Chad Goretski

Chad Goretski

CAD / Survey Technician

Chad Goretski started with Point of Beginning in 2019. Chad earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Geoscience through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, which encompasses the fields of both Geology and Geography, and has a background in GIS & Spatial Analysis working as an intern for the Town of Rib Mountain and Rib Mountain Sanitary District. Chad will be assisting the Survey Department with topographic surveying drafting, general drafting and technical support.

  +1 (920) 980-7663
  chadg@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

Jacob Lang

Jacob Lang

CAD Technician

Jacob Lang has been with Point of Beginning since 2019. He is currently pursuing an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Mid-State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids. Jacob will be supporting the Survey Division by developing computations for construction staking, topographic surveying drafting, 3D Modeling, legal/boundary work, general drafting and technical support.

  +1 (715) 344-9999
  jacobl@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

Beyond POB, Jacob enjoys fishing, hunting, sports (especially disc golf), spending time with family, and playing chess.

Max Strand

Max Strand

Survey Technician

Max Strand has been with Point of Beginning since 2017. Max has a background in logging for a local Stevens Point Business. Max is a newcomer to surveying and has spent his summer in the field, with hands-on training and plans on attending Mid-State Technical College in December 2017.

  +1 (715) 344-9999
  +1 (715) XXX-XXX
  maxs@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

When Max isn’t pursing his dream of becoming a Survey Technician he enjoys time at his family’s cottage, boating & jet skiing in the summer, hanging out with his girlfriend, family, & friends, and assisting the Amherst Falcon Football team in the fall.

Troy Collins

Troy Collins

Leader of Survey Operations (Green Bay Office)

Troy Collins has been with Point of Beginning since 2012. Troy earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Surveying Engineering at Michigan Technical University in Houghton, Michigan. Prior to working with POB, Troy gained experience as a Survey Crew Chief with a well-established firm in Green Bay and has 12 years of experience in the land surveying field with particular expertise in construction staking, foundation and anchor bolt layout, topographic surveys, property/boundary surveys, and survey project management. Troy manages our Green Bay Office location and is responsible for client contract oversite, project timelines, staff management, and bidding/invoicing.

  +1 (715) 344-9999
  +1 (920) 619-6689
  troyc@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

Troy spends his time out of work with his wife & kids, enjoys hunting the western states and plays hockey in a men’s league out of Green Bay.

Bob Lasky

Bob Lasky

Survey Crew Chief

Bob Lasky has been with Point of Beginning for almost as long as establishment – 2002. His Associates Degree in Civil Engineering complements his many years on the job making him very informative and one of the senior technicians here at POB.

+1 (715) 344-9999
+1 (715) 340-4821
bobl@pobinc.com

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Jordan Brost

Jordan Brost

Professional Land Surveyor

Jordan Brost has been with Point of Beginning since 2013. Jordan graduated from Nicolet Area Technical College with a Associates Degree in Land Surveying and is now a PLS, Professional Land Surveyor. Prior to POB, a Land Surveying Firm out of Portage, Wisconsin employed Jordan and helped make him as knowledgeable as he is today.

+1 (715) 344-9999
+1 (715) 340-1269
jordanb@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

Jordan enjoys all outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, skiing, snowmobiling, and ATVing.

TJ Kingsfield

TJ Kingsfield

Survey Technician

TJ Kingsfield has been with Point of Beginning since 2003. TJ has an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering and Highway Technician that have helped him build and mold his present position with POB. Prior to POB, TJ worked for a local engineering/surveying firm further advancing his education in the field.

+1 (715) 344-9999
+1 (715) 340-5670
tylerk@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

In TJ’s downtime he enjoys any outdoor activities especially hunting and fishing.

Brian “Gus” Jurgella

Brian “Gus” Jurgella

Machine Control Services Technician

Brian Jurgella, AKA Gus, has been with Point of Beginning since 2012. Brian’s roles with Point of Beginning are creating 3D models that are utilized in machine control grading and quantity takeoffs of jobs for estimating. Brian is able to do his job so well because before his time here with POB he was involved with excavating in the heavy civil construction industry while also being able to utilize machine control – making him a now expert in his field.

+1 (715) 344-9999
+1 (715) 340-6843
brianj@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

In his down time, Brian enjoys Wisconsin activities – Hunting, Fishing, and of course, watching the Badgers!

Travis Plantico

Travis Plantico

Survey Project Manager

Travis Plantico has been with Point of Beginning for almost as long as establishment - since 2003. Travis earned his Associates Degree in Civil Engineering from Mid-State Technical College and is certified in AutoCAD, Trimble, and Diggers Hotline Remote Call Entry. Prior to POB, Travis gained experience as a Survey Crew Chief with another firm based out of Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

+1 (715) 344-9999
+1 (715) 570-2045
travis@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

When Travis is not working he enjoys fishing, traveling, and is a drummer for a popular central Wisconsin band.

Chris Knuteson

Chris Knuteson

Director of Surveying

Chris Knuteson has been with Point of Beginning since 2002. Chris earned his Associate's Degree for Civil Engineering through Mid-State Technical College and has certifications in CN Railroad Safety and CPR/First Aid. Prior to POB, Chris worked out of Wisconsin Rapids as Highway Inspection.

  +1 (715) 344-9999
  +1 (715) 340-8911
  chrisk@pobinc.com

Behind-The-Scenes

In his spare time, Chris likes to hunt and musky fish.