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Westwood Appoints Carlson to Lead Survey for Midwest Region


June 29, 2016
By Business Wire News

MINNEAPOLIS

Westwood Professional Services, Inc., (Westwood), an award-winning, multi-disciplined surveying and engineering firm, has promoted Nate Carlson, PS, from the position of St. Cloud Office Leader to regional Director of Survey. Carlson has relocated to the firm’s corporate office location in Minneapolis.

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Nate Carlson, PS, to be Westwood's Director of Survey for the Midwest region. (Photo: Business Wire)

Nate Carlson, PS, to be Westwood’s Director of Survey for the Midwest region. (Photo: Business Wire)

In this role, Carlson will provide surveying leadership and guidance to support teams in Westwood’s Minneapolis and St. Cloud, MN, Dickinson, ND, and Kansas City, KS office locations. He will focus on building business within Westwood’s Land Division and collaborating with companywide leadership to identify regional and national strategic growth opportunities for surveying services.

National Survey Services leader and firm vice president, Jay Wittstock, PS, has worked closely with Carlson on projects and while managing the St. Cloud office himself. Wittstock says, “Nate is a highly effective manager and leader and this transition is a logical next step. He understands the needs of our clients and our business, and knows how to align teams to deliver great service. I look forward to working more closely with him on survey strategy as we continue to grow throughout the U.S.”

Carlson is a licensed land surveyor in seven states and has experience in all of the company’s markets, including residential and commercial development, wind and solar energy, power delivery, and oil, gas, and pipeline.

Terry Strus, PS, has transitioned to the position of St. Cloud Office Leader and will take over Carlson’s previous duties. His strong surveying background and BS in Business Finance make him uniquely qualified to fill this role.

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)
Westwood is an award-winning national surveying and engineering services provider for commercial and residential development, wind and solar energy, electric transmission, and oil and gas pipeline projects. Westwood was established in 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has grown to serve clients across the nation from multiple U.S. offices.

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