Chuck has 30 years of experience in the civil engineering field. Chuck helps manage the engineering department and works as the project manager for many of our civil engineering projects.

Dustin R. Keeney, P.E., CPESC – Principal – Secretary. Dusty has over 20 years of experience in the civil engineering field. Dusty helps manage the engineering department and works as the project manager for many of our civil engineering projects. Dusty is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control.

Michael P. Spellacy, P.S. - Mike has over 25 years of experience in the surveying business. Mike is capable of performing all of the different tasks a surveyor is required to perform. Mike mainly works in the office preparing plats, legal descriptions, boundary surveys, etc. Mike also works in the field as a survey party chief as needed.

Kevin Hoffman, P.E., CPESC – Principal – Engineering Department. Kevin is a licensed engineer who has worked as a designer and project manager for ten years. Kevin is a primary contact regarding ongoing engineering projects. Kevin is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control.

John Kohr – Design Engineer. John is a graduate of Cleveland State University with a degree in civil engineering. He has 9 years of experience and works at Polaris as a design engineer.

Mike Douglass – Party Chief. Mike has 20 years of experience in the field of surveying. Mike performs the duties of a party chief for boundary/topographic and construction layout services.

Race Walmsley. Race is a graduate of Akron University. Race is a design engineer.

Rick Thompson, P.S. Rick is a licensed land surveyor and has been practicing surveying for over 30 years and is our office survey manager.

Dave Leinweber, P.S. Dave is a licensed land surveyor with over 20 years of survey experience. Dave performs the duties of a party chief for boundary/topographic and construction layout services.

Joseph Gragg - Joe is a student at Lakeland Community College working towards his Civil Engineering degree. Joe performs Survey and Civil Design Base Mapping duties.

Ryan Kramer - Ryan is a student at Lakeland Community College working towards his Civil Engineering degree. Ryan performs Survey and Civil Design Base Mapping duties.

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