Owner, Corporate Secretary/Treasurer, Survey Supervisor
Merlin Miller currently serves as an Owner and Corporate Secretary of the firm, as well as Survey Supervisor. Merlin Miller is a Professional Land Surveyor with almost 40 years of experience, 30 of those years as a PLS.
He is involved in contract execution, client relations, budget and finance, recruiting, and the Operational Management of the surveying department. Mr. Miller, as Survey Supervisor, is responsible for the management and supervision of land survey crews and survey cad technicians for the successful completion of projects. Duties include selection of staff and equipment for project scheduling and organization, project completion, and quality review of all deliverables. Merlin’s expertise includes GPS equipment, boundary, cadastral, topographic, hydrographic and right-of-way surveying. He is assisted by a highly qualified staff, administers all areas of the survey section, including staffing, project development, quality control, equipment purchases and maintenance.
Merlin attended Auburn University, majoring in civil engineering, and the University of South Alabama, majoring in Geography. He is a licensed professional land surveyor in the states of Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Survey Project Manager
Richard (Ricky) Thames serves as a project manager in the survey department of the firm. Ricky is a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor with 23 years of experience and is involved with client relations, survey department office management, project scheduling and assigning, property research, proposals, and estimating. He has experience with elevation certificates, LOMA letters and legals; he has also served as party chief of survey crews, completed boundary surveys, topographic surveys, as-built surveys, construction staking, subdivision staking, legal descriptions, and ALTA surveys.
Ricky attended Southeast College of Technology, where he received an Associate of Science Degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design in 1996. Ricky also attended the University of South Alabama, where he studied engineering. Prior to his time with McCrory & Williams, Ricky worked with Rester & Coleman Engineers, Harper & Garratt Engineers and Thompson Engineering. Ricky is licensed professional land surveyor in the states of Alabama and Mississippi and is affiliated with ASPLS and MAPS.
Mr. LeCroy has an Associate of Civil Engineering from Alabama Technical College and has 19 years of survey experience in the capacity of CAD Technician using MicroStation, Fieldworks, Sitework, and COGO Classic for processing and importing survey field data, creating 3-D terrain models and topography maps. Mr. LeCroy has field experience as a Crew Chief and Instrument and Rodman making him uniquely qualified to interpret the field data. He has extensive experience in property and mortgage surveys, and bridge, highway, topographic, construction and utility surveys.