Meet Our Team

KBM GeoSpatial provides aerial services throughout North America. From LiDAR surveys to aerial mapping to sUAS services to digital orthophotography, we have the expertise you’re looking for.

Scott Dodson, CP

Aerial Services Manager

Scott has more than 35 years’ experience in topographic mapping. He has experience with aerial camera manufacturing, calibration, and drone prototype design for proof of concept. He has extensive DOT experience with Caltrans, FDOT, AlDOT, GDOT, and TxDOT. An early LiDAR user, he helped establish procedures to incorporate LiDAR with stereo mapping, leveraging the unique strengths of both technologies. He has won multiple awards for innovative technology solutions, including the ISPRS Innovative product for hardware, and the gold medal for innovative technical project in Texas for a combined terrestrial LiDAR, aerial photogrammetry, and ground truth survey project. Scott has experience managing simultaneous high-profile projects, his largest was a $1.8 million combined two-foot LiDAR, orthophoto, surveying, and GIS project for the 690 square mile Montgomery County GIS update project, which was delivered on time and under budget.

Education
San Bernardino Valley Community College (1986)
Associate of Arts, Computer Science

University of California, Riverside (1989)
Continuing Education, Computer Science

Licenses/Certifications
American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Certified Photogrammetrist (#R1167)

PSMJ Project Manager

Raul Martinez, CP

Photogrammetrist

Raul’s extensive experience includes  auto-triangulation, planimetric and topographic compilation, photogrammetric department operations, and project management. He has completed thousands of acres of land mapping throughout the upper-midwest and off-shore. His work has included an array of topographic forms, such as coal mine field development and reclamation, wind farm developments, transmission line corridors, and municipal and rural developments. Raul oversees aero-triangulation, digital orthophoto generation, and stereo compilation.

Licenses/Certifications
Certified Photogrammetrist (R1428)
American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)

Andrew Werle

Chief Pilot

Andrew is a commercial pilot as well as a small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) operator.

Education
University of North Dakota (2017)
Bachelor of Science, Aeronautics in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations

Licenses/Certifications
Commercial Pilot
Remote Pilot
Flight Instructor

Christian Sovak

LiDAR Technician

Christian offers experience in LiDAR processing and operating the ALS70 LiDAR unit in KBM GeoSpatial’s aircraft. He is also a small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) operator.

Education
University of North Dakota (2014)
Bachelor of Science, Geography

Licenses/Certifications
Remote Pilot