Spatial Technologies Calgary Team
Brett Findlater has been part of the Geomatics community in western Canada for over 20 years. After completing a computer programming degree at Mount Royal College, Brett began his work career with companies during the early stages of GPS technology. He has assisted and supported countless clients throughout the rapid adoption of GNSS technology.
Brett worked for Leica Geosystems as a direct sales representative before forming Spatial Technologies with Rick Kurash in 2002.
As part of the ownership team, along with Richard Andrews, Brett continues to focus on providing our clients with the best service and support, while continuing to be a leading supplier of high quality measurement technologies to the Geomatics industry.
Richard Andrews has been part of the surveying, engineering and Geomatics community since graduating from the University of Calgary Geomatics Engineering program in 1991. Richard has an extensive background in surveying, and has obtained his British Columbia and Canada Lands Surveyor commissions, in addition to being a registered Professional Engineer with APEGA.
Richard was a support engineer for Leica Geosystems and has worked throughout North America providing support and conducting many seminars on GPS processing and survey adjustments. Richard also worked closely with the Leica Geosystems product development teams at Leica’s headquarters in Switzerland providing input and testing new Geomatics products.
Richard has been with Spatial Technologies since 2005 and as part of the ownership team, along with Brett Findlater, he is actively involved in ensuring Spatial Technologies is at the forefront of all measurement technologies.
Rick has enjoyed his many years working with and becoming friends with many clients and colleagues throughout North America. Rick is enjoying his active retirement but can still be reached through Spatial Technologies should you need to make contact with him.
Jeff Johnston, ALS, P.Eng assumed the role of Technical Sales Professional for Southern Alberta and Saskatchewan in late 2012. Jeff has worked on, or managed, everything from small scale topographic surveys, to large commercial developments, legal subdivisions, well sites and pipelines, as well as the high precision needs of the Calgary LRT project.
A Calgary native, Jeff is also a Professional Engineer and Alberta Land Surveyor with over 15 years of experience in the industry. Jeff’s Geomatics Engineering degree from the University of Calgary (1997), Alberta Land Surveyors Commission (2004) and P.Eng designation (2005) allows Jeff to give unique insight to the needs, challenges, and successes of the Geomatics industry.
Tim O’Bray joined the Spatial Technologies technical sales team covering southern Alberta and Saskatchewan in 2012. Tim has over 20 years experience in the Alberta surveying industry. He has owned and operated Talon Survey Solutions in Calgary since 2003. Tim will help to strengthen our position as one of the most trusted suppliers of high quality measurement solutions.
Matt Teppler graduated from the University of Calgary in 2003 with a BSc in Geography specializing in GIS and remote sensing. He spends the majority of his time in the service shop providing customers with all levels of service support. With service training from both Leica and Juniper systems, he is capable of providing quality, factory certified repair to Leica GPS equipment as well as Allegro data collectors. In addition to his responsibilities in the service shop, Matt prepares and manages Spatial’s extensive rental fleet, provides assistance to the rest of the Spatial team during various training seminars and deals with much of the shipping and receiving.
Joining Spatial in May of 2008 Val Wallace brings a strong background in finance and accounting to the position of accountant.
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