Dan Rick, Owner/PresidentDan started his career in land surveying in 2001 as an instrument man. He learned quickly how to operate the equipment and the fundamentals of land surveying. He worked his way up the ranks quickly and in 2006 became a General Manager. Dan has worked on all types of projects including residential developments, apartment complexes and large commercial properties. Being General Manager has allowed him to learn the ins and out of the business side of land surveying along with growing great relationships with clients and employees. In January of 2016, Dan decided to use his experience to run his own company. He started out with 5 employees and has grown Eagle Surveying to over 35 employees in 6 years. He is a very hands on owner who takes pride in his work and it shows in the company that he created and his great team of employees.
Mason Decker, General ManagerMason began surveying out of high school, starting as a helper in the field. At the time, thinking it would only be a summer job, he found that he had a passion for Surveying and continued his work as a full-time surveyor and student. Mason’s hard work and dedication led him to become a Crew Chief. He eventually found himself working as a drafting technician in the office. With his experience in the field and office, he stepped up to fill the role of field coordinator and ultimately General Manager. Now he uses his experiences and communication skills to oversee the daily operations of Eagle Surveying by working with clients and team members to ensure that their needs are met in a timely and accurate manner.
Matthew Raabe, Registered Professional Land SurveyorHolder of a degree in digital information mapping from Texas A&M, Matthew has extensive surveying experience in residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional projects. He’s been in the industry since 1993, joining Eagle in 2018.
Gilbert Ybarra, Registered Professional Land SurveyorGilbert began his surveying career in 1989 as a board drafter after graduating high school in Pecos, Texas. He had the privilege of working with various surveying and engineering firms, the Texas Highway Department, and a Fortune 500 Oil Company; along this journey Gilbert became a Surveyor in Training (SIT) in 2009. Gilbert worked full time while attending the University of Texas of the Permian Basin for 6 years becoming a Cum Laude graduate with a bachelor’s degree in History in 2015, and holds a SIT certification.
Caleb McCanlies,Registered Professional Land Surveyor Caleb began his land surveying career in 2018 shortly after graduating cum laude from the University of North Texas with a bachelor’s degree in applied arts & sciences. He joined Eagle in 2020, obtained his SIT certification in 2021, and earned his RPLS license in 2023. Caleb has worked on a wide variety of site surveying and platting projects including Denton Enterprise Airport, Golden Triangle Mall, and Robson Ranch.
Brad Eubanks, Platting Manager, Surveyor in TrainingBrad Eubanks has over 20 years of land surveying experience and has spent the last 10 years working alongside civil engineers on a wide array of land development projects. After passing the S.I.T. exam in 2021, he plans to take the R.P.L.S. exam in the fall of 2023.
Greg Lacey, Operations ManagerIn surveying since 1995 and with Eagle since 2017, Greg is experienced with all field processes and operation of all data collecting instruments. He’s worked on major projects including multi-story office buildings, community parks, and Habitat for Humanity homes. Currently, Greg is responsible for moving projects through our various departments and managing them to successful completion.
Mike Skelton, Construction ManagerMike, with Eagle since 2016, is a 20-year industry veteran with significant experience in large scale construction projects including the LBJ Express Tollway Project, the DFW Amazon Distribution Center, and many subdivisions and commercial developments.
Todd Rutland, Drafter ManagerTodd started his survey career in 2013 and joined the Eagle team in 2020. Todd provides expertise to our team in drafting plats, ALTA surveys, Category 1A surveys, topographic surveys, title surveys, form board surveys, slab elevation exhibits, and boundary surveys. In the past, Todd has worked on notable projects such as the Army Corps of Engineers sector gates in South Louisiana, 3D scanning and modeling of oil and gas related production facilities, and the Louisiana statewide acoustic imaging for bridge inspections project. He also has experience with rapid prototyping new and innovative equipment used in the conventional and hydrographic survey data collection processes.
Chad Wrenn, DrafterChad has a degree in Engineering Technology from the University of Memphis and has been drafting since 2007. His drafting and engineering expertise, coupled with his unmatched approach to customer service, makes him an invaluable part of our team. Chad is currently studying in preparation for the 2023 SIT exam.
Tyler Rank, Project ManagerHe’s our Auto CAD expert and has worked with landowners, developers, lenders, investors, realtors, title companies, and municipalities providing surveys, easement and zoning exhibits, platting, and more. Tyler has been in the industry since 2013, joining us in 2019.
Tyler McCaslin, Field Coordinator Beginning his survey industry career in 2006, Tyler has worked the last 14 years as a Crew Chief. His major project experience includes Globe Life Field, Buc-ee’s and the DART Commuter Rail, as well as numerous residential and commercial developments. Since 2018, Tyler has been with Eagle, where his attention to detail and technical expertise suits him well in his current position.
Annie Watson, Administrator of Client Services Well-known throughout the Denton County community and the surrounding area, Annie has more than a decade of experience in land surveying office administration and is most proud of her professional work ethic and exemplary customer service skills.
Jolene Pudenz, Administrator of OperationsJolene joined the Eagle Team in 2022, bringing nearly 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. Her vast knowledge of servicing, selling and training now helps her guide our clients through the entire process of obtaining a survey.
Aleesha (Lee) Patterson, Administrator of Human Resources Joining Eagle in 2022 as the receptionist, Aleesha quickly exhibited her ambition and a willingness to learn. Now, in addition to answering phones and greeting customers, she assists employees with HR-related matters. Having attended the College of Western Idaho and Boise State, Aleesha looks forward to continuing her education in business management.
Alesha Rick, AdministratorAlesha joined the Eagle team in 2017 after a 20 year career in insurance. Her customer service experience and ability to adapt to wearing multiple hats has helped to keep the office running smoothly. She takes pride in her work and is dedicated to the continued success of our company.
222 South Elm Street, Suite 200Denton, Texas 76201