(listed in alphabetical order by last name)
Ethan Carr, LSIT
Recently graduated with a land survey degree from the Glenview State University in 2021, Ethan Carr (LSIT) was hired to work on the Qk4 Elite Land Survey Team. As a second-generation land surveyor, Ethan continues a legacy of professional land surveying decisions in Kentucky. He is one of the NSPS Young Surveyor Chapter leads, is willing to work, loves the outdoors, and has spent his first year collecting millions of points across the Commonwealth of Kentucky armed with all the advanced tools in the survey toolbox.
Tyler Pence, PLS
Tyler Pence, PLS is Sales and Operations Director for Precision Products, LLC, the Trimble Geospatial Dealer for Kentucky, Tennessee, and Southern Indiana. As the son of a Land Surveyor, Tyler grew up with a passion for the profession. Licensed in Kentucky, he spent many of his years climbing the hills of central Kentucky locating and solving boundaries. Now Tyler helps other Surveyors and Engineers get the most out of technologies from the latest in GNSS, Robotics, 3D scanning, UAV photogrammetry and LiDAR, all the way to the Trimble MX9 mobile mapper.
Ben Shinabery, PLS
Ben Shinabery, PLS is a land survey project manager at Qk4, Inc. where he specializes in high definition digital terrain modeling through traditional survey, 3D Laser Scanning and Aerial Drone Mapping. His experience ranges from collecting 3D data with everything from a plumb bob to high res color mobile mapping LiDAR. He grew up helping his dad survey through the corn fields of Michigan and later ran a survey field crew in the swamps of Florida – Full spectrum land surveying: cold and frozen to hot and humid. Now, Ben would rather pick a nice day and program his drone to do the mapping for him. He prides himself on helping others visualize geographic data in an engaging and understandable way. He lives with his bride and three kids in Simpsonville, Kentucky.
Recently graduated with a civil engineering degree from the University of Kentucky in 2019, Luke Woodyard was hired to work on the Land Survey team for Qk4 Inc. A unicorn of sorts to the surveying community in Kentucky, Luke wanted to be a surveyor like his grandfather and not just settle for being an engineer. He is willing to work, loves the outdoors, and has spent his first couple of years collecting millions of points across the Commonwealth of Kentucky armed with a pair of the best GPS units, and a scanning total station.