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Emily K. Pierce

Emily K. Pierce

Survey Operations Director

Emily is professional land surveyor licensed by the State of Wisconsin with substantial work experience. She is responsible for assisting with the business management of the land surveying operations.  This includes serving as a high-level crew leader, project management, promotion of services, primary contact lead, and meeting all client expectations, while seeing a project through all aspects, start to finish.  Her duties also include project research, field work, data analysis, and drafting of all mapping products and land descriptions.  She assists with project tracking and direction of administrative staff regarding document preparation and client correspondence.  Emily incorporates respect, curiosity, flexibility, and profitability as core values in the work she does, and she delivers quality work fast, with honesty and integrity.

Emily specializes in consulting with clients regarding regulatory issues pertaining to their project and has an extensive knowledge of local ordinances.  She works regularly with WDNR, FEMA, county, and town zoning personnel to help guide clients with their project needs.  She has an extensive background and experience with subdividing sections, the re-establishment of the US Public Land Survey System corners.  She works with project management and coordination to ensure that timelines and expectations are exceeded, and is the lead on quality control within the land surveying department.

Emily served as the President of the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors in 2016 and remains an active member on their Board of Directors.  She is also in tune with the actions of the National Society of Land Surveyors, serving as a representative of the surveyors of Wisconsin on their Board of Directors.   She is also active with the Geospatial Committee and the Ethics and Standards of Practice Committee at the state level, and she chairs the Workforce Development Committee at the national level.

Prior to her current position, Emily served as the County Surveyor for Marathon County, Wisconsin.  She served in that capacity for 5 years, and worked for the Conservation, Planning, and Zoning office of Marathon County for 13 years.  There she gained the knowledge and experience to navigate local and state ordinances and statutes to help clients meet their goals.

Emily holds an Associates Degree in Science, specializing in Land Surveying from Nicolet College in 2001.  She also continued her education and acquired additional certificates as a Certified Survey Technician in 2003.  She earned her Professional Land Surveyor’s license in 2005, and she acquired her certification as a Certified Federal Surveyor in 2013.

In her spare time, Emily enjoys coaching volleyball for the local high school and youth club programs.  She is active with the youth softball program and loves to watch her two daughters contribute to their sports teams.  She and her husband also enjoy traveling and spending time outdoors with their family.